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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
LG BP55EB40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

LG BP55EB40

£92.17
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured tray loading external dvd writer, with a good price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
75
Age
4 Years Old
79
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
LG BP55EB40

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

LG BP55EB40

£92.17
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured tray loading external dvd writer, with a good price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
71
Value for Money
Good
75
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
4 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
The Asus SBW06D2XU has received a Kagoo Score of 83, however the LG BP55EB40 scored 79.
£13 Cheaper
The Asus SBW06D2XU costs £13.08 less than the LG BP55EB40.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores 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%, whereas LG only has an average rating of 93.7%.
2 Reasons For
2x Faster DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
The LG BP55EB40 is an 8x DVD-R Double Layer read speed optical disc drive, whereas the Asus SBW06D2XU is only a 6x DVD-R Double Layer read speed optical disc drive (2x slower).

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.

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Four Years Newer
The LG BP55EB40 was released four years later than the Asus SBW06D2XU

Average User Rating

Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
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5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than LG. The average brand rating for Asus is 95% based on 740+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for LG is 93.7% based on 980+ reviews.
Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Asus

95

95

Based on 740+ reviews
LG

94

94

Based on 980+ reviews

Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
93 months old 48 months old Best

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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
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 LG BP55EB40
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data Safety UL, C-UL, TÜV, SEMKO, Laser Safety, EMC
Mounting
Horizontal / Vertical
 Horizontal / Vertical
Horizontal / Vertical
 Horizontal / Vertical
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
 
 
 
Performance Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Integrated Card Reader Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
DVD-ROM Transfer Rate (Sustained Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 11.08MB/s
Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 26.97MB/s
Optical Disc Diameter 80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Drive Device, Buffer Size
2 4
 2
 4
2 4
 2
 4
LightScribe
LightScribe
 LightScribe
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Usb 2 Esata
 Usb 2
 Esata
Usb 2 Esata
 Usb 2
 Esata
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 Cd-Da
 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
 Cd-Da
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 Cd-Da
 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
 Cd-Da
Purpose
Notebook
 Notebook
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x 8x
CD-R Write Speed 24x 24x
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 LG BP55EB40
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 24x
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 LG BP55EB40
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time 300ms 250ms
BEST
DVD-RAM Access Time Unknown - Click to provide data 230ms
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms
BEST
200ms
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms
BEST
200ms
 
 
 
Record Modes Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Random Write
Random write
 Random write
Random write
 Random write
Track-At-Once (TAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
 Track-at-once (TAO)
Track-at-once (TAO)
 Track-at-once (TAO)
Sequential Writing
Sequential writing
 Sequential writing
Sequential writing
 Sequential writing
Multi Session
Multi session
 Multi session
Unknown - Click to provide data
Disc-At-Once (DAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
 Disc-at-once (DAO)
Disc-at-once (DAO)
 Disc-at-once (DAO)
Session-At-Once (SAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
 Session-at-once (SAO)
Session-at-once (SAO)
 Session-at-once (SAO)
Layer Jump Recording Function Unknown - Click to provide data
Layer Jump Recording function
 Layer Jump Recording function
Packet Writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
 
 
 
System Requirements Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.7 Lion
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 Wind
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 8 Windows 8.1
 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
 Wind
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
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 Wind
Windows 7 Enterprise Windows 7 Enterprise X64
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
Windows 8 Windows 8.1
 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
 Wind
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) 10% Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) -30°C -30°C
Operating Temperature (T-T) 15°C 5°C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Weight 290g 270g
Height 18.5mm 14.6mm
Depth 157mm 156mm
Width 140mm 144mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Blu-Ray Drive Install Disc for Windows, Power DVD, Power 2 Go, Power Producer, Media Espresso
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Asus SBW06D2XU LG BP55EB40
Size 6.18" Unknown - Click to provide data
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 1
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 LG BP55EB40
RoHS Compliance Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

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