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12x Internal Blu-ray Burner BW-12B1ST/BLK/G

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ASUS internal H/H blu-ray writer not only realizes the first-ever 12X normal Blu-ray write speed but also reduces the failure disc rate and increases successful burning, allowing you to enjoy fast and high-quality burning experience. With Optimal Tuning Strategy(OTS), it reduces the failure disc rate and increases successful burning. The ASUS E-Green Drive automatically optimizes drive's power consumption. E-Green application program can display detailed information on power saved and CO2 reduced using the ASUS drive.


Product Information
Mfr Part#BW-12B1ST/BLK/G
Features Fastest 12x Blu-ray burning speed and best burning quality by OTS technology; Drag-and-Burn three simple steps to burn; Disc encryption doubles the security with password-controlled and hidden-file functionality;
Packaging Retail
Drive Type Blu-ray Burner
Color Black
Interface SATA
Media Load Type Front Tray Loading
Cache 8MB
Access Time 250ms BD Access Time; 150ms DVD Access Time; 150ms CD Access Time
Blu-ray Write Speeds
BD-R Write Speed 12x
BD-RE Write Speed 2x
BD-R DL Write Speed 8x
BD-RE DL Write Speed 2x
DVD Write Speeds
DVD+R Write Speed 16x
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x
DVD+R DL Write Speed 8x
DVD-R Write Speed 16x
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x
DVD-R DL Write Speed 16x
DVD-RAM Write Speed 12x
CD Write Speeds
CD-R Write Speed 48x
CD-RW Write Speed 24x
Read Speeds
BD-ROM Read Speed 8x
DVD-ROM Read Speed 16x
CD-ROM Read Speed 48x
Supported Formats
Supported Write Methods Sequential Recording
DAO (Disc-At-Once) Recording
Incremental Recording
Random Recording
TAO (Track-At-Once) Recording
SAO (Session-At-Once) Recording
Packet Recording
System Requirements
Supported Windows Operating Systems Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7
Minimum Processor Required Pentium D 945(3.4GHz) or higher
Minimum RAM Required 1GB
Minimum Hard Drive Space 10GB
Drive Bay Required 5.25" Drive Bay
Physical Specifications
Width 5.75"
Depth 6.69"
Height 1.61"
Weight 1.43 lbs.
Package Contents
What's in the Box Blu-ray Burner, Drivers and Utilities Disc
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 1 Year Limited
Labor 1 Year Limited

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  • Parts: 1 Year Limited
  • Labor: 1 Year Limited

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Rebate Details

$20.00 ASUS mail-in rebate
  • Starts: 3/31/2014
  • Ends: 4/27/2014
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