It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Optical Disc Drives Asus SBW06D2XU vs Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Compare All Optical Disc Drives
Prices Reasons For Date Released Price Trend Specification
Share on

Asus SBW06D2XUvsBuffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU

Asus SBW06D2XU

83

Kagoo Score

83

Kagoo Score

Asus SBW06D2XU

£79.09
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap tray loading external optical disc drive.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Age
7 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An average value for money and 5 year old tray loading external cd writer, with a good spec.
24x
CD READ SPEED
72
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
68
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
69
Value for Money
Good
71
Age
4 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Asus SBW06D2XU

83

Kagoo Score

83

Kagoo Score

Asus SBW06D2XU

£79.09
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and cheap tray loading external optical disc drive.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Age
7 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU

75

Kagoo Score

75

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
An average value for money and 5 year old tray loading external cd writer, with a good spec.
24x
CD READ SPEED
72
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
68
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
69
Value for Money
Good
71
Age
4 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
£79.09
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
£80.93
Go to Store
loading image
Official Outlet
£83.83
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
£92.39
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
£92.49
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
5 Prices from 5 Stores | £79.09 - £92.49
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
£77.49
Go to Store
loading image
£77.49
Go to Store
loading image
£79.01
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
loading image
Amazon A-Z Guarantee1 Year Warranty
£80.27
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
loading image
Amazon A-Z Guarantee
£99.99
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
- Show less prices from Amazon UK
5 Prices from 4 Stores | £77.49 - £99.99
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?

Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
6 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The Asus SBW06D2XU has a track-at-once (TAO), however the Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU does not have this feature.

Track-at-once (TAO) is a recording mode that records single tracks one after another. It's the most standard recording mode, that supports both audio and data on the same disc.

Read more Read less | Edit
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
The Asus SBW06D2XU has a disc-at-once (DAO), whereas the Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU does not.

Disc-at-once (DAO) is a recording mode that records an entire CD or DVD in a single uninterrupted session. It is faster than Track-at-once, and allows extra information to be inserted between that standard tracks.

Read more Read less | Edit
Session-At-Once (SAO)
The Asus SBW06D2XU has a session-at-once (SAO), but the Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU does not have this feature.

Session-at-once (SAO) is a recording mode that can record a large amount of single 'sessions' onto a single disc. This allows you to effectively condense multiple discs onto a single disc as several different sessions. The downside is that these cannot be played in standard audio CD players.

Read more Read less | Edit
Better Kagoo Score
The Asus SBW06D2XU has received a Kagoo Score of 83, but the Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU scored 75.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this optical disc drive and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Better Brand
Asus optical disc drives have an average rating of 95%, however Buffalo only has an average rating of 72.9%.
2 Reasons For
20% Faster DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
The Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU has a DVD-R double layer read speed of 8x. That's 2x faster than the Asus SBW06D2XU (6x).

How quickly the optical drive can read information from a DVD-R Double Layer disc.

Faster read speeds mean that the data on the disc can be accessed quicker, making every operation faster and meaning less time is wasted waiting for the disc to load.

Read more Read less | Edit
Newer by Three Years
The Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU was released five years ago, but the Asus SBW06D2XU was released eight years ago

Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
93 months old 56 months old Best

Price Trend

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Tray
 Tray
Type
External
 External
External
 External
Optical Drive Type
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
 
 
 
Design Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Mounting
Horizontal / Vertical
 Horizontal / Vertical
Horizontal / Vertical
 Horizontal / Vertical
Colour
Black White
 Black
 White
Black White
 Black
 White
 
 
 
Performance Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Plug & Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
Optical Disc Diameter 80mm 120mm
Drive Device, Buffer Size
2
 2
2
 2
LightScribe
LightScribe
 LightScribe
LightScribe
 LightScribe
Interface
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Disc Types Supported
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW DVD+RW Dl
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Bd-R Xl Bd-Re Xl
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+RW Dl
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R Xl
 Bd-Re Xl
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW DVD+RW Dl
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Bd-R Xl Bd-Re Xl
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+RW Dl
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R Xl
 Bd-Re Xl
Purpose
Notebook
 Notebook
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
DVD Write Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x 8x
CD-R Write Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5x 5x
DVD-R Write Speed 8x 8x
CD-RW Write Speed 16x 16x
BD-RE Dual Layer Write Speed 2x 2x
Write Speed (DVD+R) 8x 8x
BD-RE Rewrite Speed 2x 2x
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x 6x
BD-R Dual Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
BD-R Write Speed 6x 6x
BD-RE Write Speed 2x 2x
CD Rewrite Speed 16x 16x
CD Write Speed 24x 24x
 
 
 
Reading Speed Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed 6x 6x
DVD+RW Read Speed 8x 8x
BD-ROM Read Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Read Speed 8x 8x
CD-R Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-RE Read Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-ROM Read Speed 8x 8x
CD-ROM Read Speed 24x 24x
CD-RW Read Speed 24x 24x
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 6x 6x
BD-R Read Speed 6x 6x
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed 6x 8x
BEST
DVD+R Read Speed 8x 8x
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed 6x 8x
BEST
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5x 5x
DVD-RW Read Speed 8x 8x
Read Speed (CD) 24x 24x
 
 
 
Access Time Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time 300ms Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Record Modes Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Random Write
Random write
 Random write
Unknown - Click to provide data
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
 Track-at-once (TAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sequential Writing
Sequential writing
 Sequential writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Multi Session
Multi session
 Multi session
Unknown - Click to provide data
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
 Disc-at-once (DAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
 Session-at-once (SAO)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Packet Writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.8 Mountain Lion
 Mac Os X 10.9 Mavericks
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Windows Vista Windows Vista Business
Windows Vista Business X64 Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows Vista Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows Vista
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business X64
 Windows Vista Home Basic
 Windows Vista Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Home Premium X64
Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Professional X64
Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Starter X64
Windows 7 Ultimate Windows 7 Ultimate X64
Windows Vista Windows Vista Business
Windows Vista Business X64 Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows Vista Home Basic X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Basic X64 Windows 8
Windows 8 Enterp
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium X64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional X64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Starter X64
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 Windows Vista
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows Vista Business X64
 Windows Vista Home Basic
 Windows Vista Home Basic X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Enterp
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) -30°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) 15°C 5°C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% 20%
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Weight 290g 300g
Height 18.5mm 14.4mm
Depth 157mm 152mm
Width 140mm 138mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Cyberlink Media Suite (Power2Go 8, PhotoDirector 4 LE, PowerMediaPlayer, MediaShow 6 Trial), Adobe Reader
 
 
 
Other Features Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
Size 6.18" Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Data Transfer Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 480 Mbit/s
Recording Disc Types
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Cd Cd-R
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Cd Cd-R
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP,Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008,Mac OS X 10.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Compatibility
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Disc Types
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Minimum Processor Intel Pentium D 945 (3.4GHz) Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM 1GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH) 157mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirements Intel Pentium D 945(3.4GHz),RAM 1GB,NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT, ATI X1600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Requirements 5V Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Asus SBW06D2XU Buffalo BRXLPT6U2VBEU
RoHS Compliance Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Other Similar Comparisons

loading image
Asus
SBW06D2XU
£79.09
Better brand
VS
loading image
LG
BH16NS55
£68.21
£11 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by four
years
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
2x faster DVD-R write speed
VS
loading image
LG
GP90EB70AUAE10B
£51.39
£26 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by two
years
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
More popular
VS
loading image
LG
BP55EB40
£92.17
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Seven months
newer
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
Better brand
VS
loading image
Verbatim
External Slimline Blu-Ray Writer
£93.62
More popular
Newer by 14
months
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
VS
loading image
HP
652241B21
£60.05
£17 Cheaper
Newer by eight
months
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
Better brand
Newer by three months
VS
loading image
Pioneer
BDRXD05TB
£94.99
More popular
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
VS
loading image
Asus
BW16D1HT
£59.26
£18 Cheaper
Better brand
More popular
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
More popular
VS
loading image
HP
USB External DVD Writer
£51.67
£26 Cheaper
18 months newer
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW-08U5S-U
£45.34
£32 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
VS
loading image
LG
UH12NS40
£67.09
£10 Cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
More popular
VS
loading image
Asus
ZenDrive U9M
£43.99
£34 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Two years newer
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better brand
VS
loading image
DELL
784-BBBI
£42.20
£35 Cheaper
8x faster CD
rewrite speed
Newer by one
month
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
Better brand
Newer by one month
VS
loading image
DELL
429AAQJ
£41.91
£36 Cheaper
8x faster
DVD-R read
speed
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
VS
loading image
DELL
DW316
£40.77
£37 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
18 months newer
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
Better Kagoo Score
15 months newer
VS
loading image
HP
External USB DVDRW Drive
£39.24
£38 Cheaper
More popular
8x faster CD
rewrite speed
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW08U7MU
£31.48
£46 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
More popular
VS
loading image
Asus
ZenDrive U7M
£24.99
£53 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
21 months newer
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
More popular
2x faster DVD-R double layer read speed
VS
loading image
Asus
SBC06D2XU
£64.49
£13 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
Buffalo
BRXLPT6U2VBEU
£77.49
More popular
VS
loading image
LG
BH16NS55
£68.21
£9 Cheaper
Better brand
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
Asus
SBW06D2XU
£79.09
VS
loading image
Asus
SDRW-08D2S-U Lite
£19.99
£59 Cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
More popular
All Optical Disc Drive Comparisons

×