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ASUS SBC-06D1S-U External Blu-ray

Posted July 20, 2010 by Jake in Storage, HDs & SSDs







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ASUSTek Computer Inc. has been active in the computer industry for a good number of years manufacturing motherboards, graphics cards, notebook computers as well as optical drives. I’ve had the opportunity to review several of their drives over the years. The latest of their next generation of Optical Disc Drives (portable/external Slim-line) is the SBC-06D1S-U that enables us to enjoy High Definition movie playback as well as the normal everyday uses of optical drives.?

The ASUS SBC-06D1S-U is an external slim-line and yet powerful energy-saving Blu-ray ROM drive capable of reading BD media at 6X. Single layer 4.7GB DVD burning is supported at 8X max. Double Layer and Dual Layer Recording speed is 4X max. ?DVD Rewriteable speeds are 8X max for DVD+RW and 6X max for DVD-RW respectively. DVD-RAM recording is supported at 5X max. Very fast 24X max CD-R burning and 16X max CD-RW, with these features ASUS?s latest portable slim-line BD-ROM/DVD Burner sounds promising.

In this review we will demonstrate the performance of the SBC-06D1S-U by putting the drive through many tests on a considerable amount of various CD/DVD/BD media.

Is this ?drive? for you? Keep reading and let?s take a closer look at the ASUS SBC-06D1S-U.

Thanks to ASUS for supplying us with the review sample.

ASUS, a technology-oriented company blessed with one of the world’s top R&D teams, is well known for high-quality and innovative technology. As a leading company in the new digital era, ASUS offers a complete product portfolio to compete in the new millennium. The philosophy of ASUS product development is to do the fundamentals well first before moving forward. Started with computer components such as motherboards, graphic cards, and optical storage devices, ASUS now has now over 16 product lines, including desktop barebone systems, servers, notebooks, handhelds, network devices, broadband communications, LCD monitors, TVs, wireless applications, and CPT (chassis, power supply and thermal) products.



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