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Old 04-08-2006, 11:57 PM   #1
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Well my plextor 708A now doesn't read burned DVD media and doesn't read strong like it used so I need a replacement drive and want to know what are some good brands and models out there to choose from today? I want a DVD burner with almost all the bells and whistles. Also is dual layer worth trying out. Give me some sites or models I should consider for purchase. One more question, how come alot of the DVD burner prices have droped below the $100 range so quickly?

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Old 04-09-2006, 01:27 AM   #2
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DVD burners have been under $100 for a while now. I bought mine a year or two ago for $60, and now they go for around $40-50...

I have an NEC(I forgot the model right off...) I read lots of good reviews about mine, and I know a few people who have one just like it who, just like myself, have great luck with them. So, any of the later NECs should be great choices.

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Old 04-09-2006, 06:26 AM   #3
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The reason the prices have dropped so dramtically is because the technology is getting easier, faster, and cheaper, better qaulity to produce. Also competition. I bought my DVD burner for 50 bucks and its really good qualtiy. MY first one was 150 and it was medicore.
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Old 04-09-2006, 12:02 PM   #4
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When all else fails...Ham Radio!

I still have the same old HP DV9700T laptop I've had for years...still kickin'
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