DVD RW Drives

By Slick1nj ยท 5 replies
Oct 24, 2004
  1. Do all DVD drives also write plain old CD's?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    As far as I`m aware dvd rewriters don`t write cd,s as well unless it`s a combo Regards Howard :grinthumb
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Yes, consumer DVD burners can also write to CDs.
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    I've never seen one that couldn't
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I`m sorry guys I stand corrected I obviously got the wrong end of the stick :blush: :blush: :blush:
  6. Th3M1ghtyD8

    Th3M1ghtyD8 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 664

    Most DVD-RWs burn slightly slower than dedicated CD-RWs (e.g. 32x instead of 52x), so it is still worth having a cd-rw or cd-rw/dvd-rom combo.
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