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Asus ZenDrive U9M

Asus ZenDrive U9M
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but a little out of date tray loading external cd burner, with a reasonable price.
Features We Love:
Track-at-once (TAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
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There is a 51% chance that the price of the Asus ZenDrive U9M will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to £3 over this period.

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With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Asus ZenDrive U9M number 3 in external optical drives and number 7 across all optical disc drives.

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Kagoo Score
86
Brand Rating
88
Features
84
Value for Money
88
Age

86

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

Asus is an excellent cd 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 track-at-once (TAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
Ultra-thin & perfect for zebook
Beauty
Convenience
Lifetime protection
Reassurance

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 track-at-once (TAO)
Has a session-at-once (SAO)
Has a disc-at-once (DAO)
ok read speed (CD)
ok CD-R write speed
ok Read Speed (CD)
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The ZenDrive U9M's read speed (CD) of 24x is ok compared to most other optical disc drives. It is faster than 60% of all optical disc drives when ordered by this feature.

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ok CD-R Write Speed
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The ZenDrive U9M's CD-R write speed of 24x is ok compared to most other optical disc drives. It is in the fastest 34% of all dvd rewriters when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Track-At-Once (TAO)
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The ZenDrive U9M has a track-at-once (TAO). 86% of optical disc drives do not have a track-at-once (TAO).

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Has a Session-At-Once (SAO)
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The ZenDrive U9M has a session-at-once (SAO), unlike 86% of dvd writers which do not have a session-at-once (SAO).

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Has a Disc-At-Once (DAO)
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The Asus ZenDrive U9M has a disc-at-once (DAO), unlike 86% of dvd rewriters which do not have a disc-at-once (DAO).

What is a disc-at-once (DAO)? Less Edit
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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 ZenDrive U9M, 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 ZenDrive U9M
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 53% of dvd (re)writers, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £41.76 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Asus ZenDrive U9M Release Date

August 2017

Frequently Asked Questions About the Asus ZenDrive U9M

QWhat is the disc loading type of the Asus ZenDrive U9M?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a tray disc loading type.
QWhat is the type of the Asus ZenDrive U9M?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M is an external optical disc drive.
QWhat is the optical drive type of the Asus ZenDrive U9M?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a dvd optical drive type.
QWhat available colours does the Asus ZenDrive U9M have?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a silver colour.
QWhat interfaces does the Asus ZenDrive U9M have?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a usb 2 interface.
QWhat is the CD-R write speed of the Asus ZenDrive U9M?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a CD-R write speed of 24 CD-speeds.
QWhat is the read speed (CD) of the Asus ZenDrive U9M?
AThe Asus ZenDrive U9M has a read speed (CD) of 24 CD-speeds.
QDoes the Asus ZenDrive U9M have a track-at-once (TAO)?
AYes, the Asus ZenDrive U9M has a track-at-once (TAO).
QDoes the Asus ZenDrive U9M have a disc-at-once (DAO)?
AYes, the Asus ZenDrive U9M has a disc-at-once (DAO).
QDoes the Asus ZenDrive U9M have a session-at-once (SAO)?
AYes, the Asus ZenDrive U9M has a session-at-once (SAO).
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Asus ZenDrive U9M. However we have checked the rating of all Asus optical disc drives and the average score is 95%.

Asus ZenDrive U9M Specification

Key Features
Disc Loading Type
Type
Optical Drive Type
Design
Mounting
Colour
Performance
Optical Disc Diameter
Interface
Disc Types Supported
Purpose
Writing Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
CD-R 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
DVD+R M-DISC Write 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-RW Read Speed
Audio CD Read Speed
Video CD Read Speed
DVD+R M-DISC Read Speed
DVD-Video Read Speed
DVD-ROM Double Layer Read Speed
Read Speed (CD)
Access Time
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time
Record Modes
Restricted Overwrite
Random Write
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Sequential Writing
Incremental Recording
Multi Session
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Over-Burn Writing
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

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

90dd02a5m29000 90dd02a5m29000, asus sdrw08u9mugoldgas, asus 90dd02a5m29000, asus an364295, asus 20ubsc, asus usb20, asus u9m

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 00889349714560,  00889349714577,  00889349714614,  00889349805596,  00889349805602,  04712900714562,  04712900714616

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