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Asus SBC06D2XUvsLG GP70NS50

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
LG GP70NS50

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score

LG GP70NS50

$54.31
Our Verdict:
The best scoring cd (re)writer under $100, with a very good spec.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
90
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
88
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
LG GP70NS50

88

Kagoo Score

88

Kagoo Score

LG GP70NS50

$54.31
Our Verdict:
The best scoring cd (re)writer under $100, with a very good spec.
24x
CD-R WRITE
24x
CD READ SPEED
90
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Very Popular
88
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
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Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
4 Reasons For
Track-At-Once (TAO)
The Asus SBC06D2XU has a track-at-once (TAO), however the LG GP70NS50 does not have this feature.

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 LG GP70NS50 does not.

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 LG GP70NS50 does not have this feature.

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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19 Months Newer
The Asus SBC06D2XU was released six years ago, but the LG GP70NS50 was released seven years ago
7 Reasons For
8x Faster CD Rewrite Speed
The LG GP70NS50 has a CD rewrite speed of 24x, whereas 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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20% Faster DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
The LG GP70NS50 has a DVD-R double layer read speed of 8x. That's 2x faster than the Asus SBC06D2XU (6x).

How quickly the optical drive can read information from a DVD-R Double Layer disc.

Faster read speeds mean that the data on the disc can be accessed quicker, making every operation faster and meaning less time is wasted waiting for the disc to load.

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Better Kagoo Score
The LG GP70NS50 has received a Kagoo Score of 88, but the Asus SBC06D2XU scored only 78.
Cheaper by $34
The LG GP70NS50 costs $54.31, whereas the Asus SBC06D2XU is $87.99.
More Shops Are Selling It
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this optical disc drive.
Two More Awards
The LG GP70NS50 has received 2 awards from expert review sites, however the Asus SBC06D2XU has received no awards.
Better Brand
LG optical disc drives have an average rating of 95%, however Asus only has an average rating of 91.9%.

Awards

Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
No awards found
2 Awards

Average Expert Rating

Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
No reviews found
Best

Average User Rating

Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Asus. The average brand rating for LG is 95% based on 990+ reviews, where as the average brand rating for Asus is 91.9% based on 740+ reviews.
Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Asus

92

92

Based on 740+ reviews
LG

95

95

Based on 990+ reviews

Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
67 months old Best 86 months old

Price Trend

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Disc Loading Type
Tray
 Tray
Slot
 Slot
Type
External
 External
External
 External
Optical Drive Type
Blu-Ray
 Blu-Ray
Dvd
 Dvd
 
 
 
Design Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data CE, C-Tick Mark, EMC (KCC), EMC (BSMI), VCCI, FCC
Mounting
Vertical / Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
Vertical / Horizontal
 Vertical / Horizontal
Colour
Black Silver
 Black
 Silver
Black Silver
 Black
 Silver
 
 
 
Performance Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Optical Disc Diameter 80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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 LG GP70NS50
DVD+RW Write Speed 8x 8x
CD-R Write Speed 24x 24x
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5x 5x
DVD-R Write Speed 8x 8x
CD-RW Write Speed 16x 24x
BEST
Write Speed (DVD+R) 8x 8x
DVD-RW Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed 6x 6x
CD Rewrite Speed 16x 24x
BEST
CD Write Speed 24x 24x
 
 
 
Reading Speed Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
BD-RE Dual Layer Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD+RW Read Speed 8x 8x
BD-ROM Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-R Read Speed 8x 8x
CD-R Read Speed 24x 24x
BD-RE Read Speed 6x Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-ROM Read Speed 8x 8x
CD-ROM Read Speed 24x 24x
CD-RW Read Speed 24x 24x
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 8x
BEST
DVD+R Read Speed 8x 8x
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed 6x 8x
BEST
DVD-RAM Read Speed 5x 6x
BEST
DVD-RW Read Speed 8x 8x
Read Speed (CD) 24x 24x
 
 
 
Access Time Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
BD-ROM Average Random Access Time 230ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DVD-RAM Access Time Unknown - Click to provide data 203ms
CD-ROM Drive Average Random Access Time 190ms 139ms
BEST
DVD Drive Average Random Access Time 180ms 167ms
BEST
 
 
 
Record Modes Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
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 LG GP70NS50
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
 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
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
 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
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 15% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Weight 290g 240g
Height 18.5mm 136mm
Depth 157mm 15mm
Width 140mm 145mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software Cyberlink Power2Go 7,TurboEngine Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
Usb
 Usb
Usb
 Usb
 
 
 
Other Features Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Size 6.18" Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
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 5.7mm
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
 
 
 
Technical Details Asus SBC06D2XU LG GP70NS50
Buffer Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75 MB

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