Pros: First off I just want to say to the people who say it won't work! You obviously have no idea what your doing and have a lot to learn. You need special codecs and programs that allow you watch blu rays.if you search hard enough actually it's very simple but to you if your not able to watch its generally going to be a tough process but you need to obtain certain programs (arcsoft total media theatre) :)which you will need to buy unless one again you search hard enough y...
Pros: I just bought this drive a few days ago and installed it in my computer. I booted my PC up and it said it successfully recognized the Blu-ray drive. I then proceeded to putting a Blu-ray in. It would not play. Tried downloading VLC player because I have played Blu-rays in the past with it in my laptop. Still not playing. I took the only disc that came with the drive put it in, installed Power2Go and then it took me to the Asus website. I searched for the firmware for ...
Cons: Can't get it to play Blu-rays. Most posts says Windows 7 should get it working automatically (plug and play) but it doesn't seem to be like that.
Pros: I don't yet own this Blu-ray player but plan to buy it. Since NewEgg does not allow comments or replies yet to reviews (which a competitor does, btw) I have to make mind this way. First off, ASUS is a extremely good brand. They have made some of the very best motherboards for years - I've used them in most of my home built computers. They make great video cards, monitors and DVD disc drives.
Cons: Some reviews here fail to be helpful and/or accurate about the problems a user is experiencing. NewEgg needs to allow user replies to reviews so that some things can be set straight. A product should not suffer a bad review when it may not be the real problem.
Pros: seems to work for playing blue ray movies, came with Power2go 7 not Power DVD
Cons: wont finish burning blu-ray BD-R DL discs, i bought a $70 15disc pack of ridata blanks and 3 of them so far failed in the writing process leaving them useless....I tried nero and power2go, ridata makes good discs so that leaves the firmware.....why the heck was this drive released for sale if its gonna need an immediate firmware update of which their is none. When you go to ASUS' download section you cant even select an OS and go any further than that. UGGGH!
Summary: Brennt zuverlässig und schnell all meine Rohlinge. Noch keinen verbrannt. Zwar nicht der billigste BR Brenner, aber dafür auch ein Teil an dem man wohl länger seine Freude haben wird. Die Geräuschentwicklung ist auch sehr angenehm, bei dem alten LG dachte man immer das Ding explodiert gleich.