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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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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
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  • Jesus G.
  • 5/19/2015 8:17:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks like a charm

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 fast
- Burned a DVD DL and BRD without any issues.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: There is a bios update, so get it!

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  • David S.
  • 5/11/2015 4:18:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLG 16x

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: My first BR burner, and so far, no coasters using Verbatim media. Got it for data backup. 25Gb vs. 4.3Gb on DVD's.
Price is good, media prices are coming down.

Cons: none so far?

Other Thoughts: Price is reasonable and burning a disk is no harder than with a DVD from WIN 7? Drive also reads/writes DVD or CD's, so one drive can do it all.

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  • David S.
  • 5/10/2015 3:23:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLG BD-R

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: My first BR burner, and so far, am happy with it? Hasn't burned any coaster yet? I wanted a larger backup than DVD, and this does it? 25GB vs 4GB? Only burned one BR-DL (50GB) so far, but it works. Backed up my downloaded files that I don't want to lose, and have to download again...

Cons: none so far?

Other Thoughts: I used Nero 2014 to burn. Nero, even in older versions, always seemed to have fewer 'coasters'. Lot fewer than WIn 7, for sure!

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  • David E.
  • 5/4/2015 6:05:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWorks OK, but does not come with software to play Blue-Ray

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 pretty good for most of what I have used it for.

Cons: I bought it mainly so I could watch Blue Ray movies on my computer, but this does not come with software to watch Blue-Ray on... It would be cheaper to buy a dedicated Blue-Ray player than buying extra software to play Blu-Ray on...

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  • Victor H.
  • 4/22/2015 4:16:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsVery unhappy

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: Quiet and nice looking

Cons: DOESN'T PLAY BLUERAY'S. I paid the extra money for the upgraded version of this so I could use it to play and burn Blu-ray discs. When I put a Blu-ray disc in it I get a message that says Windows can't play it. It works fine with DVD format but you can get that without spending the extra money. I guess they got me.

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  • Michael R.
  • 4/9/2015 8:24:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFast and Quiet

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's fast and does everything I need it to. I've had my new computer running for about a week now, and haven't had any issues.

Cons: I can't say there's anything negative to functionality or appearance on the front of my case. Though, the button is a plastic spring integrated with the rest of the cover. If I were running a lot of CDs through this every day, I might expect it to break or wear out in a year or two.

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  • Lance M.
  • 4/6/2015 5:32:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsNot reliable

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: Worked on non-ASUS computers.

Cons: Replaced a old SONY DL-DVD burner in a home built ASUS motherboard computer. Something in the drive locks up the ASUS computer. The programs would not open up and lock up the computer. It would return to normal after I unplugged the burner SATA cable. I spent hours troubleshooting with LG tech support. I connected remotely to my ASUS laptop and had the same results. It worked with a foxconn motherboard home built and HP Laptops.

Other Thoughts: Must be a conflict in one of the ASUS drivers and not worth spending any more time trouble shooting. I will use ASUS and Pioneer for my replacement choices.

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  • James H.
  • 4/2/2015 5:29:26 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWell worth it.

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: I am pleased with this unit. Out lasted my other, and so far I have burned over 300 discs. Not a single bad one. It is quiet, and functions as expected. Got a great deal.

Cons: What? No pizza? It doesn't cook or deliver it? Awwww :(

Other Thoughts: Great BD burner.

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  • Thomas W.
  • 3/24/2015 6:15:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk

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: None

Cons: Just bad, never tried burning. Couldn't get to work with a couple of DVD's when first installed. Not home often so next time home tried updating firmware but still wouldn't play certain DVD's. Now tried in different computer- same issue. They play in all my other 7 computers fine and the dvd player. Wont buy another LG product... not worth the effort to return, been 7 months now and have used 4 times.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/20/2015 1:34:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLG DVD RW BLUE RAY

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: Like this alot. It's burns great and you can not even here it running. It does as expected. This is my second LG DVD RW and really like their products.

Cons: The only thing I do not like is if you have another DVD ROM in your computer, you have to disconnect it before you load drivers or if you update the firmware.

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