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Help choosing a Blu-Ray burner.

Last response: in Storage
October 10, 2010 10:27:39 PM

I need to buy an optical drive (blu-ray burner) for my new build and don't want to spend a ton of money so I've narrowed my selection down to the drives listed below. My question is regarding the LG models, one is listed as Windows 7 compatible on NewEgg, however the 4 reviews of the $159 one say it's not supported. The funny part is the $99 one (basically the same model number) doesn't show Win 7 support under 'details' yet has 232 reviewers and almost every one of them is saying they use Win 7. What gives. I assume BOTH will work with Windows 7 but there is a huge difference in price and the only thing I see different is 2MB vs 4MB cache.

My question is this, is there a big difference between 2MB vs 4MB cache? Will both support Win 7? Both have 180ms 'BD-ROM Access Time'. Which one out of the 3 would you guys go with?

1) LG WH10LS30K 10X Blu-ray Burner - $99

2) LG WH10LS30 10x Blu-Ray Burner - $159

3) LITE-ON 8MB Cache iHBS112 - $110


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a b G Storage
October 11, 2010 1:04:51 AM

go with the $99 LG one, I have it and it works like a charm. win 7 supports it as well
October 11, 2010 1:56:51 AM

Cool, I think I will do just that!
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October 11, 2010 4:01:30 AM

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December 28, 2011 6:42:04 PM

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