Best Combo Drive To Buy

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    rahul_becks23 New Member

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    Hi
    Iwant to buy a combo drive.
    I have a budget of Rs. 3500.
    Plese tell me which will be the best one to buy.
     
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    Heres my system specs-
    Name-Compaq Presario SR1105IL
    OS-Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Processor-AMD Athlon XP 2400+ ~2Ghz
    RAM-128MB
     
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    rakesh_1024 New Member

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    Well, save money for a while till you are able to afford a DVD Writer :)
    Btw, lookout for LiteOn Dvd writer.
     
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    when ur going for a combo drive go for liteon ... ull get it for lik 2500
    combos arent that expensive anymore ;)

    if and when u go for dvd writers go for pioneer dual layered writers for 6300 ... nuthin else ... but thats IF u wanna go for a dvd writer
    ( also just normal dvd writers will be passe' soon .. rather a DL writer )
     
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    o cr@p i forgot to mention .. its better to go for separate drives than a combo drive

    combo drives failure rates are pretty bad ... so id suggest u go for separate drives @1500 & 1600 for writer / dvd rom respectively !!
     
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    Liteon Dual layer DVD writter is as low as 5500-5750 depending on dealer.
    Real steal.
    Save 2k bucks more and go for that only. heck i really feel the need of dvd writter now. 700MB dosent seem enough now a days.
     
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    yes, go for seperate onces....
    combo drives arent good. and moreover they cost almost eqaul to buying seperately
     
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    go for separate drives rather than a combo.
    but if you are going for a combo, prefer LiteOn / Sony.
     
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    There have been multiple opinions saying that seperate drives over a combo drive. Wanted to know is this 'knowledge from magazines' or friends or personal experiences?

    I have a combo I've used over a yr, no issues yet. Have friends using Combos over a year too with 10 times more usage than me, but none have failed yet...

    Trying to understand the reasoning behind your opinions.
    Thanks !
     
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    Liteon's are good.
     
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