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Getting A DVD-ROM


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Smokey

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I am looking to upgrade my CD-ROM to this DVD-ROM. The one I am looking at is just a "bare drive". Would this work with my current system? Do I have to have any special cables or anything?

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A blank drive should be all you need. We still recommend you buy a +/- drive, as a standard still hasn't surfaced. Also, DVD blanks have become cheaper, but are still a lot more expensive per Mb than blank CD.

The prices of DVD burners are falling like a rock, and with the recent introduction of dual-layer DVD burners they will continue to fall. I've seen some sources claim that by early fall of this year, some 4X DVD burners will be less than $20, while 8X will be under $40.
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Thanks admin,
All I am looking for is to playback DVD movies. This should be all I need. How will the drivers for this drive be installed? What software can I use to playback my movies?
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