The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. The drive’s specific measurements are Indeed, it took 27min 41sec to transfer 23GB of data from Blu-ray discs filled with music files. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. It burnt 4GB worth of files in 7min 14sec, at its maximum capable rate of 12x, which is exactly what we were expecting, and it read back the same data in 7min 07sec, which is a few seconds quicker than what we expected. Unfortunately, a patched RPC-1 firmware is not yet available for this drive.

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BCPT | DVD & BluRay Optical Drives | ASUS USA

Even there is distortion in the data and clock signal, the strategy circuit in the OPU will correct them back to normal status and would not let the distortion effects the recording quality. Furthermore, installing the wrong ASUS drivers can make these problems even worse.

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InfoTool had 1205tp problems detecting the BCPT’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and KB buffer. Products may not be available in all markets. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more! 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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Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. As well as being a multi-format DVD burner, it can also play back Blu-ray movies and read Blu-ray data discs. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Top performance for a low price Top performance for a low price by Dong Ngo. Price certainly looks like a huge barrier to adoption; look at what’s happening with the uptake of HDTVs now that prices have fallen.

By looking at the picture above you can see the drive’s SATA interface and power connector.

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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. The specs below have been taken from ASUS’s website and the box that the drive came in. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore.

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Bd was also able to read data from BD-RE discs, although music streamed off these cb was prone to stuttering. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, 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. 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.


It features a Serial ATA interface, so it can help alleviate some hc the clutter in your case if you’re upgrading from an older parallel ATA DVD burner, and it isn’t an overly expensive piece of gear. Well, not until now, anyway. As a Gold Certified Independent Software Vendor ISVSolvusoft is able to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering top-level software and service solutions, 12205pt have been subject to a rigourous and continually-audited approval process by Microsoft.

It’s an ideal device for a regular PC or a home-theatre PC. The drive ASUS sent us for this review was manufactured in August of and had firmware version 1.

Solvusoft is recognized 105pt Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. Currently Australian HD DVD users have to resort to ordering from online stores and from overseas to get their high def fix. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Fast, incredibly portable data storage gc with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo.