• Sleek black and silver design.
  • Can stand vertically or horizontally.


  • DVD-RAM transfer speed rating is low.
  • USB-only drive.

At A Glance

Bargain-priced external drive has a pleasing aesthetic, can stand vertically, and supports LightScribe labeling.

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The Specs

Part Number SES164LAMBN
Inventory Number 25317
Ports and Connections
Ports USB
S/PDIF Output 0
Optical Drive
CD-ROM Read Speed 48.0
DVD-RAM Write Speed 5.0
DL DVD+R Write Speed 8.0
Single-Layer DVD-R Write Speed 16.0
DVD-RW Write Speed 6.0
DVD-ROM Pressed Disc Read Speed 16.0
DVD+RW Write Speed 8.0
DVD-ROM Burned Disc Read Speed 12.0
DL DVD-R Write Speed 4.0
Single-Layer DVD+R Write Speed 16.0
Included Software
Included Software Nero Express 6.6 (with BackItUpVisionExpress)


Dual-Sided Write-Once DVD Performance, for 7.9GB (seconds) 1160.08
Format Rewritable DVD (seconds) 29.9
CD-R Mastering Write Average, for 694MB (seconds) 186.58
Rewritable DVD Performance, for 3.4GB (seconds) 718.26
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested +R
Rewritable DVD Format Tested +RW
Two-Layer Write-Once DVD Format Tested DL +R
Single-Layer Write-Once DVD Performance, for 4.35GB (seconds) 363.29