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Old 03-16-2006, 09:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am in the market to buy a new DVD R/RW burner but there seems to be so many options I don't know which way to go. I know some are + and some are - which I have no clue what that means. Which brands/types do you guys recommend me going for?
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I was in the same boat as you were.... LiteON and Plextor are both good brands.... I went with a DVD+/-RW.... does

DVD+R
DVD-R
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CD-R
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as far as what the difference is? Has to do with details regarding the way it is burned... I did some searching previously, but failed to find anything (in ENGLISH) documenting the differences between the + / - formats...
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Get the NEC 3550A - Its around $40 and can use every DVD format.
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i suggest youll check reviews on these sites and then decide
http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/Revi...x?CategoryId=1
http://www.cdfreaks.com/article/search/B/
http://www.cdrlabs.com/reviews/
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