Multi Function: (X Multi).
Max. 16X DVD±R / 8X DVD+RW / 6X DVD-RW / 8X DVD±R (DL).
Max. 40X CD-R / 32X CD-RW.
Max. 16X DVD-ROM / 40X CD-ROM.
Max: 5X DVD-RAM Write / Read.
Burn 2.4X DVD±R (Double Layer) Disc at 4X / 6X / 8X Speed.
Burn 8X DVD±R Disc at 16X Speed.
Liquid Crystal Tilt Technology – Precision on Uneven Discs.
LCT (Liquid Crystal Tilt) technology provides enhanced pick up head accuracy during recording and playback on discs with uneven curvature and thickness.
FlextraLink™ Buffer Underrun Errors Prevention Technology.
Built-in FlextraLink™ prevents users from buffer underrun problems and eliminates the creation of unusable discs. Throughout the recording process, FlextraLink™ consistently monitors the data buffer status to ensure best recording quality under high-speed operation.
FlextraSpeed™ Optimal Writing Speed Adjustment Technology.
Built-in FlextraSpeed™ and AI Auto Speed Adjustment Tech. enhance accuracy and reliability when reading/writing/re-writing across a broad range of certified media in different formats. FlextraSpeed™ continuously monitors the recording media and sets the optimal writing speeds to ensure best recording quality. The ASUS proprietary FlextraSpeed™ occupies minimal system resources so the PC remains full operational and available for other applications even during recording process.
Superior Stability with DDSSII.
The DDSSII technology is designed to minimize the vibration caused by the spindle motor and resonance between components as well as the drive and PC cases. The ASUS patented DDSSII stabilizes, both horizontally and vertically, the pick-up head, achieving more precise tracking and focusing, while reducing vibration and noise caused by high-revolution spindle motors.
Compatible with a Wide Range of Disc Formats.
Operates on Horizontal or Vertical Mounting.
ASUS Unique Live Firmware Update Tool.
Bundle Burning Software.
Windows XP/ NT/ ME/ 2000/ 98SE Supported.
ASUS DRW-1608P3S. Mounting: Vertical/Horizontal. Interface: EIDE/ATA, Drive device, buffer size: 2 MB, Mean time between failures (MTBF): 60000 h. CD write speed: 40x, CD rewrite speed: 32x, DVD+R write speed: 16x. CD read speed: 40x, DVD-RAM read speed: 5x, DVD-ROM read speed: 16x. DVD drive average random access time: 130 ms, CD-ROM drive average random access time: 120 ms