Latest release date:
8 September 2009
Free to existing customers.
Windows 95, 98, NT4, ME, 2000, XP, 2003 Server, Vista, Win7, 2008 Server.
(95 and NT requires IE4 or higher)
16 MB RAM, between 1 GB and 50 GB of free disk space.
PassMark Test CD and DVD product page
The PassMark BurnInTest optical drive test routine requires a PassMark Test CD/DVD/BD. You can either purchase these discs from PassMark Software or produce your own CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs using CD-Maker.
The advantages of using our discs are twofold. Firstly, our discs are pressed rather than burnt. This results in less errors and the resulting discs are more reflective (giving a better signal to noise ratio). Secondly, the PassMark test DVD and Blu-ray discs are dual layer discs, while many writeable DVDs and Blu-ray discs, as well as Blu-ray burners, are single layer only.
Thus, when possible we recommend you use our optical drive test discs or a combination of pressed discs and burnt discs.
PassMark CD-Maker generates the necessary disk files, through which it is possible for the tester to burn the data CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs with your own optical disc burner.
Download the CD-Maker utility here* (Zip file, 126KB)
* A program such as WinZip is required to uncompress these files.