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Can Dvd-rw Drives Run Dvd Games?


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#1 Kanaka

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 03:05 PM

I was specifically looking at this one but i am not sure is DVD-RW actually plays games and if not where do I get dvd rom drives..?

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?sk...d=1172881770692

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 03:16 PM

Yes, they can.
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#3 Kanaka

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 03:20 PM

:thumbsup: THANKS oh and does like a slower speed on the drive makes games slower?

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 03:32 PM

According to the specs, this one reads DVD-ROM disks.

16x maximum DVD-ROM read speed


Is LightScribe a feature you have to have?
If not, you could get a DVD burner for about that price, at newegg.com.
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Posted 22 April 2007 - 04:52 PM

I got a nice DVD burner combo drive at newegg for about 35$, even after shipping. Its got better speeds then that one too. Best Buy's name is an oxymoron (I guess?).
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Posted 23 April 2007 - 05:12 PM

Indeed, I have a great all purpose (lightscribe too!) burner that was 35 bucks after shipping. Also, unless the speed is REALLY slow, you won't see any difference in performance. Even if you do, you could always just rip an image of it to read from your hard drive.

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