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LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40 - OEM

  • 16X BD-R Writing
  • BDXL Compatible
  • Do not include power DVD
  • 4MB Cache
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Learn more about the LG Electronics WH16NS40

General

Brand
LG
Model
WH16NS40
Includes
Bare Drive
Type
Internal Blu-ray Burner

Performance

Cache
4MB
BD-ROM Access Time
180 ms

Write Speed

BD-R
16X
BD-RE
2X
DVD+R
16X
DVD+RW
8X
DVD-R
16X
DVD-RW
6X
CD-R
48X
CD-RW
24X
BD-RE DL
2X
DVD+R DL
8X
DVD-R DL
8X
DVD-RAM
5X

Read Speed

BD-ROM
12X
DVD-ROM
16X
CD-ROM
48X

Physical Spec

Panel Color
Black

Configuration

Load Type
Tray
Interface
SATA

Software

Operating Systems Supported
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

Features

Features
16X BD-R WRITE CAPABILITY

SERIAL ATA INTERFACE

WRITE AND READ QUAD, TRIPLE, DOUBLE LAYER BD-R DISCS

M-DISC SUPPORT

MAX. 16X DVD+/-R WRITE SPEED

BLU-RAY DISC, DVD AND CD FAMILY READ/WRITE COMPATIBLE

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Anonymous
  • 12/22/2014 4:38:39 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsso far works

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Works as expected.
Great price.
Quiet.

Cons: No cons.
Download VLC for free to play Bluray and DVD.
Download CDBurnerXP or ImgBurn for burning Bluray or DVD for free.

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  • Michael S.
  • 12/15/2014 11:10:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Has all the toys,

Cons: this is a bare drive, no software, no nothing, do not buy unless you are willing to spend more than the drive for software. 3D Blu-Ray is owned by Sony so every one has to pay royalties. So software to run this drive to its total capabilities is going to cost you plenty and their are only 3 available on the market. but the Blu-Ray plays and copy's great. the 3D and M is a ? I have always hated Sony now I have another reason. For 30 years I have boycotted Sony. you should do the same.

Other Thoughts: Software has not caught up with demand

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  • Tony M.
  • 12/11/2014 7:55:02 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes what it says

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: It does everything it says it will do. It's a CD drive... Come on... Read the specs... Not too Loud... I would buy it again for sure

Cons: It doesnt come with any software for watching Blu-Ray movies. If you havent learned this yet, Win 7 Ultimate and Win 8 do. Win 8.1 doesnt have DVD and Blu-Ray playback support. You have to have Win 8.1 Pro (because Media center is not offered for Win 8.1 reg) then download Media Center for 10 bucks so that sucks. You will have to download a third party program all the free ones didnt work very well. Hard to navigate etc. I used Cyberlink Power DVD. It works just fine...

Other Thoughts: My System Specs

- Corsair Carbide 500R Black case with side panel fan.

- ASUS Z97 Pro (WIFI) AC Mobo
Model #: Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)

- Intel Core I7 4790K
Model # BX80646I74790K

- EVGA 850 B2 Bronze PSU
Model #: 110-B2-0850-V1

- Team Xtreem (2x8) GB DDR3 2400 Ram
Model #: TXD316G2400HC10QDC01

- EVGA Geforce GTX 970 SC Blower style
Model # 04G-P4-1972-KR (Replacing due to fan noise)

- Samsung EVO 500gb SSD
Model # MZ-7TE500BW

- 1TB WD Blue 6gb/s Hdd
Model # WD10EZEX

- LG Blu-Ray Burner
Model # WH16NS40

- Arctic MX-4 Carbon-Based Thermal compound
Model # AC-MX4

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  • Fletcher S.
  • 12/9/2014 7:14:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Blu-ray drive

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Works as advertised.

Cons: None.

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  • Charles M.
  • 12/3/2014 9:19:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDrive has problems!

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Price

Cons: I have ordered a # of these Drives.
Have received a # of them that had actuator problems and also show up as DVD/RW in my Computer in Windows 7.
Updated Firmware caused more problems.
Have had problems with January & April Manufacture dates

Other Thoughts: Will stay on the sidelines on buying this Drive until LG stars shipping with latest firmware.

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  • Cheri S.
  • 12/2/2014 3:53:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Ol' OptiDrive

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: It works, does what it's suppose to do. Not much to say other than that.. Suppose it was an easy install, however, that was more on my case. Doesn't require any software, PnP, most are though..

Cons: None that I'm aware of, but, I haven't had it that long.. To be seen :P

Other Thoughts: It looks good, very sleek. The eject button is bigger than on other drives I've previously owned, but it tapers on the sides; I think this is a plus as far as visuals go.

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  • JONATHAN D.
  • 11/30/2014 9:58:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsoooo la la

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: works as advertised, which is vey good i might add.

Cons: have a cold glass of haterade

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  • Daryl B.
  • 11/26/2014 11:00:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFirst Blu-ray Burning

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Cheap and does the job

Cons: None yet to date. Will update down the road.

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  • Lauj V.
  • 11/17/2014 5:22:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Blu-ray Burner on the market

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Burns and plays blu-rays, dvd's, and cd's just fine. Haven't tested or cared for Millenial discs yet.

Cons: No burning or playback software included. No SATA cable included

Other Thoughts: Currently using Nero 2014 and it plays and burns fine.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/4/2014 5:52:33 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPleasantly surprised

This review is from: LG Black 16X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner WH16NS40

Pros: Very fast read rate, burns quick and copies exceedingly well. Saved a 17GB bluray image ( ISO ) in 4 minutes.

Cons: Didn't come with bluray software.

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