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Old 09-17-2007, 01:39 PM   #1
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Default buying Optical drive

Will any of them do ok say about a $50 one ?
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Old 09-17-2007, 01:46 PM   #2
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heres a good one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135146
or u could go wit a 25 dollar one and get 2
ur choice and i would go sata cuz the IDE cables are too big
really any well do
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Old 09-17-2007, 03:25 PM   #3
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I got this SATA drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151141

It's great. Super fast, Lightscribe, very reliable.
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I got an IDE one by mistake, and could do with getting a SATA one to turn IDE off completly in the BIOS.

You don't need to spend loads though. A good drive here will set you back around 20, which isn't much considering it'll burn to CD/DVD (all types inc RAM), etc, and at 18x speed.
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