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external DVD writer?

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February 2, 2004 10:04:14 PM

What's a good model of external DVD+/-RW writer (preferably from Lite-On, Sony, or Plextor)?
Would it cause any error if it's linked through a USB1 connection?

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February 5, 2004 5:01:51 PM

It would be slower, I believe CDR drives are limited to 8x speed on USB 1.1. So DVD would be limited to something like .5x speed. You would be better served by buying a $10 USB 2 PCI card.

<A HREF="http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News/Details.asp?Relate..." target="_new">Here is link</A> to a burner.
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