Sony® VAIO X Series DVD Drive
Tips for efficiently using Sony VAIO X Series DVD Drive
The new Sony VAIO X Series is the world’s lightest notebook. The laptop comes with 2GHZ Intel® Processor with a large 11.1” scratch-resistant LCD with a resolution of 1366x768 and 16:9 aspect ratios. The electrostatic touchpad of the laptop with multi-touch functionality gives the user maximum performance with many functions like zoom in, flip through pictures etc. Built-in microphone and the new Intel® sound card gives maximum hearing experience to the user. The laptop uses a 128 GB Solid State Drive instead of a typical spinning hard disk drive. The laptop needs a DVD drive to read CD, DVD disk, play DVD titles, write to CD and backup your files to CD. You can use an Internal Notebook Slim DVD-ROM and CD-RW Combo Drive for this purpose. The drive has many new features to support your laptop performance. The drive has a 2MB buffer memory with IDE/ATAPI interface. The drive can write and read CD at a speed of 3600 KB/sec and DVD in a speed of 10800 KB/Sec. The drive needs only 130ms to access a DVD and 130ms for CD. The DVD drive requires some other drivers to support its working. It requires a Filter driver to filter Input Output requests for the driver. A bus driver is needed to set the driver registers in a proper power state. A function driver is required for providing operational interface to the drive.
There are some tips for efficiently using this drive. They are:
- External drive
- System Requirements
- Upgrade the drive
You can use Internal Notebook Slim DVD-ROM and CD-RW Combo Drive as your Sony VAIO X Series DVD drive. But, if you wish DVD drive to work little faster, you can use an external DVD drive. You can connect the external drive through the USB port of the laptop. You can use USB2.0 External Slim DVD-ROM & CD-RW Combo Drive as the external DVD drive if you are having USB2.0 port in your laptop.
The Internal Notebook Slim DVD-ROM and CD-RW Combo Drive requires minimum system configuration for better working. The drive requires Microsoft® Windows® 7 as operating system. The laptop must have a processor with speed up to 166 MHZ. The drive requires a 128 MB RAM and an available notebook optical drive connector. For the DVD drive to work better it should meet the minimum system requirements.
Upgrade the drive
The Internal Notebook Slim DVD-ROM and CD-RW Combo Drive require regular upgrades for giving maximum performance. You might be upgrading your laptop and its components regularly. But, if you forget to upgrade the DVD drive, the drive might not work properly. It is because new components of the laptop might not be compatible with the old drive. You can upgrade the drive to new versions like Internal Notebook DVD Writer DVD Burner Drive - 8X Double Layer or Sony PCG K Series Internal Notebook DVD Writer DVD Burner Drive.