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Lite-On shipping fastest Blu-ray writer to Euro market

Can burn at up to 12x speed

| Storage News | Posted: Jun 10, 2010 10:44 am

Europe will soon be getting Lite-On's iHBS212 internal Blu-Ray writer which can burn to BD-R discs at the fastest possible rate to date; 12x speed.


The new drive uses the SATA interface along with an 8MB buffer, as well as featuring LightScribe technology for use with supporting discs.


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In terms of maximum write speeds across the board, we have 12x for BD-R SL, 8x for BD-R DL, 2x for BD-RE, 16x for DVD-R/+R, 12x for DVD-RAM, 8x for DVD-R/+R DL & DVD+RW, 6x for DVD-RW, 48x for CD-R and 24x for CD-RW.


Lite-On also bundles the drive with CyberLink's BD Suite. The drive is set to become available in Europe by the end of this month at an MSRP of €165.


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