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Old 04-12-2004, 05:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default DVD writer which one is the best?

need to buy a DVD writer. do anyone know which one is the best to buy? i need it for general copying and backup of my PS2 game seen i scratch it all the time.

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Old 04-12-2004, 06:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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or since you're a VIP at blockbuster and have all the games you've ever rented "backed up" on your hard drive :P

lol but i would say the best one is the Plextor PX-708A, it got Gear of the Year honors from Maximum PC

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Old 04-12-2004, 06:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thank for the reply and will look into it. byt he way. i'm not a VIP of BlockBuster of somethings. i just need to back up the game seen my little brother just keep scratching it when i'm not home. lost 3 game so far.
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Old 04-12-2004, 06:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Wait... Didnt you just say YOU scratch the games?

just kiddin with ya.
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Old 04-13-2004, 02:28 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I would get Pioneer, Teac or plextor
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Old 04-13-2004, 03:04 AM   #7 (permalink)
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DVD burners are great. If i was shopping for one i would make sure that it is dual format ( both "+" and "-" discs can be read or written), and that it has an 8MB buffer. A lot of them only have 2MB Buffers.

As for brand, i'm partial to my Sony. I have burnned over 150 DVDs and not a single coaster.
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hercule do you have any particular in minded
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Old 04-13-2004, 08:28 PM   #10 (permalink)
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i plan to get pioneer A07 which cost around $249au but there is another one call pioneer 107 which cost around $195 i'm just wander is there any different from these 2. the specification seen to be the same

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