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Old 06-18-2007, 10:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What kind of CD/DVD drives are used by Hp and other manufacturers?

i like the drives on HP systems, but i dont know if one can buy them outside, i dont even know what term they would use to call those kinda drives..

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they probably use proprietary drives which means they only work with that company kind of like how most dell and sony motherboards only work with their stuff and you can't buy them anywhere else.
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In my old HP (which is now my parent's) it had Lite-On.
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ya me too... lite-on on that HP PC i found a while back....
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