Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Cd/dvd Drive Recommendations


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 drty

drty

  • Members
  • 5 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:06:56 PM

Posted 26 September 2008 - 07:45 AM

I have an older dell 4600 computer. I believe it's a 3.0 GHz processor. I'm running Windows XP. The problem is that my cd drive doesn't alway like to work so I was thinking of upgrading. I am looking for some recommendations for a new CD/DVD drive. I would like to be able to read and write to both formats. Thanks in advance for the help.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Wildabeast

Wildabeast

    Bleeping Lurker...


  • Members
  • 1,263 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nebraska, USA
  • Local time:04:56 PM

Posted 26 September 2008 - 10:32 AM

Any DVD burner will read and write to CD's also. I like to do my shopping at Newegg.com they have good prices and ship fast. From what I could find out, you will need one with an IDE connection. :thumbsup:
"The nine most feared words in the english language, 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help'..."
Ronald Reagan

#3 Romeo29

Romeo29

    Learning To Bleep


  • Members
  • 3,194 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:127.0.0.1
  • Local time:05:56 PM

Posted 26 September 2008 - 04:23 PM

Yes DVD burner will be able to read/write CD and DVDs.

Go for a Dual Layer DVD burner.

Do not forget to compare prices and features of various brands and models at http://www.pricewatch.com

#4 garmanma

garmanma

    Computer Masochist


  • Members
  • 27,809 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Cleveland, Ohio
  • Local time:06:56 PM

Posted 26 September 2008 - 08:57 PM

Make sure you get the correct interface, IDE of SATA
Mark
Posted Image
why won't my laptop work?

Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time around
Do not send me PMs with problems that should be posted in the forums. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefits
Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter

#5 Frank Vasquez

Frank Vasquez

  • Members
  • 44 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:06:56 PM

Posted 06 October 2008 - 10:39 AM

I love the LG DVD Burners - used them in last 4 builds - you can get a Lightscribe for around $30-$40 - use pricewatch.com or www.pricegrabber.com




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users