I've never posted a drive review thingy here before, so bear with me.
Unfortunately, I don't really have any graph data because of the nature of the drive destroying rewritable media. This post is more of a warning for people to be wary of this drive.
I've had 2 of these drives and they both suffered from the same problem of destroying rewritable media. So, it's not that I just received a bad drive the first time. It's an inherent design flaw in the drive.
I've thrown a
There is a 3.11 firmware available for this drive, however it is only available on units that ship directly from ASUS factories. There is no firmware update package for 3.11 and there won't be. ASUS informed me this drive has reached the end of its product support life. Which means it won't receive any more firmware updates. So, it will probably be unavailable at some point in the near future. Here's the precise quote from ASUS:
"This unit is end of life, which means there will be no f