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Optiarc 24x Internal DVD+/-RW Drive Burner Archival Duplication Grade 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model 5280S-CB

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  • 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM
  • 1MB Cache

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 395 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 395 days
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Customer Reviews of the Sony Optiarc America Inc 5280S-CB

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  • Marvin S.
  • 1/30/2015 8:48:03 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice DVD Drive

Pros: Have Ordered 2 of these drives prior to this one. They have all worked well, with the exception of one. The tray is a bit sticky. Other than that, they all record and play back Dual Layer DVDs with no problems. Dual Layers have a tendency top be very picky when recording. One thing I might mention. Do spend the extra money when buying Dual Layer DVDs. I have found VERBATIM dual layer DVDs to be the absolute best with very few coasters. I would definitely NOT recommend MEMOREX Dual Layer DVDs (cheaper than Verbatims). I have had terrible luck with these with high burn failure rates. In this case, you do get what you pay for

Cons: Other than one with a sticky tray, they have all worked well.

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  • Fred R.
  • 5/9/2014 7:09:14 AM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuyer Beware

Pros: None

Cons: Unit not manufactured by Sony.

Other Thoughts: Buyer Beware!!!! This device is not manufactured by Sony. The nameplate shows the device is designed by Sony but the manufacturer is Philips & Liteon Digital Solutions Corporation. I purchased four of these and returned them all.

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  • Galen M.
  • 2/16/2014 5:19:12 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsOptiarc Internal DVD Burner

Pros: It worked out of the box. I cannot comment on its overall capabilities at this time because I haven't tried them out.

You can install your software programs without difficulty, however.

Cons: Unlike my earlier EIDE Sony, nothing else came with this, so I don't know what to use with this.

You cannot by default play ANY DVD on a fresh installation of Windows 8. I would have paid more money for software designed to work with this.

Other Thoughts: Your upgrade from Windows XP WILL NOT be seamless. You cannot play any movie dvd unless you download a separate independent player like VLC media player, etc.

Why should the customer have to spend an hour or more researching on the internet what play software might work with windows 8 ?

Don't get me started on Windows 8. Wait till you get to the guest account.

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