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- Model: MD564LL/A
- SKU: 5856129
yay me...Not bad...Every laptop I have ever owned came with a built in optical drive.It is very hard to find one now.All of the new laptops that I looked at do not have a built in optical drive.I bought the Apple super drive and so far it works great....Going from a computer that had a hard drive I was tempted to buy another computer that had a hard drive but on the technology has advanced - have an external hard drive helps me bridge from one generation to the next in computing.Create customized DVDs with this Apple® SuperDrive 8x external DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features support for double-layer media, so you can easily back up your important files. The built-in USB cable ensures simple connectivity.
- Model: BP50NB40
- SKU: 9243009
i like...Not bad...I haven't burn a disc on there yet and I haven't had any problem with it so far but its only been 2 week so I will follow up with a review in about a month....In this case, I decided to put the drive through the paces of burning a DVD-R (yeah, I know, I could've used a USB stick, but there are advantages to keeping an optical disc on your shelf for emergency recovery).Easily and quickly record up to 100GB of data with this LG BP50NB40 8x external USB 2.0 Blu-ray Disc rewriter that features 6x maximum BD-R and 2x BD-RE write speeds to help you rapidly complete your tasks.
- Model: AP70NS50
- SKU: 1802033
not bad...Love it...What I really liked about this drive and the reason I bought it is the disks are loaded from the front so you don't have to worry about keeping above the drive clear... Don't have to open a cover and snap in a disk......This is very compact very light and it does a lot for the age that we live in where computers try to get the most out of what they can put inside of it a lot leave out disk drives which I'm fine with that LG is a great company and I stand by their products.Copy your favorite movies and music to disc with this LG AP70NS50 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive, which features an overall maximum DVD write speed of 8x for speedy burning. The slim design allows easy portability.
- Model: SP80NB80
- SKU: 5852919
Love it...Not bad...My friend's Apple drive died just after the 1 year mark and was out of luck - You're just expected to keep buying $100 peripherals every year or so... Having just gotten a good deal on an iMac, I was considering how best to continue optical drive support....I purchased a Lenovo - Yoga 720 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Platinum and I purchased the LG - 8x External USB Double-Layer DVD?RW/CD-RW Drive Model: SP80NB80 SKU: 5852919 and both work GREAT together !!!!!!!!Store and play files on disk with this portable LG external DVD writer. Its 8x DVD and 24x CD write speeds let you produce optical copies efficiently, and its silent play technology optimizes read speed while reducing noise. This slim LG external DVD writer supports M-DISC formats for high-quality data storage.
- Model: RKR9T
- SKU: 4697703
love it...Love it!...This drive works just like any other optical drive but keep in mind this external USB dvd burner uses 2.0 speeds so it's a tiny bit slower compare to a regular SATA optical drive but it works just fine as it does what I need to do....I hardly use external DVD/DC RW but in case is needed, like I did a few times, I found the qualify very good for I paid.Burn DVDs and CDs with this Dell USB DVD/RW drive. Plug it into your computer's USB port to play and burn discs or to load new software onto the hard drive. This slim Dell USB DVD/RW drive fits into a tote bag, and it draws power directly from the computer's USB port for hassle-free operation.
- Model: BDR-XD05S
- SKU: 8174608
A plus...It's OK...Awesome external optical drive accessory for most new laptops that don't come with a optical drive this one can even burn quad layer Blu rays a must have if you have a lot of data to back up!...Conclusion: It took me a while to find a drive that was actually USB 3.0, not just claiming to be...but the research paid off because this drive has been awesome so far - and I put it to work a lot.This Pioneer BDR-XD05S external drive allows you to archive up to 128GB of data on BD-R QL media and up to 100GB of data on BD-R TL media, plus supports DVD and CD formats, so you can burn your favorite movies and music to discs.
- Model: GE24NU40
- SKU: 9975469
is good...love it...This is the fastest Dvd rom drive I could find and it hasnt let me down yet, It plays/burns all my Dvds/CDs very fast and I have not had any errors or issues with it, If you need a solid Multi-Drive Burner than I would recommend this to you....LG has great products and if you're someone with a Mac or PC without a Disc Drive, Lg's got the perfect External Drive at a great price!This LG GE24NU30 double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW drive features up to 24x maximum DVD+R and DVD-R write speeds for fast operation.
- Model: GH24NSB0
- SKU: 2691169
love it...good DVD...I would definitely recommend this drive to anyone who needs a good reliable replacement of a factory drive...I chose this one due to a recommendation and have no problems with it so I consider it a good investment.Use this LG GH24NSB0 DVD±RW/CD-RW drive to back up your important data on single- and double-layer DVD media and play back a full range of Blu-ray, DVD and CD formats. The 2MB buffer with underrun protection ensures consistent burning results.
- Model: IHAS324-17
- SKU: 5078100
LOVE IT...Good buy...have been using this drive for a little over a year and it's still going Strong!...When you have to use a CD/DVD reader to retrieve files or play a movie this Drive works just fine.Back up your data with this Lite-On internal DVD/CD writer. It uses SATA connectivity for reliable performance and increased data transfer speeds. Smart-burn technology provides error-free burning, while the drive's Smart X function enables speedy data extraction. This Lite-On internal DVD/CD writer supports multiple media formats for flexible burning options.
- Model: GP60NS50
- SKU: 7979483
I like it...Great buy...I don't burn any disc yet, so I cannot review about fastness of the player; however, it is quiet, and good for budget buyers....I can't think of a better system for writing your DVD's It works similarly to the Apple SuperDrives but at a fraction of the cost.Add functionality to your notebook or desktop computer with this LG portable DVD rewriter. This ultra-slim unit complements Ultrabook laptops and has an 8x DVD-R write speed, so you can complete projects efficiently. This LG portable DVD rewriter, which supports both M-DISCs as well as traditional recordable discs, works with PC and Mac operating systems.
- Model: SDRW-08D2S-U/W/G/ACI/AS
- SKU: 5717201
Works Great...I recommend...The one laptop (a Samsung) does not have a working cd/dvd drive and this has been extremely helpful in keeping it running while my brand new Asus did not come with an optical drive and this drive has been great....I have only used it to install 2 programs so far so I have not used it a lot but s far so good.Create customized CDs and DVDs with this Asus DVD±RW/CD-RW drive that features double-layer support for expanded recording capacity. The USB 2.0 interface offers simple connectivity.
- Model: GP60NB50
- SKU: 1970008
Good Drive...Great unit...This is a great way to avoid throwing away a pc with no disc reader....This is a much needed item for burning and playing CD's or adding software available only on a CD.
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- SKU: 5109832
good buy...Great Drive...I would recommend this drive as a great replacement or for a new build....While I could have went with something much cheaper I figured if I was going to go all out might as well do it correctly and I'm really happy with the outcome!
A green environment for now and the future ASUS DRW-24B3ST is a powerful 24x DVD?R/12x DVD?R(DL)/8x DVD+RW/6x DVD-RW/16x DVD-ROM/12x DVDRAM/ 48x CD-R/32x CD-RW/48x CD-ROM for a seamless function of flexibility, high quality and reliability.
- Model: 98938
- SKU: 5403300
Works good...Good Value...I no longer have CD/DVD drives on my Macbooks so there was a need to go external....The drive worked well out of the box, and I appreciated that it came with a cord to connect it to the laptop.Equip your laptop with this Verbatim external CD/DVD writer. The USB connection makes this device easy to set up, and the fast writing speeds let you create DVDs and CDs with your favorite content quickly. With its universal design, this Verbatim external CD/DVD writer is compatible with most common disc formats.
- Model: BRXL-PT6U2VB
- SKU: 4846111
Great drive....Great Purchase...Well working device a little set up time but works great...It's also a quiet little device.Play high-definition content anywhere with this portable Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer. Its lightweight, compact design fits easily into travel bags, so you can use it with your laptop on the go, and the integrated USB cables ensure you get connected quickly. This Buffalo MediaStation Blu-ray writer lets you burn and store huge data files.