Thursday, November 22nd 2012

Buffalo Also Debuts Two 16x Blu-ray Writers

In addition to cooking up some new platter-based storage, Buffalo has introduced two optical drives capable of burning a Blu-ray disc (BD-R to be exact) at up to 16x speed. Seen below, the BRXL-16FBS-BK (internal, SATA connectivity) and BRXL-16U3 (external, USB 3.0) have support for BDXL discs, and also deliver writing speeds of 12x for BD-R DL, 6x for BDXL, 2x for BD-RE, 16x for DVD-R/+R, 8x for DVD-R DL/+R DL/+RW, 6x for DVD-RW, 5x for DVD-RAM, 48x for CD-R and 24x for CD-RW.

The BRXL-16FBS-BK and BRXL-16U3 cost $255 and $322, respectively, and come with a software bundle which includes PowerDVD10 BD edition, PowerDirector 8 HE, PowerProducer 5, Power2Go 7, PowerBackup 2, InstantBurn 5 and MediaShow 5.
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5 Comments on Buffalo Also Debuts Two 16x Blu-ray Writers

#1
Svarog
Been a while since i got rid of my optical drive. All i got in my 5.25 bay is a Scythe Kaze Master Pro, and for CD/DVD needs i got some Samsung USB External DVD Writer tapped underneat my desk :P
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patrico
by: Svarog
Been a while since i got rid of my optical drive. All i got in my 5.25 bay is a Scythe Kaze Master Pro, and for CD/DVD needs i got some Samsung USB External DVD Writer tapped underneat my desk :P
lol put a pic in the ghetto pc thread :)

when are these drives gonna come down in price!!!!
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Static~Charge
by: Cristian_25H
The BRXL-16FBS-BK and BRXL-16U3 cost $255 and $322, respectively,
Buffalo thinks quite highly of their relabeled products, don't they? :rolleyes:
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#4
Aquinus
Resident Wat-man
Before overhead that is what, 72MB/s? That's not too shabby for optical media.
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#5
timta2
by: patrico
lol put a pic in the ghetto pc thread :)

when are these drives gonna come down in price!!!!
They had an internal ASUS Blu-Ray drive on sale the other day for $40 after $20 rebate. Add a cheap external enclosure and you're there.

BDXL is still a joke though.
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