All Quiet Burner with USB 3.0. Real highlight of the Asus model is the smoothness: Both DVD and Blu-ray movies are practically inaudible with 0.1 Sone reproduced.
The external 12X USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer BW-12D1L-U is the fastest external writer on the market. Support for Super Speed USB 3.0 enables unsurpassable burn speeds, up to 12X. Plus, legacy USB support ensures compatibility with many systems at slightly reduced speeds. The BW-12D1L-U is ideal for users seeking the best playback and burning performance of Blu-ray discs, DVDs, or CDs on their PCs. Installation is quick by simply plugging it into any available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port.
ASUS BW-12D1S-U Optical Storage won the veryol "Best Performance"
ASUS BW-12D1S-U Optical Storage won the Popular Computer week “bestbuy of August” Award
ASUS BW-12D1S-U Optical Storage won the PC Fans "Editor's Choice" Award
ASUS BW-12D1S-U Optical Storage won the MicroComputer's "Industrial Design Award"