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Item#: N82E16827135252
ASUS Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS
  • Fastest 12X Blu-ray writing speed
  • E-Green saves over 50% power consumption
  • Blu-ray 3D support, 2D to 3D DVD conversion, DVD upscaling to HD 1080p (optional)
  • $89.99
  • $69.99
  • Save: $20.00 (22%)
  • $29.99 after $40.00 rebate card
  • Free Shipping (restrictions apply)

Pros:

Burns DVDs and blu-ray data discs, and plays DVD commercial movies.

Cons:

No software is included but open-source DVD and blu-ray burn software is available online. The problem is that no currently available software will play recent blu-ray commercial movies. My Cyberlink DVD 11 Ultra cannot play blu-ray and their tech response is a complex Windows software patching procedure which they say might work, but their ads claim that Cyberlink plays blu-ray. It's the same procedure offered by some open-source websites. Blu-ray offerings have declined significantly at rental websites like Redbox.

Other Thoughts:

If you want to burn blu-ray discs for data storage, a BDXL burner may be better due to its ability to put over 100GB of data on a single blu-ray disc. A blu-ray burned on this drive can have a maximum of only about 25GB, considerably smaller capacity than a more affordable USB 3.0 32GB drive.

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