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01-18-2016, 02:00 PM
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Hi all,

I'm looking to burn quite a number of both single and dual-layer DVD+Rs for a project and currently use an LG-GE24NU40 with my PC.

http://www.amazon.com/LG-GE24NU40-Su.../dp/B00C4401UO

I originally bought it to rip DVDs and CDs (the internal drive doesn't work too well) but would like to consider other options, if there are any, for burning. I looked at both Pioneer and Sony, but their external drives all seem to be slim now. The LG looks like the only full-sized external drive made today. I plan on using good media, so that won't be an issue, but should I go forward with the LG? I know it's not traditionally rated well, but I understand it's not as bad as it used to be. Thoughts?
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Is the "OEM bare drive" the internal drive only, or the enclosure version? If the latter, get it while it's available for under $50. It should burn good at 8x, maybe 12x. I have one of the internal sibling models, and it's a great reader, not too shabby for a burner.

Since there's only 2 left in stock (1 from each seller, one of them Amazon), act fast.

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It looks like "OEM" is how they identify it without the extra material. Either way, the model is an external drive only. And I already have it. Thanks LS!
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