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Postby hoxlund on Tue Feb 15, 2005 3:08 am

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDe ... 035&depa=1

picked one up, because just a few minutes ago my litey that was less then a week old died

probably something to do with the 16x rip unlocked firmware i used to rip movies

the litey couldn't keep up

I was going to buy the litey 5235k combo but said what the hell this is only like $20 more
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Re: NEC NEC ND-3520A BK $59.99 free shipping

Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 15, 2005 4:22 am

hoxlund wrote:picked one up, because just a few minutes ago my litey that was less then a week old died

:evil: :evil: :evil:
hoxlund wrote:probably something to do with the 16x rip unlocked firmware i used to rip movies

i don't think so, shouldn't have anything to do with it.

well, anyway, congrats on your new drive.
i know it's gonna work hard for a living... :lol:
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Im curious?

Postby coadman on Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:56 am

What made you select the NEC over this BenQ(that has just been reduced even further from normal price)? http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductde ... 633&DEPA=0

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Re: Im curious?

Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:40 am

coadman wrote:What made you select the NEC over this BenQ(that has just been reduced even further from normal price)?
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probably faster ripping speeds...

sorry for going off-topic, but this picture from newegg (link posted above) doesn't at all look like my BenQ DW1620!
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Feb 15, 2005 11:29 am

im sorry if i offend anyone, but damn it hell no on the benq

it just looks super cheap and another thing its a BENQ!

at least the nec's have some reputation to them

ohh and its not black, i like the black ones =D>
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Re: Im curious?

Postby cfitz on Tue Feb 15, 2005 12:36 pm

dodecahedron wrote:sorry for going off-topic, but this picture from newegg (link posted above) doesn't at all look like my BenQ DW1620!

That's because you have a retail version, and the one pictured on newegg is an OEM version. I guess BenQ thinks the retail consumer deserves a more stylish drive, presumably to better differentiate the product. Personally I prefer the simpler look of the OEM version. But that's just me.

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Doesnt offend me!

Postby coadman on Tue Feb 15, 2005 1:31 pm

hoxlund wrote:im sorry if i offend anyone, but damn it hell no on the benq

it just looks super cheap and another thing its a BENQ!

at least the nec's have some reputation to them

ohh and its not black, i like the black ones =D>


I was just curious,,looking for more input, as I'm trying to decide between these two brands to put into my youngest sons computer Im buillding.
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Re: Im curious?

Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 15, 2005 1:52 pm

cfitz wrote:Personally I prefer the simpler look of the OEM version. But that's just me.

no, it's not just you. it's me too,

the eject button on the retail model is horrifying...
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:16 pm

if thats the retail look on neweggs website i would agree that eject button is horrendous
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Re: Im curious?

Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:23 pm

OEM
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Retail
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the horror.....the horror....
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Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:24 pm

my kingdom for a faceplate...
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:28 pm

they both look ugly if you ask me
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Postby hydrogen on Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:17 am

My favorite drives, looks wise, are the Pioneer Xl drives :)

Those are the coolest looking drives I've seen.

If this is off topic, sorry.

Out of those two Benq drives, the Oem looks better. It has a bigger eject button and is plainer looking.
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