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Old 07-06-2005, 05:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just after your thoughts on this Benq DVD Burner (Plextor clone) http://www.benq.com/products/product...specifications ... I think I'll be getting this soon if I can find a place that sells them in Australia.. Let me know what you think!
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Its not bad. Whats the price on it?
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It looks like a new version of the 1620

The 1620 looks well built, however I have a broken one sitting beside me. Won't properly burn DVD's...
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Old 07-06-2005, 12:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have a BenQ and it works fine for me.
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It is supposed to retail for $119AUD according to the Aussie Benq site Benq Australia not sure in America though sorry.. Check out the awesome review on it! DW1640 Review I mean its not perfect but seems like a great burner
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NewEgg doesn't carry it.

I have the 1620. It does the job, and does it well. Any new version will just be an improvement on an already good product.
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finally got the DW1640 (Black) drive, its pretty good, very quick load times etc. which is the way i like it and although i havnt tested it for very long i can say the burning in general seems to be good.. Best of all it works fine in my (sumwat outdated) p3 700 with 256mb ram which was wat i wasnt fully certain it would work.. but it does so im happy .. yeh so the benq dw1640 is a great dvd burner and i would easily recommend it to anyone who wants the fastest at this point in time and it is of good quality
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