New DVD/CD burner

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Terrahertz, Dec 23, 2004.

  1. Terrahertz

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    looks interesting. but i'm sticking with mine for the time being. :)
     
  3. Terrahertz

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    Ive heard that drive has some issues. How is it working out for you with different media.
     
  4. ming

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    it's doing pretty good.. just doesnt support -r/rw.
     
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    i only use the writer for backups anyway... and to play dvds
     
  6. melon

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    If I didn't already own a Plextor 708A, I would have bought a 716A. :up:

    Melon
     
  7. dreamliner77

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    I've also heard that there's been problems with the 716. The 712 is stable as a rock though.
     
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    I have an LG 4160B :) Supports every disc format on earth :D cdrinfo put it alongside the pioneer DVr-108 and ahead of the pelxtor so I'm happy :)
     
  9. American Zombie

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    Did you upgrade the firmware yet?

    There was an upgrade just released on December 13th to [font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Version 1.02 and I imagine anything in stores still has older firmware.[/font]

    [font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Improved write quality on DVD media[/font]
    [font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Improved write quality at 12X on some 8X rated media[/font]
    [font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Improved performance to execute AutoStratagy[/font]
    [font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Fixed a bug where a format might fail while be performed[/font]
     
  10. Kush

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    the best is the nec 3500a
     
  11. LordOfLA

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    the LG is ranked better than the nec 3500a.
     
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  13. dreamliner77

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    on cdfreaks, the BenQ 1620 is generally considered the best available drive right now.