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Buffalo Technology Unleashes High speed USB 3.0 Blu-ray Drive

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Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today launched its Blu-ray USB 3.0 drive. Available from September, early USB 3.0 adopters who require fast speed back up to Blu-ray technology will benefit from improved playback and burning performance of Blu-ray discs, DVDs, or CDs. Additionally, the 12-speed drive is ideal for creating back-up videos, photos and music and to standard DVD and CD.

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Are the 12x BR burners bottlenecked by USB 2.0?
 

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Are the 12x BR burners bottlenecked by USB 2.0?
a quick google says 4x is 18MB/s, so yeah - 12x would be above the 2.0 limitations.
 
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Not to mention you can't really find 12X media anyway. The fastest I see is 6X and it's pricey. By the time 12X media is cheap the 24X burners will be dirt cheap. :)
 

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Not to mention you can't really find 12X media anyway. The fastest I see is 6X and it's pricey. By the time 12X media is cheap the 24X burners will be dirt cheap. :)
6x is enough to cap out USB 2.0, so its not like you need to jump to 12x to hit the limits.
 

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wonder if certain media allows u to burn at faster speeds