Choosing appropriate dvd/cd r/rw drives

  hatrickj 21:39 03 Feb 04

Sorry but as I consider getting an up to date cptr I'm a little confused. A lot of packages have combi units whilst others seem to suggest that one should have two separate drives. Can anyone give me their recoomendations and why, please?

  bananaslik 10:00 04 Feb 04

Hi hatrickj,i would always go for the seperate drives.I once had a combo & it prooved to b unreliable & also the main reason i wouldn't have a combo is if one part packs up it can b expensive to replace the whole drive.Drive prices r down now so to buy a dvd-rom,cd-rom,writer or even dvd writer is a mere pittance to a few years ago.Some people say having a combo saves space in their pc but i would stay on seperate drives.hope this helps

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