ASUS 12X Blu-ray Burner Review & Specifications

ASUS 12X Blu-ray Burner BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS

- ASUS

Windows 8 Compatible
Fastest 12X Blu-ray writing speed
E-Green saves over 50% power consumption
Blu-ray 3D support, 2D to 3D DVD conversion, DVD upscaling to HD 1080p (optional)
Dolby EX and DTS-HD (5.1 channels)(optional)

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  • Color

    Black

  • Read Speed

    BD-R : 8X
    BD-RE : 8X
    BD-ROM : 8X
    BD-R(DL) : 8X
    BD-RE(DL) : 6X
    BD-ROM(DL) : 8X
    DVD+R : 16X
    DVD-R : 16X
    DVD+RW : 12X
    DVD-RW : 12X
    DVD-ROM : 16X
    DVD+R(DL) : 12X
    DVD-R(DL) : 12X
    DVD-ROM(DL) : 12X
    DVD-RAM : 12X
    CD-R : 48X
    CD-ROM : 48X
    BDMV Playback : 4X
    DVD Video Playback : 6X
    VCD Playback : 16X
    Audio CD Playback : 16X

  • Write Speed

    BD-R : 12X
    BD-R(DL) : 8X
    BD-R(LTH) : 4X
    BD-RE : 2X
    BD-RE(DL) : 2X
    DVD+R : 16X
    DVD-R : 16X
    DVD+RW : 8X
    DVD-RW : 6X
    DVD+R(DL) : 8X
    DVD-R (DL) : 8X
    DVD-RAM : 12X
    CD-R : 48X
    CD-RW : 24X

  • Writing Mode

    BD-RE : Sequential Write/Random Write
    BD-R : Sequential Write
    DVD+R & DVD+R (DL) : Sequential Write
    DVD-R & DVD-R(DL) : Incremental Recording
    DVD+RW : Random Write
    DVD-RW : DAO/Restricted Overwrite/Incremental Recording
    DVD-RAM : Random Write
    CD-R/RW : DAO/TAO/SAO/Packet Write

  • Access time

    BD(SL/DL) : 250 ms
    DVD : 150 ms
    CD : 150 ms

  • Interface

    SATA

  • OS Support

    Windows® 7
    Windows® Vista
    Windows® XP

  • System Requirements

    Processor: Pentium® D 945(3.4GHz) or higher
    Memory:1GB or more is recommended
    HDD:10GB or more
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce 7600 GT or ATI X1600 series or above
    Use HDCP Compatible display and VGA card to High Definition digital output

  • Software

    Cyberlink Power2Go 7
    Cyberlink PowerDVD 10 (optional)
    Cyberlink PowerBackup 2.5 (optional)
    Cyberlink InstantBurn 5 (optional)
    E-Green

  • Disc Formats

    Audio CD, Video CD, CD-I, CD-Extra, Photo CD, CD-Text, CD-ROM/XA, Multi-session CD, BD video, DVD Video

  • Disc Diameters

    12cm/8cm

  • Mounting Orientation

    Vertical and Horizontal (+5° ~ -5°)

  • Dimensions

    170 x 146 x 41 mm (LxWxH)

  • Weight

    650 g

  • Power

    DC+5V ±5%,DC+12V ±10 %

  • Temperature

    Operating : 5 ℃ to 45 ℃
    Storage : -20 ℃ to 60 ℃

  • Humidity

    Operating : 5 % ~ 85 % (Non-condensing)
    Storage : 15 % ~ 90 % (Non-condensing)

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