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Old March 29, 2009, 07:34 PM
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Hello everyone I was just wondering what would be the best kind of drive for my computing needs. I will be gaming, making audio CD's and copying movies onto DVD's. I have quickly chosen the LG GH22NS30 Black SATA DVD-Writer. Any recommendations? Thx :)

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Old March 29, 2009, 07:50 PM
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These guys are all going to recommend Pioneer, Samsung, and LG.

It's not a very high-price thing, generally. It's more a matter of preference, as performance differences are not very large if present at all.

Boils down to how much noise the drive makes, and how long it lasts.
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Old March 29, 2009, 08:13 PM
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Alright so then in that case what would be the quietest and longest lasting drive? :P
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Old March 29, 2009, 08:17 PM
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LG's are pretty durable and are what i've used mostly.
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go samsung/lg both the fastests and best imho
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Old March 29, 2009, 10:36 PM
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Pioneer = quiet, fast, reliable, and long lasting.
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Old March 29, 2009, 10:49 PM
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LG and Sammy! Never used Pioneer, heard good things, though.

Personally, I would get a samsung, using an LG right now, it's fine, next one will be a sammy.
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Old March 29, 2009, 10:51 PM
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I've got a writemaster drive in my main pc right now, and a pioneer drive in my server. The difference is amazing. The pioneer doesn't make nearly as much noise when burning as the writemaster. I'll give +1 to pioneer
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The LGs can get pretty loud depending on what your doing with them, My new LG Super multi winds up pretty good when its booting or burning dual layers. I know pioneers are pretty quiet though, and seem to be very good build quality.
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Old March 30, 2009, 11:37 AM
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I have both a Samsung and Pioneer in my current system. Both are excellent, although I have to say the Pioneer is definitely the quieter of the two.
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