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Asus SBC06D2XUvsDELL DW316

Asus SBC06D2XU

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score

Asus SBC06D2XU

$87.99
$87.99
Our Verdict:
A cheap and fully featured tray loading external dvd rewriter.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
DELL DW316

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score

DELL DW316

$42.06
$42.06
Our Verdict:
The top rated dvd rewriter under $50, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this dvd (re)writer supports DVDs, it's very easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
999 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Asus SBC06D2XU

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score

Asus SBC06D2XU

$87.99
$87.99
Our Verdict:
A cheap and fully featured tray loading external dvd rewriter.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
DELL DW316

87

Kagoo Score

87

Kagoo Score

DELL DW316

$42.06
$42.06
Our Verdict:
The top rated dvd rewriter under $50, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this dvd (re)writer supports DVDs, it's very easy to use and good for CDs.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
96
Reviews
999 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
4 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The Asus SBC06D2XU has a track-at-once (TAO), however the DELL DW316 does not.

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 SBC06D2XU has a disc-at-once (DAO), whereas the DELL DW316 does not have this feature.

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 SBC06D2XU has a session-at-once (SAO), but the DELL DW316 does not.

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 Brand
Asus optical disc drives have an average rating of 91.9%, however DELL only has an average rating of 80.9%.
5 Reasons For
Faster CD Rewrite Speed
The DELL DW316 has a CD rewrite speed of 24x, but the Asus SBC06D2XU is only a 16x CD rewrite speed optical disc drive (8x slower).

How fast the optical drive can re-write data to CDs that already contain information.

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

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Better Kagoo Score
The DELL DW316 has received a Kagoo Score of 87, however the Asus SBC06D2XU scored 78.
Cheaper by $46
The DELL DW316 costs $45.93 less than the Asus SBC06D2XU.
More Shops Are Selling It
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this optical disc drive.
Newer by 15 Months
The DELL DW316 was released 15 months after the Asus SBC06D2XU

Average User Rating

Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
695 reviews
4 stars
238 reviews
3 stars
52 reviews
2 stars
8 reviews
1 star
6 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than DELL. The average brand rating for Asus is 91.9% based on 740+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for DELL is 80.9% based on 990+ reviews.
Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Asus

92

92

Based on 740+ reviews
DELL

81

81

Based on 990+ reviews

Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
67 months old 52 months old Best

Price Trend

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Tray
 Tray
Type
External
 External
External
 External
Optical Drive Type
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
Dvd
 Dvd
 
 
 
Design Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Mounting
Vertical / Horizontal Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
 Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
 Horizontal
Colour
Black
 Black
Black
 Black
 
 
 
Performance Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data Alienware 13,Alienware 14,Alienware 15,Alienware 17 R2,Alienware 18,Alienware M11x,Alienware M11x R2,Alienware M11x R3,Alienware M14x,Alienware M14X R2,Alienware M15x,Alienware M17x,Alienware M17x R2,Alienware M17x R3,Alienware M17x R4,Alienware M18x,Alienware M18X R2,Alienware X51,Inspiron 1090 (DU
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) Unknown - Click to provide data 150,000h
Plug & Play Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Optical Disc Diameter 80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Products Unknown - Click to provide data Alienware 13,Alienware 14,Alienware 15,Alienware 17 R2,Alienware 18,Alienware M11x,Alienware M11x R2,Alienware M11x R3,Alienware M14x,Alienware M14X R2,Alienware M15x,Alienware M17x,Alienware M17x R2,Alienware M17x R3,Alienware M17x R4,Alienware M18x,Alienware M18X R2,Alienware X51,Inspiron 1090 (DU
Drive Device, Buffer Size
5.8 0.75
 5.8
 0.75
5.8 0.75
 5.8
 0.75
LightScribe
LightScribe
 LightScribe
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Usb 2
 Usb 2
Disc Types Supported
Bd Cd-Rw
Dvd-Ram DVD+RW Dl
DVD+RW DVD+R Dl
DVD+R Dvd
Cd-Rom Bd-R
Cd-R Cd
Bd-Rom Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Re Bd-R Xl
Bd-R Dl Dvd-Rom
 Bd
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd-Ram
 DVD+RW Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+R
 Dvd
 Cd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Cd-R
 Cd
 Bd-Rom
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-R Xl
 Bd-R Dl
 Dvd-Rom
Bd Cd-Rw
Dvd-Ram DVD+RW Dl
DVD+RW DVD+R Dl
DVD+R Dvd
Cd-Rom Bd-R
Cd-R Cd
Bd-Rom Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Re Bd-R Xl
Bd-R Dl Dvd-Rom
 Bd
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd-Ram
 DVD+RW Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+R
 Dvd
 Cd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Cd-R
 Cd
 Bd-Rom
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-R Xl
 Bd-R Dl
 Dvd-Rom
Purpose
Notebook
 Notebook
Notebook
 Notebook
 
 
 
Writing Speed Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
DVD Rewrite Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 24x
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-R Write Speed 24x 24x
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 8x
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
CD Rewrite Speed 16x 24x
BEST
CD Write Speed 24x 24x
 
 
 
Reading Speed Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
DVD Read Speed Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-ROM Read Speed 6x 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
BD-RE Read Speed 6x 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
BD-R Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
BD-R Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+R Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5x 8x
BEST
DVD-RW Read Speed 8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Read Speed (CD) 24x 24x
 
 
 
Access Time Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time 230ms Unknown - Click to provide data
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 180ms Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Record Modes Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
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
Packet Writing
Packet writing
 Packet writing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
System Requirements Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 Mac Os X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Wi 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 8
Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro Windows 10 Education
Windows 10 Education X64 Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise X64 Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home X64 Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Wi
 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 8
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
Wi 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 8
Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8 Enterprise X64
Windows 8 Pro Windows 10 Education
Windows 10 Education X64 Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 10 Enterprise X64 Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home X64 Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro X64 Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise X64 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 Wi
 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 8
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise X64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Education X64
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Enterprise X64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Home X64
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Pro X64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 Windows 7 Home Premiu
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
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 5°C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Weight 290g 200g
Height 18.5mm 14mm
Depth 157mm 137.5mm
Width 140mm 144mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Quantity 1 1
Bundled Software Cyberlink Power2Go 7,TurboEngine CyberLink Media Suite CD
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Asus SBC06D2XU DELL DW316
Size 6.18" Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Host Interface Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Recording Disc Types
Cd-R Cd-Rw
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
Cd-R Cd-Rw
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW Dvd-Ram
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rw
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 Dvd-Ram
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP,Mac OS X 10.6 + Unknown - Click to provide data
Device Type
Dvdrw
 Dvdrw
Dvdrw
 Dvdrw
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Compatibility
Mac compatibility
 Mac compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Disc Types
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW DVD+RW Dl
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+RW Dl
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Bd-R Bd-R Dl
Bd-Re Bd-Re Dl
Bd-Rom Cd
Cd-R Cd-Rom
Cd-Rw Dvd
DVD+R DVD+R Dl
DVD+RW DVD+RW Dl
Dvd-Ram Dvd-Rom
 Bd-R
 Bd-R Dl
 Bd-Re
 Bd-Re Dl
 Bd-Rom
 Cd
 Cd-R
 Cd-Rom
 Cd-Rw
 Dvd
 DVD+R
 DVD+R Dl
 DVD+RW
 DVD+RW Dl
 Dvd-Ram
 Dvd-Rom
Minimum Processor Pentium D 945 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM 1GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH) 140mm 144mm
Minimum System Requirements Intel Pentium D945 (3.4 GHz),1GB RAM,NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT / ATI X1600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Requirements 5V USB Unknown - Click to provide data

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