Good CD-RW's

By Emohawk
Aug 27, 2002
  1. Here's an easy question for you...

    I need a good, value for money, CD-RW that won't break the bank? :)

    After recent troubles with my IBM drive, I've decided that backing up on CD's is possibly the safest option (important stuff anyway)...

    Any thoughts?

  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    getting good reports about, say, a 40x or 48x Lite-on drive. Few problems and easy to make copy, erm... backup.... copy protected CDs....
  3. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    Plus they're cheap.
  4. Emohawk

    Emohawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ta muchly :D
    Someone else recommended Lite-on a while ago, htey seem popular and cheap, just how I like em :D

    Cheers for the info...

  5. Emohawk

    Emohawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok, I have my nice new Liteon CD-RW, but what is the best software to use with it?

    I am demanding, hehe :rolleyes:


  6. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I'd say go with Nero. :grinthumb

    No burning software came with it? :confused:
  7. Emohawk

    Emohawk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yea, there are a few CD's in there... I'm too lazy to install it atm :( I've got a WD 120gig Cavair to install too.

    I just doubted that the software with the drive would be the "best"... I'll give Nero a go tho...

    Cheers :grinthumb

  8. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    It all depends on what you want to burn......Nero is good for people who don't know much about burning. Makes things simple.

    I recommend CDRwin for most things. A little harder to understand, but better IMO.
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