Asus BW-12D1S-U External Blu-ray Writer - Retail Pack
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Product Information for Asus BW-12D1S-U External Blu-ray Writer - Retail Pack

Highlights for Asus BW-12D1S-U External Blu-ray Writer - Retail Pack

  • Product Type:Blu-ray Writer

Marketing Information

Eye-popping Blu-ray 3D Visual Excitement

Supports the latest Blu-ray 3D technology for life-like movie experiences with Cyberlink PowerDVD 10. Features technology to give depth to 2D video with real-time 2D-to-3D conversion with a single click of a button.

Refresh Your Listening Experience

Experience crisp audio with lossless pass-through for Dolby Digital EX and DTS-HD (5.1 channels).

Diamond-shaped Design and Flexible Dual Positioning

This unique space-saving design can be placed either horizontally or vertically with a detachable stand.

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 2.5"
  • Width: 6.5"
  • Depth: 9.6"
  • Compatible Drive Bay Height: Slimline
  • Software

    Technical Information

  • Buffer: 4 MB
  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Maximum DVD Write Speed: 16x
  • Maximum DVD Rewrite Speed: 8x
  • Maximum DVD Read Speed: 16x
  • Maximum CD Write Speed: 40x
  • Maximum CD Rewrite Speed: 24x
  • Maximum CD Read Speed: 40x
  • Maximum BD Write Speed: 12x
  • Maximum BD Rewrite Speed: 2x
  • Maximum BD Read Speed: 8x
  • Optical Media Supported: BD-R/RE
  • Dual-Layer Media Supported: Yes
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: 1 Year Limited
  • Interfaces/Ports

  • Host Interface: USB 3.0
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Blu-ray Writer
  • Manufacturer Part Number: BW-12D1S-U/BLK/G/AS
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
  • Product Model: BW-12D1S-U
  • Product Name: BW-12D1S-U 12x Blu-ray Drive
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Brand Name: Asus
  • Miscellaneous

    Certifications & Standards

    • CE
    • FCC

    System Requirements

    • Processor: Pentium D 945(3.4GHz) or higher
    • Memory:1GB or more is recommended
    • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT or ATI X1600 series or above

    Operating System(s):

    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7

    Green Compliant


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 2.56 lb
  • Color: Black
  • Form Factor: External