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Username: Joebruce

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Post Number: 3715
Registered: May-04
Hey everyone I just had a couple questions about dual layer capable DVD burners/drives. What are some brands to look at? And if I bought a new dual layer burner will it work with my computer without having to do or install anything else? Basically will it just be a plug and play type thing? I dont think the burner I have now can burn dual layer disks,or will any dvd burner be able to burn dual layer disks? Sorry Im a noob with computers lol. On the front of my burner it doesnt say anything about DL disks so Im assuming you have to have a burner that supports the DL disks.

I found a couple on newegg that seem to fit my bill,which is cheap,I dont want to spend a bunch of money on a new burner b/c most of the time regular DVD-R disks are enough for me. So what about these,most of the reviews are good but I just wanted a second opinion.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118040

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136236

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118067

They have a bunch more around the same price range but out of the ones I posted Im thinking the first one,the Lite-On,would be good just b/c of all the good reviews and its the cheapest one. Is that a good brand? I dont need anything fancy or top of the line,just something that will burn dual layer disks.
 

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Username: Joebruce

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Post Number: 3716
Registered: May-04
Another thing,my computer has 2 cd/dvd drives,one is a burner and the other is not and then under both of those there is a dummy spot for a floppy disk drive. Would I be able to put the new dual layer burner in the place where the dummy floppy space is? If not could I replace the regular cd/dvd drive,the non burner drive,with the new dual layer burner and have 2 cd/dvd burners in my tower? My computer is a Dell Dimension E510 if that helps. One more thing,will the new dual layer burner take up a lot of memory or ram or whatever? Would I have to add more?
 

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Username: Joe1234

Post Number: 469
Registered: May-09
This will do:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/LG-GH22LP21-LightScribe-22X-IDE-DVD-RW-Drive-w-Software- /190557507152?pt=PCC_Drives_Storage_Internal&hash=item2c5e1cce50

They are so cheap, buy two getting rid of the ones you have.
 

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Username: Joebruce

Crescendo Audio FTMFW!!, AA Havoc 15 ... Your Mom FTW!!

Post Number: 3717
Registered: May-04
Thanks but FYI newegg has that same model cheaper. I would rather buy it from newegg so I know its new and working. And whats wrong with any of the ones I posted? They are like 10 bucks cheaper than the model you listed. What is the difference in the ones I listed and the one you did? Is that one better,faster?
 

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Username: Joe1234

Post Number: 470
Registered: May-09
The one I recommended I know best and works great. Years back Plextor was the top burner but since they are all so inexpensive now, spending extra, not much of a point unless you use them heavily. Had an issues with LITE-ON and Sony before so who knows but I wouldn't recommend.
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