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Old 10-23-2003, 07:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question CD R/RW, ASUS or Samsumg?

I need an opinion abt which CD R/RW shd. i get..
ive got a tie between ASUS CRW 5224A and Samsung SW 252B

they are both priced almost the same... Asus promises good performance but samsung has got better buffer (8mb) as opposed to asus' 2mb...

prev experience with any of these drives???
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Old 10-23-2003, 09:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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How about a Plextor? I think they are the best. I personally use LG 52X because I cannot afford Plextor and never had any problems with the LG I have.
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lite-on or LG, we sell them both at my store and no one brings then bak saying its broken.
Lite-On is actually a pretty good quality cd rw.

hahah MSI, about 80% of the burners that were sold at my store were returned for warrenty
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I've got the Yamaha CRW-F1 and it's top of the line baby!

It has every option you can ask for on a burner and some you wouldn't even think of asking for.

I can burn pictures on the back of my disks. (disk T@2)
I can burn a full disk in under 2 min.
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Old 10-23-2003, 10:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i Also have the Yamaha CRW-F1 and Liking it! Burns really fast, Just make sure ya get the 44X Blanks
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