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Optical Drive

Asus - BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer

( 4.5 Average / 90 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Asus

Part #

BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS

Form Factor

5.25"

Interface

SATA 3 Gb/s

Cache

8MB

CD-ROM Speed

48X

CD-R Speed

48X

CD-RW Speed

24X

DVD-ROM Speed

16X

DVD+R Speed

16X

DVD+R Dual-Layer Speed

8X

DVD+RW Speed

8X

DVD-R Speed

16X

DVD-R Dual-Layer Speed

8X

DVD-RW Speed

6X

DVD-RAM Speed

12X

BD-ROM Speed

8X

BD-R Speed

12X

BD-RE Speed

2X

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Reviews

iNonEntity 16 points 31 months ago
from completed build NeoBlue

Sounds like a fan, decent speed.

Kmak 13 points 29 months ago
from completed build Team Canada, Going for Gold

Good solid drive, haven't had a lot of oppertunity to try out all functions yet but so far it's fast and doesn't spool up like a 747

ObsidianDrone 13 points 25 months ago
from completed build Drone 1

Works great but a faster write speed is needed.

jswadener 8 points 24 months ago
from completed build Swadizzle

Works great, but is loud while reading discs.

GraveDoctor 12 points 22 months ago

Got it for burning Blu-Rays, haven't done a single one. 5/5

gaptoothkid 5 points 15 months ago
from completed build PrettyNPink

This Blue Ray has been used in 3 computers so far. No problems, Plug-n-Play worked every time. Some people complain that it doesn't play Blue ray straight out of the box. That is a software thing, not the player. You need a 3rd party decoder for Blue ray.

hbergberg 12 points 14 months ago
from completed build Bergatroid

I probably spent too much on this but it reads blu rays and zoo tycoon like a champ.

oneflygtiguy 30 points 7 months ago
from completed build The Unryzen

Who doesn't still have some retro game that they need to install on optical? Am I right?

Renegade-MMXV 10 points 3 months ago
from completed build Renegade v4.20

The CD/DVD Drive is loud when actively working, yes. However, it is damn fast at burning/ripping data to and from discs.