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LG 52x or Liteon 64x ?

Postby Frédéric L. W. Meunier on Tue Feb 11, 2003 10:00 pm

Which is better ? Here in Brazil the Liteon is cheaper.

BTW, I can't find anything about the Liteon 64x at http://www.liteonit.com.tw/english/engl ... htm#CD-ROM

I opened a thread at http://www.liteonit.com.tw/english/engl ... p?tno=5381

I think the drive may be falsified.
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Postby darshanjog on Mon Feb 24, 2003 2:58 pm

where did u see a lite-on 64x cd-rom. There site shows a max of 52x.

stay away from an lg. they are too slow. can never read beyond 22x. No UDMA mode 2 support. only pio.
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Postby cfitz on Mon Feb 24, 2003 3:13 pm

I would say that they either made a mistake or are scamming you. LiteOn never made a 64x drive that I am aware of.

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Postby BuddhaTB on Thu Mar 06, 2003 1:45 am

Go with the LG 52x.

Anyways, I made this post so I don't have to see nypk's name under the CD-ROM section anymore.
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Mar 06, 2003 4:57 am

i don't like the new LG 52x CD-ROM
i think it's called GCR-8520B
i had the previous model CRD-8521B. crappy performance, inconsistent at reading CDR.
had it replaced and got the newer model - does not support reading sub-channel data info (not too big a deal) and also does not report C2 errors so CD Speed ScanDisc is a no go !!!! :x :x :x
(both of these functions were on the older model... :o )
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