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Don't buy it !

Advantages: okay for Win95
Disadvantages: poor customer service

I bought a Creative labs 48x drive a year ago, a CD4831. Until recently all was fine under Windows 95, the disk was very fast and reliable. An upgrade to Windows 98SE proved too much for this drive, it would frequently lock up, refuse to read disks and ...

johnt 11.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Creative Blaster CD 48x

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Simple but durable

Advantages: stable, durable, good speed
Disadvantages: not 100% reliable

...I bought this drive as a replacement for my Creative DVD which broke down. This time I decided to go for cheapest solution and it was Creative 48x. It reads all types of CD media, including VideoCD,CD-R, CD-RW, PhotoCD, etc. Although I had to find special ...

zedix 12.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Creative Blaster CD 48x

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excellent cheap drive

Advantages: cheap, fast, reliable
Disadvantages: none

i have owned one of these for over 18months now, after my unbranded 24x drive gave up the ghost. i installed it, without the need for any drivers, just plugged it in, and once in windows, there it was. ive never had a problem with it, it reads all types ...

JamieMckeen 18.01.2001 · Read full review

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speed in trouble !!

Advantages: Good speed 56x max
Disadvantages: often does't read , slow access time

well ! aopen has launched it's new boy 56x in town.... it is surely high speed of cd rom..... but often speed gets hard luck..... the AOPEN 56X cd rom doens not performs good according to its specifications and speed, that the company claims.... i c ...

prestonian 17.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of AOpen CD 956E

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Silence Is A Vertu

Advantages: Fast reading speed for CD-RW and CD-R formats
Disadvantages: Creates a lot of noise during use

...The best computer you can get in my oppion is one thats virtually silently to the ear, unfortunatly the AOpen 956E does not provide this, in my oppion the device is noisy and sounds like its ripping your disc appart, but if sound is not on your buying lis ...

Technogeek 15.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of AOpen CD 956E

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