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    Default DVD writer - SATA..which one??

    i forgot to buy a DVD writer when i bought everything else..so i'm thinking of buying one now..which one will be better (also mention their price) and do they contain any SATA cable?? my mobo came with only 2 cables and i've used them both...if not then how much will a sata cable cost?
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    DVD writers are more or less same, you might can go for Asus, Samsung or Liteon..personally i would prefer samsung coz my current DVD writer is samsung and it is the longest lasting one for me (almost two years, though i have to use a pin to open..to me its not much of a problem)..

    you can see the approx prices here, its just approximate, actual price can be 100-200 taka more or less http://www.ryanscomputers.com/model....&iten_inv_id=9

    and yes, they Do come with Sata cables, so u dont have to buy separately

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    Quote Originally Posted by SadIkMahdI View Post
    DVD writers are more or less same, you might can go for Asus, Samsung or Liteon..personally i would prefer samsung coz my current DVD writer is samsung and it is the longest lasting one for me (almost two years, though i have to use a pin to open..to me its not much of a problem)..

    you can see the approx prices here, its just approximate, actual price can be 100-200 taka more or less http://www.ryanscomputers.com/model....&iten_inv_id=9

    and yes, they Do come with Sata cables, so u dont have to buy separately
    same applies for me too. I had a sony earlier which served me for about 1 year. Than I had this samsung one and it is working for last 2+ years. Although I need to use a pin to get the tray out.
    some says lite-on's are better. But I think they all are more or less same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badhon_raj View Post
    same applies for me too. I had a sony earlier which served me for about 1 year. Than I had this samsung one and it is working for last 2+ years. Although I need to use a pin to get the tray out.
    some says lite-on's are better. But I think they all are more or less same.
    amar er aager ta asus chilo 1.2 years er modhdhe gone

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    amar samsung 4+ yrs dhore choltese...without any problem..siriusly..not a single one.. but its IDE not SATA..thats why i've to sell it

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    I bought an IDE Liteon dvd writer 4 years ago. Had to RMA three times and every time they provided me a new one. The last one, which was 4th, impressed me a lot and survived for 3+ yr. Then it died for excessive pressure and it was fully my fault. I was trying to install windows from a faulty cd. Installation dint work and i tried again, again and again which now seems like it was my stubborn issue.

    BTW, now I am using a samsung one and its pretty good.
    Last edited by Reznov; August 15th, 2012 at 23:15.

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    Personally I prefer ASUS for OD. My last ASUS combo drive lasted for 5+years though generally combo drives last for 2 years. Now i got an ASUS DVD R/W. Ya they come with SATA cables, you just need to add the power connection from psu

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    seems like it depends on how u use it. I had a liteon and a samsung, both lasted 4 only an year

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    i know many of my friends who say their asus ones can't read the disks unless it's perfectly shiny.i vote for samsung coz it's served me 2+ months

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gtx660 View Post
    i know many of my friends who say their asus ones can't read the disks unless it's perfectly shiny.i vote for samsung coz it's served me 2+ months
    Yes I faced this problem after I used my ASUS combo drive for 4+ years, where combo drives lifetime is generally 2 years

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