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Great Little Drive

Advantages: Enables you to use a disc drive, with products such as netbooks/laptops
Disadvantages: Short USB cable

I am so very grateful that there is such a thing as portable external disc drives with USB cables for use with netbooks/laptops. LiteOn eTDU108 This external disc drive I bought is pretty basic, it came in a small box just big enough for the ...

Myredpip 05.05.2011 · Read full review
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A Slim, Lightweight Device Ideal For on the Move

Advantages: Slim, lightweight, simple to install
Disadvantages: Emits a small amount of noise when processing the disk

I purchased the eTDU108 for use with my Sony Viao notebook, which was not equipped with an internal CD ROM drive. It did come with an external drive, but this was heavier than I preferred, and since I use my notebook on the move a lot I wanted a CD ROM dr ...

victorias_books 10.08.2010 · Read full review
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Affordable quality drive

Advantages: Good quality; quiet operation; very affordable
Disadvantages: Rather high CPU usage

I bought the Samsung/Toshiba SH-D162C in Germany for EUR 13, which makes it a very affordable drive. As we will see though, it offers quality of operation equivalent to much pricier drives from established manufacturesrs like Plextor etc. First impres ...

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Review of Samsung SH-D162C

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She's quiet, pleasing and performs well

Advantages: Quiet, minimal CPU load, fast, reputable brand
Disadvantages: No next track button (annoys me for some reason)

As an aspiring computer scientist, it's probably bad form that I've done only 1 computer opinion in my history of Ciao. Maybe I'm worried about giving people wrong information, or information that is too complex or irrelevant - but I thought ah bugger it, ...

craiggy_boy 25.04.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Pioneer DVD 106S

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Where'd my cup holder go?!!!

Advantages: No tray (cool!), fast loading, reliable
Disadvantages: Bit noisy, No black bezel, Can't use 8cm CDs or weird shaped, Can't use it as a cup holder =P

...This is a review of the Pioneer 106s DVD-ROM drive. It's basically a CD drive, which enables me to read DVD discs on my computer. This drive reads DVDs at 16x or around 21MB/s, which is pretty standard these days! There's also an A06s model, which is the ...

Deru 25.09.2004 · Read full review
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