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Optical Drive

Lite-On - iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer

( 4.3 Average / 97 Ratings )




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RBambrook 13 points 41 months ago
from completed build Ice White

Very cheap! This is both the Lite-On's biggest selling point and annoyance. I will no doubt only use this drive during inital setup and windows install. Beyond that I think I will have little use for it. That said it is useful to have the drive just in case. It is a little noisy during operation.

JoeMommaX 17 points 41 months ago
from completed build MagicBox Workstation

I have my case on its side and this drive sometimes makes vibration noise and/or will fail to burn. Turning the drive flat (case up) is fine.

sush_patoosh 4 points 38 months ago
from completed build MY FIRST BUILD

makes this weird ticking noise when i turn on the computer but it goes away after and it works

TURBOIESU 4 points 36 months ago
from completed build Gyarados

It's a DVD writer. It works. What more do you want?

jtabb1256 10 points 35 months ago

Cheap and gets the job done (installing OS and very rare CD/DVD usage) Really loud while it is being used.

Matrinix 8 points 34 months ago
from completed build Silent Air Cooled X99 Build

It does what it is supposed to and the anti-vibration technology helps reduce noise.

scoxelitez 5 points 33 months ago
from completed build i5 6600k/gtx 970 Gaming Build

Used it to install windows 7 and drivers, works fine and is very cheap. recommended

rrusie 14 points 32 months ago

Lite-on, it's quality, it's a great budget drive.

xSpencer_The_Kidx 7 points 31 months ago
from completed build The Red Viper V.2.0

I honestly don't have anything bad to say about this product. I've only used it once to watch a movie. I really only bought it to have it in case I needed it for something. It does the job.

brainonska511 6 points 29 months ago

6 year old drive at this point, but still working quite. After about 4 years, the door sometimes sticks when pressing eject, but a second press will open it right up. Outside of the door thing, this drive has been a champ for the occasions I need a drive (software installation, ripping CDs...)