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Very Good
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Age
4 Years Old
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Excellent
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The best scoring optical disc drive under £100, with a good price.
Features We Love:
Very fast read speed (CD) (48x)
Very fast CD-R write speed (48x)
Track-at-once (TAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Asus BW16D1HT number 3 in internal optical drives and number 5 across all optical disc drives.

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Reviews
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Features
87
Popularity
84
Value for Money
78
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

customers report that it has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.
This optical disc drive is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cd writers with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Asus optical disc drive has some great features:
Very fast read speed (CD)
Very fast CD-R write speed
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
ASUS bw-16d1ht - ultra-fast 16x blu-ray burner with M-DISC support for lifetime data backup
M-DISC support<br>1000-year storage solution
BDXL support<br>maximum data storage
GREEN focus<br>the most energy saving drive

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the optical disc drive is recommended.

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Average Review Score

3.6 stars (1 review)

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What Are People Saying About the Asus BW16D1HT?

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Key Reasons For and Against

Very fast read speed (CD)
Very fast CD-R write speed
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Fast DVD-R write speed
Very fast CD write speed
Fast Write speed (DVD+R)
Very fast DVD-R read speed
Very fast DVD+R read speed
Fast DVD-R double layer write speed
Very fast DVD-R double layer read speed
Very fast DVD-RW write speed
Very fast DVD-ROM read speed
Has an AC adapter included
Very Fast Read Speed (CD)
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The read speeds (CD) of optical disc drives range from 10x to 48x, and the average read speed (CD) is 29x. The read speed (CD) of the BW16D1HT of 48x is very fast compared to most other dvd rewriters. It is in the fastest 6% of all optical disc drives when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast CD-R Write Speed
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The CD-R write speed of the BW16D1HT of 48x is in the fastest 5% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature. Cd writers have CD-R write speeds of between 24x and 48x, and the average CD-R write speed is 31x.

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Has a Track-At-Once (TAO)
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The BW16D1HT has a track-at-once (TAO), unlike 86% of dvd writers which do not have a track-at-once (TAO).

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Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The Asus BW16D1HT has a disc-at-once (DAO), unlike 86% of optical disc drives which do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

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Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The BW16D1HT has a session-at-once (SAO), unlike 86% of optical disc drives which do not have a session-at-once (SAO).

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Fast DVD-R Write Speed

The slowest DVD-R write speed of cd rewriters is 6x, the fastest is 24x, and the average DVD-R write speed is 11x. The BW16D1HT's DVD-R write speed of 16x is faster than 79% of all dvd rewriters when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast CD Write Speed

The CD write speed of the Asus BW16D1HT of 48x is very fast compared to most other dvd writers. It is faster than 94% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature. The slowest CD write speed of optical disc drives is 16x, the fastest is 48x, and the average CD write speed is 29x.

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Fast Write Speed (DVD+R)

The Write speed (DVD+R) of the BW16D1HT of 16x is in the fastest 15% of all dvd burners when ranked by this feature. The slowest Write speed (DVD+R) of dvd rewriters is 6x, the fastest is 48x, and the average Write speed (DVD+R) is 11x.

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Very Fast DVD-R Read Speed

The Asus BW16D1HT's DVD-R read speed of 16x is faster than 92% of all cd writers when ranked by this feature. Dvd burners have DVD-R read speeds of between 8x and 18x, and the average DVD-R read speed is 10x.

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Very Fast DVD+R Read Speed

The Asus BW16D1HT's DVD+R read speed of 16x is in the fastest 8% of all dvd burners when sorted by this feature. The slowest DVD+R read speed of optical disc drives is 8x, the fastest is 18x, and the average DVD+R read speed is 10x.

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Fast DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed

The DVD-R double layer write speeds of optical disc drives range from 4x to 12x, and the average DVD-R double layer write speed is 6.6x. The Asus BW16D1HT's DVD-R double layer write speed of 8x is in the fastest 5% of all cd burners when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed

Across all the optical disc drives the DVD-R double layer read speeds range from 6x to 12x, and the average DVD-R double layer read speed is 8.7x. The DVD-R double layer read speed of the BW16D1HT of 12x is faster than 96% of all optical disc drives when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast DVD-RW Write Speed

Optical disc drives have DVD-RW write speeds of between 5x and 8x, and the average DVD-RW write speed is 6.1x. The BW16D1HT's DVD-RW write speed of 8x is faster than 93% of all cd (re)writers when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast DVD-ROM Read Speed

Across all the dvd (re)writers the DVD-ROM read speeds range from 8x to 18x, and the average DVD-ROM read speed is 10x. The Asus BW16D1HT's DVD-ROM read speed of 16x is very fast compared to most other dvd burners. It is faster than 94% of all dvd burners when sorted by this feature.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The BW16D1HT has an AC adapter included. 99% of cd (re)writers do not have an AC adapter included.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Asus BW16D1HT has been listed on Kagoo since February 2017 and is currently ranked number 5 out of 50 optical disc drives.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An optical disc drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Asus BW16D1HT, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This optical disc drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Price

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of dvd (re)writers, it has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. At £59.26 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Asus BW16D1HT Release Date

June 2015

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Asus BW16D1HT

QWhat is the disc loading type of the Asus BW16D1HT?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the Asus BW16D1HT?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT is an internal optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the Asus BW16D1HT?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a blu-ray optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the Asus BW16D1HT have?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a black colour.
QDoes the Asus BW16D1HT have a LightScribe?
ANo, the Asus BW16D1HT does not have a LightScribe.
QWhat interfaces does the Asus BW16D1HT have?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a serial and usb 3 interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the Asus BW16D1HT?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a CD-R write speed of 48 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the Asus BW16D1HT?
AThe Asus BW16D1HT has a read speed (CD) of 48 CD-speeds.
QDoes the Asus BW16D1HT have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the Asus BW16D1HT has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the Asus BW16D1HT have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the Asus BW16D1HT has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the Asus BW16D1HT have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the Asus BW16D1HT has a session-at-once (SAO).
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Asus BW16D1HT Specification

Key Features
Disc Loading Type
Type
Optical Drive Type
Design
Mounting
Colour
Performance
Optical Disc Diameter
Compatible Products
LightScribe
Interface
Disc Types Supported
Purpose
Writing Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
CD-R Write Speed
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Write Speed
Write Speed (DVD+R)
BD-RE Rewrite Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
BD-R Write Speed
BD-RE Write Speed
DVD+R M-DISC Write Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
Reading Speed
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
BD-ROM Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
BD-RE Read Speed
DVD-ROM Read Speed
CD-ROM Read Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed
BD-R Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD+R M-DISC Read Speed
DVD-ROM Double Layer Read Speed
Read Speed (CD)
Access Time
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time
DVD-RAM Access Time
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time
Record Modes
Random Write
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Sequential Writing
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Packet Writing
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quantity
Bundled Software
Manual
AC Adapter Included
Printed User Guide
Other Features
Quantity Per Pallet
Size
Recording Disc Types
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Technical Details
Input Voltage
Mounting Type

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

asus 90dd01l0m69000, 331099 886227921621, 331099 bw16d1hu, asus bw16d1ht, asus bw16d1hu, asus 331099, lg bw16d1ht, asus 12x, asus 16x, asus w87, lg 16x

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