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Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A very popular and fully featured tray loading external cd writer, with a cheap price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
89
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
85
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Age
6 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LiteOn iHAS124

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

LiteOn iHAS124

£10.49
£20.95
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this optical disc drive supportsDVDs, it has really fast write speeds but it's noisy. It's a classic but 4 year old tray loading internal optical disc drive, with a good spec.
48x
CD READ SPEED
92
Reviews
118 Reviews
71
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
73
Age
4 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A very popular and fully featured tray loading external cd writer, with a cheap price.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
89
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
85
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Age
6 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
LiteOn iHAS124

77

Kagoo Score

77

Kagoo Score

LiteOn iHAS124

£10.49
£20.95
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this optical disc drive supportsDVDs, it has really fast write speeds but it's noisy. It's a classic but 4 year old tray loading internal optical disc drive, with a good spec.
48x
CD READ SPEED
92
Reviews
118 Reviews
71
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
73
Age
4 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
6 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite has a track-at-once (TAO), however the LiteOn iHAS124 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.

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Disc-At-Once (DAO)
The Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite has a disc-at-once (DAO), whereas the LiteOn iHAS124 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.

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Session-At-Once (SAO)
The Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite has a session-at-once (SAO), but the LiteOn iHAS124 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.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite has received a Kagoo Score of 88, but the LiteOn iHAS124 scored only 77.
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 LiteOn only has an average rating of 71.9%.
4 Reasons For
34% Faster CD Write Speed
The LiteOn iHAS124 is a 48x CD write speed optical disc drive. That's 24x faster than the Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite (24x).

How fast the optical drive can write to CD discs.

Higher write speeds mean the disc will be completed and ready to use far quicker.

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34% Faster Read Speed (CD)
LiteOn iHAS124 is 48x CD read speed. That's 24x faster than the Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite (24x).

How quickly the optical drive can read information from a CD.

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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£10 Cheaper
The LiteOn iHAS124 costs £9.50 less than the Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite.
Three Years Newer
The LiteOn iHAS124 was released three years later than the Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite

Average User Rating

Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
83 reviews
4 stars
13 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
7 reviews
1 star
12 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than LiteOn. The average brand rating for Asus is 95% based on 740+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for LiteOn is 71.9% based on 110+ reviews.
Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Asus

95

95

Based on 740+ reviews
LiteOn

72

72

Based on 110+ reviews

Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
81 months old 50 months old Best

Read Speed (CD)

How quickly the optical drive can read information from a CD.

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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Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Tray
 Tray
Type
External
 External
Internal
 Internal
Optical Drive Type
Dvd
 Dvd
Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rom
 
 
 
Design Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Mounting
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Colour
White Black
Red
 White
 Black
 Red
White Black
Red
 White
 Black
 Red
 
 
 
Performance Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Optical Disc Diameter 80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Drive Device, Buffer Size
1
 1
1
 1
LightScribe
LightScribe
 LightScribe
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Usb 2 Serial
 Usb 2
 Serial
Usb 2 Serial
 Usb 2
 Serial
Disc Types Supported
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Cd Cd-Da
Dvd Dvd-R
Dvd-Rw
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-Da
 Dvd
 Dvd-R
 Dvd-Rw
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw DVD+R
DVD+R Dl DVD+RW
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
Cd Cd-Da
Dvd Dvd-R
Dvd-Rw
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-Da
 Dvd
 Dvd-R
 Dvd-Rw
Purpose
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
Desktop / Notebook
 Desktop / Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
DVD Rewrite Speed 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-R Write Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-RW Write Speed 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Write Speed (DVD+R) 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD Rewrite Speed 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD Write Speed 24x 48x
BEST
 
 
 
Reading Speed Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
DVD Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-R Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-ROM Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-ROM Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-RW Read Speed 24x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Read Speed (CD) 24x 48x
BEST
 
 
 
Access Time Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 140ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 160ms 140ms
BEST
 
 
 
Record Modes Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
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
Over-Burn Writing
Over-burn writing
 Over-burn writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Packet Writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.5 Leopard
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
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 Business Windows Vista Business X64
Windows Vista Enterpri
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 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 Business
 Windows Vista Business X64
 Windows Vista Enterpri
Windows 7 Home Basic Windows 7 Home Basic X64
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 Business Windows Vista Business X64
Windows Vista Enterpri
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Home Basic X64
 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 Business
 Windows Vista Business X64
 Windows Vista Enterpri
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
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) 5°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Weight 280g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height 20mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth 142mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width 142mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Cyberlink Power2Go 7,E-Green Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Size 5.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Buffer Size 1MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Discs 1 Disc Unknown - Click to provide data
Optical Disc 1 Disc Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP,Windows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008,Mac OS X 10.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Device Type
Dvdrw
 Dvdrw
Dvdrw
 Dvdrw
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Required
USB required
 USB required
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Hard Disk Space 10GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Processor Intel Pentium 4, 2.0GHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM 512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH) 142mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Requirements 5V Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Special Features Asus SDRW-08D2S-U Lite LiteOn iHAS124
Diamond Cut Design
Diamond Cut Design
 Diamond Cut Design
Unknown - Click to provide data
Drag And Burn
Drag And Burn
 Drag And Burn
Unknown - Click to provide data
Disc Encryption
Disc Encryption
 Disc Encryption
Unknown - Click to provide data

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