ASUS optical drives that are manufactured in and after 2020, along with their bundled software, can support Windows 11. A detailed list is in the table below.

You can also check the specifications of each model for OS compatibility.

Windows 11 compatible models

External Blu-ray drive

BW-16D1H-U PRO

BW-16D1X-U

BW-12D1S-U

SBW-06D5H-U

SBW-06D2X-U PRO

SBW-06D2X-U

SBC-06D2X-U

External DVD drive

SDRW-08V1M-U

SDRW-08U9M-U

SDRW-08U8M-U

SDRW-08U7M-U

SDRW-08U5S-U

SDRW-08D2S-U LITE

SDRW-08D2S-U

SDRW-08D6S-U

SDR-08B1-U

Internal Blu-ray drive

BW-16D1HT PRO

BW-16D1HT

BC-12D2HT

Internal DVD drive

DRW-24D5MT

DRW-24B1ST

DRW-24B3ST

DRW-24F1ST

DRW-24F1MT

SDRW-08U1MT

DVD-E818A9T

DVD-E818AAT

 

You can find the manufacturing date from the Serial Number sticker on the optical drive.

Internal optical drive

External optical drive