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Help picking an optical drive

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malinois1

Member
Joined
Apr 13, 2004
Location
Louisiana
Ok I have narrowed it down to 2 drives. NEC 8X Silver DVD+RW/-RW Drive, Model ND-2500A $71, or the Plextor 8X DVD-RW/+RW Drive, Model PX-708A for $109. I was leaning toward the NEC because all my drive are silver but don't want to take to much of a performance hit based on color. All I will be using the drive for is to back up my data and also to make backup copies of my DVD movies. Is it really worth the $38 for the plextor or is the NEC good enough for what I need? What do you guys think?
 

David

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Joined
Feb 20, 2001
I would say save your money, if all the speeds are the same. If the colour matches then thats a bonus :)
 

amanojyaku

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Joined
Oct 29, 2003
Location
houston, texas
yea go with the nec you wont be sorry. i got one a month ago and have burned about 50 dvd's and not 1 coaster. It is also very quiet and you cant go wrong with the speed.