Feeds
75%
Samsung SH-B123

Samsung SH-B123 internal 12x BD-Rom drive

Speed reader?

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Market presence

Initially, the SH-B123 was due to hit the market shelves in July, but the official release was pushed back. While it seems to have a rather patchy existence on Samsung’s web pages, this BD-Rom drive is certainly in evidence to buy on-line at considerably less than the list price.

Samsung SH-B123

Blu-ray upgrade time?

Verdict

While tests suggest this BD-Rom doesn't deliver on the claimed Blu-ray read speeds, it's certainly a niftier drive than most. Overall, Samsung’s SH-B123 is an all-round decent upgrade, ably assisted by the Cyberlink bundle, and is worth shopping around for. Oh, and if you want Lightscribe, just make sure you get the SH-B123L not the SH-B123A. ®

More Blu-ray internal drive reviews…

Lite-on iHBS112
Blu-ray writer
Samsung SH-BO83L
BD-Rom combo
PLDS iHES208
BD-Rom combo
Pioneer BDR-203BK
Blu-ray writer

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

75%
Samsung SH-B123

Samsung SH-B123 internal 12x BD-Rom drive

Fast reading internal BD-Rom drive.
Price: £90 RRP

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
WIN a very cool portable ZX Spectrum
Win a one-off portable Spectrum built by legendary hardware hacker Ben Heck
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.