Most of the hardware manufacturers these days are now slowly jumping on the Blu-ray dive bandwagon, the latest being Asus which just released the Asus BC-1205PT Blu-ray drive. This Blu-ray drive can read Blu-ray discs but cannot burn to Blu-ray recordable discs. However, they can read and write to CDR/RW and DVD+/-R/RW discs.
The BC-1205PT Blu-ray Drive is an internal SATA drive for PCs. It'll burn DVD±R/RW media at up to 12x speed, falling to 4x speed with dual-layer discs. It will also handle DVD-RAM writing duties, along with CD-R/RW. Despite the name, the drive won't write BD-R or BD-RE media, but it will read these formats and BD-ROM discs, all at up to 5x speed.
This drive offers a variety of innovations which are ynique to their drives, such as a Double Dynamic Suspension System II for reducing vibrations when the drive is spinning at high-speed and Liquid Crystal Tilt technology, which is said to enhance the pick-up head accuracy during recording and playback.