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best external DVD burner?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:11 am

Screwed up and got a new laptop with no DVD burner......which external ones should I consider hooking up? Not necessarily the fastest, but the most reliable. Thank you.

EDIT: for the new MSI laptop in my sig;)
MSI (unnamed laptop): GS75 Stealth 95F
SKAARJ-LAPTOP: Asus G750JW-NH71
SKAARJMASTERDUO: WinXPSP3,C2D E8600,Gigabyte EP45-UD3P,Pioneer DVR-216D,BenQ DW1655,Asus E818A3T.
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby Ian on Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:08 pm

Portable or full size external?
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:14 am

family stuff getting weird (sorry for late response)............portable for laptop. Thank you.
MSI (unnamed laptop): GS75 Stealth 95F
SKAARJ-LAPTOP: Asus G750JW-NH71
SKAARJMASTERDUO: WinXPSP3,C2D E8600,Gigabyte EP45-UD3P,Pioneer DVR-216D,BenQ DW1655,Asus E818A3T.
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby Ian on Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:50 pm

I think the only companies still making truly portable Blu-ray drives are LG and Pioneer. Both are good in my book but it looks like LG is still stuck on USB 2.0 where Pioneer has adopted USB 3.0.
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:26 pm

Actually, doesn't have to be blu-ray, I was just thinking DVD burner. Although, as long as they're portable for laptop, then why not blu-ray (as long as it plays all DVDs also).

Maybe this one will work:
https://www.newegg.com/lg-model-bp60nb1 ... klink=true
MSI (unnamed laptop): GS75 Stealth 95F
SKAARJ-LAPTOP: Asus G750JW-NH71
SKAARJMASTERDUO: WinXPSP3,C2D E8600,Gigabyte EP45-UD3P,Pioneer DVR-216D,BenQ DW1655,Asus E818A3T.
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby SkaarjMaster on Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:52 pm

MSI (unnamed laptop): GS75 Stealth 95F
SKAARJ-LAPTOP: Asus G750JW-NH71
SKAARJMASTERDUO: WinXPSP3,C2D E8600,Gigabyte EP45-UD3P,Pioneer DVR-216D,BenQ DW1655,Asus E818A3T.
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Re: best external DVD burner?

Postby Ian on Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:51 am

The Pioneer is a newer design and I'd take USB 3.0 over USB 2.0 any day.
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