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ASUS DRW-24B3ST 24X SATA DVD Writer Black Retail

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Experience: 2 Days



works well
noisy at times
Does what its supposed to do

Experience: 2 Years


Sometimes it won't be detected
It is a very good unit, but it is a bit noisy. It is fast though and never failed to burn a CD or DVD within the past 2 years. To be honest though, I don't burn as much as I used too. It is a good reader on the other hand !

Sometimes I am having troubles with it though. Randomly, it won't show in the BIOS and Windows. I reboot the computer and then it works. I swapped the SATA and power cables and no changes. It is not annoying because I don't use it as much as I did, but it happened to me few times in the past years. I have the latest firmware. For 20$ bucks, which is what I paid on sale, I don't really bother about this hickup.

Experience: 4 Months


-looks good
Ive loaded over 1000 music disks on to my new PC with this thing, and it's still running at the same speed as when I purchased it. I can't believe the speed it loads CD's compared to my old optical drive. Incredible. The only downside is that when it reaches max speed, it does get a little louder, but hey. Don't they all?
Overall, solid drive, and would definitely purchase again.

Experience: 1 Months


-fast enough
-built with silence in mind so its not that loud
-compatible with nero 10
-retail package is more expensive than OEM, but bought this as a gift
Its a great dvd drive although the odds are that you arent going to use it often

Experience: 1 Years


Fast Quiet,Looks good
Nice drive ,fairly fast ,works well with Nero 10 and E-Hammer,good for the price,recommended.Nice looking front plate,sata powered.

Experience: 7 Days


Bon graveur et lecteur de DVD.
Un peu bruyant.
Aucun problème d'installation. Excellente qualité et tous comme le graveur de mon laptop ASUS, il est plutôt bruyant. Comme il tourne seulement pendent un bref instant, ce n'est pas un point négatif pour moi, mais peut être achalant si on l'utilise longuement.

Experience: 3 Weeks


Cheap DVD burner
Asus logo on the front is kindof big, making it not so good looking
Good cheap dvd burner for those who dont mind the Asus logo on it.

Experience: 14 Days


Cheap dvd burner, does the job.
Noisy when loading disk
Great price for a dvd burner. It's fast for reading/writing. Only gripe I have is that it makes a very loud noise when it first starts spinning up. But it's quiet once it starts running.

Experience: 14 Days


cheap, fast and a good brand
kinda loud, annoying initializing on startup noise.
I needed a cheap drive, this fits the bill. Not sure what the advantage to "retail" is besides a box I threw away. Last OEM drive I bought still came with the DVD full of programs. Still a good drive though.

Experience: 2 Years


Good reliable cheap.
Always by cheap asus burners for builds for myself or customers never had a problem with them yet.

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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

Quick Specs:
Weight (Approximate) 1.43 lb
Color Black
Form Factor Internal
Height 1.6"
Width 5.7"
Depth 6.7"
Maximum DVD Write Speed 24x
Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed 8x
Maximum DVD Read Speed 16x
Maximum CD Write Speed 48x
Maximum CD Rewrite Speed 24x
Maximum CD Read Speed 48x
Optical Media Supported DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Compatible Drive Bay Width 5.25"
Compatible Drive Bay Height 1/2H
Drive Interface Serial ATA/150
Media Layer Supported Double-layer

Specifications [ Edit | History ]

General Information  
     Brand Name: Asus
     Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
     Manufacturer Part Number: DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Model: DRW-24B3ST
     Product Name: DRW-24B3ST 24x DVD±RW Drive
     Product Type: DVD-Writer
     Drive Interface: Serial ATA/150
Physical Characteristics  
     Color: Black
     Compatible Drive Bay Height: 1/2H
     Compatible Drive Bay Width: 5.25"
     Depth: 6.7" (170 mm)
     Form Factor: Internal
     Height: 1.6" (41 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 650 g
     Width: 5.7" (146 mm)
Technical Information  
     Buffer: 1.50 MB
     Maximum CD Read Speed: 48x
     Maximum CD Rewrite Speed: 24x
     Maximum CD Write Speed: 48x
     Maximum DVD Read Speed: 16x
     Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed: 8x
     Maximum DVD Write Speed: 24x
     Media Layer Supported: Double-layer
     Optical Media Supported: DVD-RAM/±R/±RW

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