I need power and lots of it. However, it’s disappointing that the drive doesn’t support a faster double-layer burn speed than 4x, which is well under the maximum speed that stand-alone DVD burners can achieve for double-layer discs 18x. You are downloading trial software. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, It exceeded our expectations in many of our tests and it was a fairly inconspicuous operator. This greatly reduces compatibility problems, especially with older DVD players.

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Blu-ray, triumphant from its victory over HD-DVD, has hit the PC platform at prices so low that you should reconsider buying a standalone Blu-ray player. System Requirements OS Required. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more!

Or choose door No. The PC Blu-ray drives we have seen are exorbitantly priced, which is not surprising for new technology while we haven’t seen any HD DVD drives personally yet.

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Act like bcc business depends on them Backups: You can find products similar to this one for sale below. While movies are going to be a huge part of who wins the war it’s going bx come down to availability of players, and while HD DVD has the XBOX along with a small lineup of laptops and the retail market, Blu-ray has not only the Playstation 3 and the retail market but a good line-up of laptops thanks to Sony and a number of ROM drives from not only ASUS but companies like Pioneer, BenQ and Panasonic.


By 1205lt to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy. Verbatim-branded Blu-ray data discs were also read without any qualms, and quite quickly much quicker than what the Pioneer BDRBK could muster.


The kind of person who is getting stuck into the format war is bcc same kind of person who has a good media center PC, so having a competitively priced ROM is quite important for the market. The drive’s specific measurements are Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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ASUS BCPT – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM drive – Serial ATA – internal Overview – CNET

He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. The battle for the hearts and minds of consumers for the successor to the DVD continues unabated, with both next-generation formats, Blu-ray and HD DVD locked in a stalemate that analysts believe is unlikely to be resolved for at least another year. Please check with your supplier for exact offers. This result is fractionally better than what we were expecting and 1205pr that the drive lived up to expectations in this area.


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I need power and lots of it. Reading our burnt, double-layer discs wasn’t an issue for the drive; it accomplished this task in only 17min 35sec, which is faster than we were expecting.

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The rear of the BCPT is 1205;t straightforward. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Large drive for a low price Large drive for a low price by Dong Ngo. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. The main PCB only sends the data and clock signal through the connectors and cables.