Closed Which optical drive is better? Tags: DVD Writers DVD RW CD-Rom Storage Last response: November 24, 2011 3:57 PM in Storage Share VeryOldHero November 23, 2011 10:05:11 PM SAMSUNG 22X DVD Burner 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model SH-222AL/BSBE LightScribe Support http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... or LG GH24LS70 24X SATA Lightscribe Internal DVD Writer Burner DVDRW Optical http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12600DR0411 Also, which one has a lower power draw to save on the electric bill? More about : optical drive target50 November 23, 2011 10:42:02 PM as power consumption, i have no idea but from looking at the spec, it looks like LG has a faster speed on some of the parts... you definitely get what you pay for... but sometimes i would just got with the cheaper drive since its not the biggest deal for me. you can save money here to spend on something much more Score 0 Best solution kd0frg November 23, 2011 10:44:52 PM lets see, both do light scribe if you use it that is samsung read speeds: cd 48x dvd 16x lg read speeds: cd 48x dvd 16x so both are even there samsung write speeds cd-r 48x cd-rw 24x dvd-r 22x dvd-rw 8x dvd+r dual layer 16x dvd-r dual layer 12x compare to LGs cd-r 48x cd-rw 32x dvd-r 24 dvd-rw 8x (does not list dual layer writing ability on direct canada?) i would probably go with the samsung, both should use the same amount of power, it would be negligible i think Share Related resources which optical drive is better ? - Forum Which optical drive is below $20 and is good for a gaming rig? - Forum Which Optical Drive? - Forum Which is better Coaxial or Optical - Forum Which optical drive should I get? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kd0frg November 23, 2011 10:48:58 PM well, newegg says the lg's dual layer is 8x for both dvd-r DL and dvd+r dl so the samsung wins the overall speed contest there Score 0 VeryOldHero November 23, 2011 11:18:36 PM Best answer selected by VeryOldHero. Score 0 VeryOldHero November 23, 2011 11:18:54 PM Thanks guys! Score 0 SR-71 Blackbird a c 197 G Storage November 24, 2011 3:57:09 PM This topic has been closed by Area51reopened Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How can I troubleshoot a MATSHITA UJ8A0ASW optical drive which yelds different errors in different burning softwares? Forum Are better quality Optical Drives really any different? Forum Which optical drive is best? Forum SolvedWhich optical drive? Forum SolvedBetween 2 optical drives, which, asus vs samsung? Forum which of these optical drive is best ? Forum Which SATA port do I plug in my HDD and optical drive? Forum Solvedwhich is better for boot drive barracuda or caviar green Forum Which optical drive? Forum Which optical drive would you get and why? Forum SolvedWhich WD 1TB drive is better? Forum SolvedWhich Hard Drive is better (more reliable)? Forum Which blu-ray drive is better: ASUS BW-16D1HT vs Pioneer BDR-2209 Forum Solved7200 RPM DUAL HARD DRIVE vs 5400 RPM HYBRID - Which is better? Forum Which one of these optical disk drives should I purchase for gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !