LG Goldstar GCE-8520B 52X24X52 IDE CD-RW Drive

Part# 843607


LG Goldstar GCE-8520B 52X24X52 IDE CD-RW Drives, LG CD-Burners


LG Goldstar GCE-8520B 52X24X52 IDE CD-RW Drive

LG Electronics GCE-8520B 52x24x52x Internal CD Burner with 52x Write/24x ReWrite/52x Read CD-RW Drive. The GCE-8520B takes its place in the line-up of High Speed CD-RW Drives from LG. The 52x24x52x package has a 2MB Buffer with SuperLink for Buffer Underrun Error Protection, and is Mt.Rainier Compliant for True Drag and Drop file copying, MPC-III Compliant, and Windows XP/2000/ME/98/3.1/NT Compatible; this is one fast drive. Mounts Vertical or Horizontal, Motorized tray loading. Includes drive, two-drive IDE Cable, Audio Cable, Mounting Screws, Manuals for Drive and Software.


  • Write, Read, and Rewrite Your Own CDs
  • Data Transfer Rate:
    24x Rewritable/CD-RW
    52x Record/CD-R
    52x Max Read/CD-ROM
  • 100ms Average Access Time
  • 2MB Buffer with ExacLink for Buffer Underrun Error Protection
  • MPC III Compliant
  • Windows XP/2000/ME/98/95/3.1/NT Compatible
  • Convenient E-IDE/ATAPI/Plug and Play Interface
  • New, Bulk Package


Type Internal, CD-RW Drive
Transfer Rates:  
Write CD-RW: 24x, 16x, 12x, 8x, 4x, 2x
CD-R: 52x, 48x, 40x, 32x, 24x, 16x, 12x, 8x
Read 52x Max. CD-ROM.
Data Transfer Rate(Burst) 16.67MB/sec (PIO Mode 4 or Multi-DMA Mode 2)
33.34MB/sec (UDMA Mode 2)
Access Time 100ms 1/3 Stroke, Average
160ms Full Stroke, Average
Buffer Size 2MB Buffer with SuperLink Buffer
Underrun Error Protection
Interface E-IDE/ATAPI
Loading Motorized Tray
Drive OS Compatibility



Windows XP/2000/ME/98/95/3.1/NT 4.0+/Dos 3.1+

(Above Plus) Solaris Ver.2.4+, Linux Slackware v.2.3+

Supported Formats



CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-DA, CD-Extra, CD-Text, CD-R (Orange Book Part 2), and CD-RW (Orange Book Part 3) Supports High Speed Disc Media

Photo CD (Single and Multisession) , CD-I FMV* and Video CD*

Mounting Internal, Vertical, or Horizontal
Front Panel Controls/Indicators Stop/Eject, Play/Skip, Disc Write LED, Disc Access LED, Headphone Volume Control, Headphone Jack, Emergency Eject Pinhole
Rear Panel Connections Power, IDE/ATAPI Connector, Mode Select, Jumper, Audio Output, Digital Line Output
Authoring Tools Supplied Nero 5.5 Burning ROM, Nero InCD
MTBF 120,000 POH
Size (WxDxH) Standard Half Height Drive Size
5.75" x 7.44" x 1.63"
(146mm x 189mm x 41.5mm)
Weight 2.01lbs. (0.9kg)
Accessories Supplied

Two Drive IDE Cable
Audio Cable
Mounting Screws

Warranty One Year Warranty

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