DVD drive in Lenovo® Essential G555 laptops
Features and usability of DVD drive in Lenovo Essential G555 laptops
The all new Essential series laptop, G555 from Lenovo, offers mainstream computing with entertainment and energy efficient features. Powered by the AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core M320 Processor and a main memory of 4 GB PC2-6400 DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz, the Lenovo G555 is a powerhouse when it comes to computing. Sporting a 15.6" screen at a maximum resolution of 1366x768 and a dedicated ATI Mobile Radeon HD4200 512MB graphics card, the laptop handles high definition video as well as casual games easily. Battery life is good thanks to Lenovo Energy Management 5.0 which ensures enhanced battery backup by preventing unnecessary recharges, and uses advanced energy-saving technology. It reduces the need to recharge the battery again and again.
The functionality of the DVD drive in Lenovo Essential G555 laptops and the need of drivers for using this hardware are discussed in the following points:
- Read DVDs
- Burn DVDs
- Need of drivers
DVD or the digital video disk is one of the most commonly used optical disk for data storage. The capacity of the DVD has gone up over the years. There are dual layer DVDs available in the market nowadays capable of storing up to 7.5 GB of data. The DVD drive in Lenovo Essential G555 laptop is capable of reading a whole range of DVDs. The DVD drive is used to read data from data DVDs, video DVDs and music DVDs.
The DVD drive is capable of writing data to a blank disk. You can burn DVDs using the DVD drive of the laptop, thereby backing up your valuable data. The drive burns the DVD by etching the surface with a series of points which correspond to binary digits zero and one. The drive is capable of writing data to a number of disk types; from the normal CD to the dual layer disk. It enables you to record media to a disk of your choice.
The need to install drivers for the DVD drive is essential. The drive works properly only if you install the drivers for the device. If no drivers are installed or incorrect drivers are installed then the drive might not function properly. For the proper functioning of the DVD drive, you need to install the drivers. Most probably the drivers for the drive are provided to you in CD with the drive at the time of purchase.