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Help me choose: Samsung SH182D / NEC AD-5170 or AD-7173


Help me choose: Samsung SH182D / NEC AD-5170 or AD-7173

Postby Mantras on Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:33 am

I will be ordering parts for a new computer soon, the only thing left to pick is a DVD-writer. Since i will buy everything from the same store, i only have three writers in the good priceclass to choose from.

I dont have a clue wich one is better to pick. I just want a basic reliable writer with good writing and reading quality.
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Postby Scour on Thu Mar 22, 2007 6:52 pm

From ur list I would choose the 7173.

But my choice No. 1 is Pioneer, 111 or 112
Benq DW 1640 and 1650 , Plextor PX-755, Pioneer BDR-208 and 209D, LG GH24NSC0, LG BH16NS40 and 16NS55, Liteon ihas 124F and 324F, Pioneer DVR-215 and S21, Samsung SH-224DB and 224GB, and some more

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Postby Wesociety on Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:03 pm

I'm not really familiar with all those models, but my first instinct was to opt for the AD-7173 since it is the newest and I would generally prefer NEC/Optiarc over Samsung.
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Postby TCAS on Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:11 am

Go for either of NEC drives.
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