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Asus SDRW-08U5S-U

Asus SDRW-08U5S-U
85
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Excellent Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
4 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 4 year old tray loading external dvd burner.
Features We Love:
Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U number 57 across all optical disc drives.

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Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
87
Features
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Value for Money
72
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

Asus is an excellent dvd burner brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cd writers are available.
This optical disc drive has some great features:
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Ultra-thin and perfect for ultrabooks!
DISC encryption<br>doubled security on-the-go
DRAG-AND-BURN<br>3 easy steps to complete disc burning
BUILT-IN HIDDEN stand<br>vertical and horizontal positioning

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each optical disc drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

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

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec optical disc drives come to market, the older optical disc drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
ok read speed (CD)
ok CD-R write speed
ok Read Speed (CD)
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The read speed (CD) of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U of 24x is ok compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 23% of all optical disc drives when ranked by this feature.

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ok CD-R Write Speed
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The CD-R write speed of the SDRW-08U5S-U of 24x is ok compared to most other cd burners. It is faster than 86% of all cd rewriters when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The SDRW-08U5S-U has a disc-at-once (DAO), unlike 86% of dvd rewriters which do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

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Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The SDRW-08U5S-U has a session-at-once (SAO). 86% of optical disc drives do not have a session-at-once (SAO).

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Has a Track-At-Once (TAO)
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The SDRW-08U5S-U has a track-at-once (TAO), which is unusual. 86% of cd (re)writers do not have a track-at-once (TAO).

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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 SDRW-08U5S-U, 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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Retro Technology - 062 - CD Drive
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Asus SDRW-08U5S-U Release Date

March 2015

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U

QWhat is the disc loading type of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U is an external optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a dvd optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a pink colour.
QDoes the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have a LightScribe?
ANo, the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U does not have a LightScribe.
QWhat interfaces does the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a usb 2 interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a CD-R write speed of 24 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U?
AThe Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a read speed (CD) of 24 CD-speeds.
QDoes the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U has a session-at-once (SAO).
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Asus SDRW-08U5S-U. However we have checked the rating of all Asus optical disc drives and the average score is 95%.

Asus SDRW-08U5S-U Specification

Key Features
Disc Loading Type
Type
Optical Drive Type
Design
Mounting
Colour
Performance
Optical Disc Diameter
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
Write Speed (DVD+R)
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
Reading Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-R Read Speed
DVD-ROM Read Speed
CD-ROM Read Speed
CD-RW 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
Audio CD Read Speed
Video CD Read Speed
DVD-Video Read Speed
DVD-ROM Double Layer Read Speed
Read Speed (CD)
Access Time
DVD-RAM Access Time
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time
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
Other Features
Recording Disc Types
Playback Disc Types
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum System Requirements
Technical Details
Input Voltage

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

 00803982847133,  00886227407453,  00886227558902,  04716659407454,  04716659558903,  04893433129860,  05054629903346,  05554442348954,  08862275589022

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