Solved Choosing a Blu-Ray drive Tags: DVD Blu-ray Components Last response: June 10, 2010 11:00 PM in Components Share xcmer June 10, 2010 12:17:32 PM Hi, I'm looking to get a bluray combo drive for my PC, and am currently looking at LG. I wish to play bluray and dvd movies, burn CD's & DVD's. what kind of read speeds do i need? is 8x enough for smooth playback? or should i go with 10x? More about : choosing blu ray drive Best solution WR2 June 10, 2010 5:31:48 PM 4x is plenty for smooth playback. LG would be a good choice too. Compare the features/performance of the DVD burner since they might matter to you the most. Share xcmer June 10, 2010 5:47:33 PM Thanks, i'm looking at http://lgcommercial.com/product/UH10LS20/ http://lgcommercial.com/product/UH08LS10 second one looks better IMO, but is 8X m 0 l Related resources Asus BC-12B1ST Bluray drive help!! - Forum New blu-ray drive "Boot disk not found" - Forum Blu-Ray Drive and Burner - Forum Need help choosing a router for HDTV and/or Blu-ray player... - Forum Is there any Mini ITX case that can fit a full sized GPU and a 5.25 Bluray Drive? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer WR2 June 10, 2010 7:17:11 PM DVD burner specs are the same. Either one will get the job done without a problem. m 0 l xcmer June 10, 2010 7:33:01 PM Best answer selected by xcmer. m 0 l xcmer June 10, 2010 7:36:59 PM I'm assuming BD-RE is rewriteable, which would not include commercial Bluray movies? m 0 l WR2 June 10, 2010 7:49:58 PM Yes. Like someone else might create and mail to you home movies on an re-writeable Blu-Ray. That's not saying this is a Blu-Ray burner only that it supports that RE media speed in reading. m 0 l xcmer June 10, 2010 11:00:06 PM I guess i'll get which =ever i can find easiest then, thanks allot! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI need a bluray drive. What is the difference between these? Forum SolvedHi, i recently built a PC, and i bought an LG UH12NS30. It's a BluRay combo drive, but i was unable to find any drivers for i Forum SolvedDoes This Optical Drive Play Blu-Ray? Forum SolvedBlu-Ray disc drive shows as DVD drive in device manager. Forum SolvedBlu-Ray DVD drive not playing Blu-Ray discs Forum SolvedShould I Connect My USB Flash Drive To My TV Or Bluray Player? Forum SolvedBlu-ray drive won't read certain blu-rays (Sony BWU-500S) Forum Blu-Ray Drive for Building a Computer Forum hey i need the best case and blu-ray drive for this build help!! Forum Can a North American blu-ray optical drive and the iDeer software play foreign disks? Forum SolvedBluRay Drive for GAMING? Worth it?? Forum Installing internal Bluray drive for Asus G750JS-RS71 help Forum SolvedBlu-Ray Drive? Forum SolvedNeed help finding the right Bluray drive Forum SolvedBluray drive, yes or no Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !