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Old 11-15-2004, 09:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best CD/DVD dual drive conguration?

I am configuring a new Dell 8400. Based on how I buy the thing - I get two different choices on my dual drive configuration.

One offers me a 16x DVD-ROM drive and a 16x DVD+/-RW w/dbl layer write.

The other offers me a 48x CD-RW drive and a 16x DVD+/-RW w/dbl layer write.

For some reason I am thinking that I would be better off with the CD-RW - but is that true? Will I be able to burn CD's just as easily with the DVD burner? Sorry if this is a stupid question - there are so many flavors around now I can't keep up with them!


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Old 11-15-2004, 11:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Never mind- I just confirmed with Dell that their DVD burners DO read/rec CDs - guaranteed.
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Old 11-20-2004, 09:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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go with the scecond choice...more versital
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Old 11-22-2004, 03:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Why is it more versatile? Cna you explain??
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Old 11-22-2004, 10:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
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go with the 16x dvd rom and 16x dvd+-/r-rw
dvd drives (r) read cds as well
and dvd rw s write ,re-write to cds fast.
also with that setup you can copy dvds (treasured moments of your childs firststeps for grandparents...)
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