Most computers now a days are don't have the CD/DVD drive. I have a new Dell 2 in 1 laptop and it does not have that drive. I don't always need it but there are sometimes I find myself needing one and have to usually get out the old dinosaur, I guess it would be considered now! lol Found myself a portable drive and works out great. Not only that if you have a computer that does have this drive but it don't work, then you can get this to.
Super easy to work, basically it is plug and play. Connects with USB and will work with any computer with USB.
√ This USB 3.0 external cd dvd rom drive, burner provides 24X faster data transfer speed than usb 2.0. This cd drive external usb is a perfect for laptops or pc without inbuilt cd dvd rom. With this external dvd cd rom drive / CD burner, you can watch DVD movies, burn files, movies to a CD/DVD (DVD burning software not included, install software and create backup discs etc. √ This CD Drive Supports Plug and Play. Support Compact Disc - CD-R,CD-RW,DVD-R,DVD-RW,DVD+R,DVD+RW,DVD-RAM,DVD-R DL,DVD+R DL,DVD-ROM √ Product Description √ This portable ultra slim external dvd read write allows for faster data transfer speed than the external cd dvd drive USB 2.0 but it is compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports. √ 1. External DVD drive is tray loading external portable ODD caddy which is suitable to USB 2.0/3.0 connector desktop or laptop. √ 2. Power Consumption: 3~5W √ 3. Certification: RoHS and CE certification. √ Technical Specification √ 1. Type: CD-RW/DVD-RW Burner/Writer/Drive √ 2. USB Interface: USB 3.0 (Backwards Compatible with USB2.0&1.0) √ 3. Read Speed: CD: 24X, DVD(Double/Single Layer): 8X √ 4. Write Speed: CD-R: 24X, CD-RW: 16X (US-RW), DVD+/-R: 8X, DVD+R Double Layer: Max.6X, DVD-RAM: 5X , DVD+RW: 8X, DVD-RW: 6X √ 5. External DVD drive product dimensions(L*W*H): 6.6in*6.6in*1in √ 6. Net Weight: 12 Ounces √ Instructions for use √ 1. This external dvd drive has a data line interface that connects to USB port of a PC or laptop. On the computer screen on the lower right corner should appear external cd drive icon and if the icon does not appear after it is plugged into the usb port click on the desktop, open "my computer or pc", in "the mobile storage device should display the external dvd icon" √ 3. Click or select this icon. Open the tray and "pop" in the disc. Note there is also a button in front that can be used to manually open the tray √ Package Include: 1x CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive with USB 3.0 cable attached at the back and 1 user manual.
It's 3.0 so of course it is lightening fast and works just as it should. No complaints, it would have been cool to have selected a different color unit though, just saying! I do love how slim and light weight it is and how well it performs. The usb cord has it's own place to "sit" under the drive, while it is not in use. If you don't have a cd rom drive on your pc, and do need one from time to time or heavily then this is a great have.
Disclosure: I received this product complimentary for an honest review, opinions are mine.