The MediaStation 8x External Compact Blu-ray Writer is the fastest on the market. Ideal for users who want optimal playback performance of Blu-ray discs, DVDs, or CDs on their PCs. Conveniently connecting via USB 2.0, the MediaStation BR-X816U2 is a snap to install and use with Buffalo DriveNavigator. Bundled with CyberLink software suite for Windows with DVD Upscaling, allowing you to view or re-record DVDs in near HD quality. This MediaStation is great for periodical backup and archival of your data preventing content from being altered or erased.