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Asus SDRW08U7MU

Asus SDRW08U7MU
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85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
91
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A cheap and top of the range tray loading external optical disc drive.
Features We Love:
Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
LightScribe
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
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85

With excellent features, we have ranked the Asus SDRW08U7MU number 6 in external optical drives and number 11 across all optical disc drives.

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Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
92
Features
80
Value for Money
79
Age

85

85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

Asus is an excellent optical disc drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better dvd 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)
Has a LightScribe
Stylish, zen-inspired design and lifetime protection
SAVE YOUR PRECIOUS MEMORIES FOR 1,000 YEARS
Ultra-slim and portable
The most robust backup solution

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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a track-at-once (TAO)
Has a LightScribe
ok read speed (CD)
ok CD-R write speed
ok Read Speed (CD)
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The read speed (CD) of the SDRW08U7MU of 24x is ok compared to most other dvd burners. It is in the fastest 43% of all cd rewriters when sorted by this feature.

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ok CD-R Write Speed
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The CD-R write speed of the Asus SDRW08U7MU of 24x is ok compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 40% of all dvd (re)writers when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The SDRW08U7MU has a disc-at-once (DAO), which is unusual. 86% of dvd writers do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

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Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The SDRW08U7MU has a session-at-once (SAO), which is unusual. 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 SDRW08U7MU 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 LightScribe

The SDRW08U7MU has a LightScribe. 98% of optical disc drives do not have a LightScribe.

What is a LightScribe? Less Edit
80
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 SDRW08U7MU, 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.

Product Quality Score
High End Good Value for Money
Retro Technology - 062 - CD Drive
Asus SDRW08U7MU
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £31.98 it is still cheaper than 53% of dvd (re)writers.

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Value for Money of Similar Optical Disc Drives

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Age

Asus SDRW08U7MU Release Date

December 2015

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Newer by six months

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Asus SDRW08U7MU

QWhat is the disc loading type of the Asus SDRW08U7MU?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the Asus SDRW08U7MU?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU is an external optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the Asus SDRW08U7MU?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a dvd optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the Asus SDRW08U7MU have?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a black colour.
QDoes the Asus SDRW08U7MU have a LightScribe?
AYes, the Asus SDRW08U7MU has a LightScribe.
QWhat interfaces does the Asus SDRW08U7MU have?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a usb 2 interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the Asus SDRW08U7MU?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a CD-R write speed of 24 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the Asus SDRW08U7MU?
AThe Asus SDRW08U7MU has a read speed (CD) of 24 CD-speeds.
QDoes the Asus SDRW08U7MU have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW08U7MU has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the Asus SDRW08U7MU have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW08U7MU has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the Asus SDRW08U7MU have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the Asus SDRW08U7MU has a session-at-once (SAO).
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Asus SDRW08U7MU. However we have checked the rating of all Asus optical disc drives and the average score is 95%.

Asus SDRW08U7MU 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 Rewrite 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
Read Speed (CD)
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
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Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features
Device Type
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Technical Details
Playback Disc Formats

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

asus sdrw08u7mublkgas, asus dvdram177r177rw, asus usb20

Barcodes

 00889349107966,  00889349127162,  04712900107968,  04712900127164,  05711783705192

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