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Old 02-07-2008, 11:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - ASUS Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 14X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe - Retail

Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner - Retail

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Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe - OEM

max im willing to pay including shipping is $35

which one is the best bang for the buck and more reliable?

If you guys have any other suggestions , that would be more helpful.

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I would get the samsung personally. I have always had goodluck with their optical drives.
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alright thanks

i guess ill just get that.
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yea they are all three going to perform the exact same so go with the one thats most reliable.
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yea they are all three going to perform the exact same so go with the one thats most reliable.
well with the samsung, A LOT off ppl had trouble when they used the lightscribe options, they said the burner got f'd up after using that option alot.

well ill get the samsung and hope my gf doesn tuse it.
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i have pretty much the same thing but an LG with lightscribe. I love lightscribe, its easy to use and i have never had a problem with LG, see if you can find that one.
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i have pretty much the same thing but an LG with lightscribe. I love lightscribe, its easy to use and i have never had a problem with LG, see if you can find that one.
can you link me to urs?
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here-
they dont make my exact model anymore but its similar to this one-
Newegg.com - LG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 10X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache ATAPI / E-IDE Super Multi DVD Burner - OEM
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In terms of quality:
Plextor and Optorite Branded drives are pretty much tied as most Optorites are rebranded plextors. But they are far out of most people's price range. And Optorite drives are really hard to find anyways.
Then, Samsung and LG
Then pretty much every other brand tied down here...
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In terms of quality:
Plextor and Optorite Branded drives are pretty much tied as most Optorites are rebranded plextors. But they are far out of most people's price range. And Optorite drives are really hard to find anyways.
Then, Samsung and LG
Then pretty much every other brand tied down here...
well i think ill go with the samsung since its sata.

thanks for all that info and help.
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