Help (chosing a DVD-ROM Drive)

By zeus.s
Oct 5, 2003
  1. Help

    PLEASE give me an advice of what kind of DVD-ROM drive to buy and not spend a lot of money.
  2. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,386   +15

    Any DVD-ROM drive should work just fine. They all do the same thing - Read DVDs :) So just find the cheapest one around ;)
  3. BBString

    BBString TS Rookie Posts: 54

    There is some cheap DVD ROM drives here (£20 - £25), all really good brands (LG, ASUS, SAMSON) and phat prices!

    This is a really good trusted site.
  4. wtpntiggr

    wtpntiggr TS Rookie

    I have found LG to be reliable in the low price range.
  5. BBString

    BBString TS Rookie Posts: 54

    I had a non brand DVD Rom and it ate one of my cd's and spat it out all over my motherboard! No Sh*t! Got a Samsung 16X48X now and its very reliable..... go for a brand liek Smasung. Ye ha!

  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    Go for the likes of LiteOn LTD-163D. This is a 16xDVD/48xCD with excellent qualifications for e.g. ripping sound-tracks.
    Check the forums at
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