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Old November 26, 2011, 10:15 PM
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Default Blu Ray DL optical drive also means DVD DL?

As the title states, just wondering about this... if a Blu Ray optical drive says it's capable of dual-layer reading and burning, does it also mean it does the same for DVDs?

This is what I want to buy, but there's no information on any other sites, and google isn't answering my question...

Buy the Lite-On iHBS11204 12x Internal Blu-Ray Burner at TigerDirect.ca

Hope it's answered before sales go out

Thanks guys.
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Old November 26, 2011, 11:29 PM
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Lite-On iHBS11204 12x Internal Blu-Ray Burner

Type: Blu-Ray Burners Cache Size: 8 MB BD-R Write Speed: 12X BD Read Speed: 8X DVD+R Write Speed: 16X DVD+RW Rewrite Speed: 8X DVD-R Write Speed: 16X DVD-RW Rewrite Speed: 6X DVD-RAM Write Speed: 12X DVD Access Time: 150 ms CD Write Speed: 48X CD Rewrite Speed: 48X CD Read Speed: 48X CD Access Time: 150 ms

shows 8x DL for BD, single is 12x

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Old November 26, 2011, 11:57 PM
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Yes, I understand this.

What I mean is: Because it says it has BD DL, does it mean automatically it also supports DVD DL?
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Old November 27, 2011, 07:38 AM
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My System Specs


Says in the title DVD9+/- and that is the standard for DL DVD do yes it does read/burn DL DVD's.
Old: Dell 960 SFF Q9550/8GB DDR2/R7 250 2GB/Xonar D1/BT 4.0/128GB SSD/2TB HDD
Older: HP DC7800USDT/E8500/4GB DDR2/EGPU+660GTX/500GB HDD
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