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Asus 24x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)

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  • Allows you to permanently delete the data on rewritable discs
  • Power saving drive
  • Provides you with flexibility and efficiency in terms of multimedia data storage and sharing
  • It is a revision of 90-D4CHVV-UB1080
  • Drive Type: Internal DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive
  • CD-R/RW: DAO/TAO/SAO/Packet Write
  • DVD-R & DVD-R(DL): DAO/Incremental Recording
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Technical Details

  • Minimum RAM: 128

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 5.8 x 1.6 inches ; 1.4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0033Z2BAQ
  • Item model number: DRW-24B1STA BLACK/BULK
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,233 customer reviews)
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  • Date first available at Amazon.com: January 12, 2010

Product Description

The ASUS DRW-24B1ST is capable of reading and writing data on DVD±R/±RW, DVDRAM formats. It is a power saving drive and allows you to permanently delete the data on rewritable discs. This provides you with flexibility and efficiency in terms of multimedia data storage and sharing.

Customer Reviews

For Read and Write is very fast and quiet.
vim
It worked perfectly for installing Windows 7.
Perswayder
Yet another good quality product from Asus.
theClaw

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

180 of 200 people found the following review helpful By dclk on June 29, 2011
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I had pretty much come to the conclusion that you couldn't buy a DVD/CD burner anymore that lasted more than a few hundred burns before it burned itself out. I've bought LG, Samsung, Sony, HP, and a few others and they would all start having problems after burning 300-400 discs.

I've had this drive for several months now and have burned about 800 CD and DVDs and it is still going strong. None of the problems I've had with other drives not reading a certain format of disc or a certain disc type, while it would still read others.

A few of the other drives I've had, got where they would only burn CDs and wouldn't burn DVDs. Others would do just the opposite. This drive will still burn any kind of disc and any format with no problems. It might die tomorrow but this is the best drive I've bought in years.

The only down side to this drive and the reason I only gave it 4 stars, is that it has something built into the firmware that does not allow a CD or DVD encryption breaking program to run. If you have it installed and try to use the drive it locks up your computer.
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44 of 49 people found the following review helpful By Kevin on March 13, 2011
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Using it on a Windows XP computer. No problems installing, no problems burning, burn speeds are great. Overall a great value and a great burner.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Bobby on April 7, 2013
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I bought this DVD burner in hopes that I could use burnermax payload tool. Well to my surprise it works! The DVD burner I received is burnermax payload capable.
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23 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Marie Daniels on January 11, 2012
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If you need a cheap drive get this one, it works great! I almost feel that I should of paid more being that it is Asus, anyway installs easy and works well with windows7 64bit.
Would recommend.
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44 of 57 people found the following review helpful By Mr.Ricno on October 22, 2013
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Our Business has been successfully building computers for just over fifteen years. We often have used various products from ASUS and there products are good quality. Unfortunately if you ever have to contact support then watch out. Beware if you need a defective product replaced AKA RMA the process is slow and lacking details or information. If you want fast processing and shipping (RMA processing under three weeks just for your replacement to ship) you will need to use a credit card, ASUS will not tell you the amount that will be charged or when the product will ship or how long it will take to get the order ready for shipping. It is almost impossible to get any response in under several days and many of the responses are lacking the information requested. The products are good the support is very, very bad. I do not understand how ASUS is still in business with the complete lack of quality customer support.

Best Regards,

Richard Richter
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Todd Pytel on January 3, 2014
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After some research, I purchased this drive purely for high-end digital audio extraction from CD's and I'm extremely happy with it for that purpose. It has a solid C2 implementation that gets you fast, accurate rips (as evidenced by AccurateRip checks and matching Exact Audio Copy CRC's). Of course, no drive can help if a disc is damaged enough, but this one produces consistent rips on minor dings that produced CRC mismatches on my regular DVD drive. It also has a very small read offset (6) for the rare cases where you want to avoid clipping a few frames of data on the last track of a disc. Like any drive produced in modern times, it can't overread into the lead-in or lead-out areas - you'd need to dig up some ancient Plextor for that, probably paying a ton of money for one in good shape, and then have to deal with interface issues. I'm not *that* dedicated. For a cheap, modern drive that you can actually buy now, this does a great job.

I can't comment on any other features of the drive - the other 500+ reviews should cover general usage and compatibility well enough. I have a different DVD writer for general use and only use this one for extraction.
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57 of 76 people found the following review helpful By Terence C. Wade on January 11, 2012
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Asus 24xDVD±RW Drive DVD-RAM/±R/±RW 24x8x16x(DVD) 48x32x48x(CD) Serial ATA Internal OEM DRW-24B1ST (Black)I have had mixed success with other hardware that Microsoft Web site says will install on Windows 7 64bit. I was pleased that this DVD Writer installed automatically. It initially worked perfectly. However, I only use the DVD Writer occasionally to rip CDs, burn movies and install software, and I used this drive about 30 times when it stopped working. Now it will not open or close. All it does is hum for a few seconds when the computer boots up and when the button is pressed. To add to that, ASUS did not reply to my e-mail about the problem. My initial 5 star rating is now 1 star.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By nnorton44 on February 10, 2012
Drive worked fine for months but tonight this drive exploded while ripping a CD. CD was shattered into tiny pieces and the drive is destroyed. Now I can only hope I kept the receipt in order to get an RMA. Hesitant to purchase ASUS again.
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