Excerpt: This is the first bad experience I've had at B&H. I bought this external DVD drive to go with a new laptop with no internal DVD. I have not been able to use it at all. My laptop (Windows 8) doesn't even recognize its existence, even when I tried to run the disk that came with it -- it blipped in and...
Summary: I debated giving it 3 eggs since it seems so cheap and flimsy and probably will not last very long unless your very careful with it and baby this thing a bit but I gave it 4 since it works and was very cheap and basically using it for some Mini ITX builds that have no optical drives.
Pros: Cheap Looks nice
Cons: Very flimsy and the tray comes out crooked and very loose. Slow spin up on a few of the cds I put in to test it.