DVD Writer + What?
I've just bought a new DVD rewriter (an NEC ND-2500). The question is - what should it replace. I currently have a Pioneer 16x DVD reader and a Liteon 32x12x40 CD rewriter. Should I keep the DVD or CD-RW?
cdrw man................ that was comon senese...............dvd players are a waste if you already have a nice tv set top player.. i don't like watching dvds on my pc that's why, pc = just for burning the movies...... then i watch them on my real dvd player.
dvd-rw doesn't burn as fast as a cd-rw anyways......... just for making a quick audio cd cd-rw would burn it better i think...... LiteON 52x flys!
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LOL, what the first guy said makes little sense. I'd keep the DVD-ROM for doing on-the-fly copies.
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Agree. I would also keep the DVD-ROM
I hate DVD players. Remote controlled menus can't offer me the flexibility of of software players like CyberLink PowerDVD
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lol, it is not a CD_RW that is making a copy of "protected CDs" but the software that is used with it. I am still using Plextor 16A and can "backup" any CD out there with CloneCD or Nero or Easy CDC. My NEC DVDRW will do the same with same programs.
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I'd keep the Pioneer DVD too (infact a Pioneer 106S shares my rig with an LGDVD-writer). I have the luxury of an external FireWire/PCMCIA/USB2.0 CD-RW as well, but tha's just my preference.
The 32X CDR isn't significantly fast, and the DVD does allow you to make direct copies, and also allows you to pre-load your machine with a DVD and a DVD-R and let DVD-Shrink go to work with Nero6 and do everything for you while you're off doing something else, and then turn itself off. Couldn't be easier.
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