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    DVD Re-writer

    My current one is really really loud so I would like a new one. Could anyone reccommend a good one that isn't TOO loud and is black?

    Since this one is on quietpc i assume it would be quiet but I don't know how it would perform, since I don't really have a clue about dvd drives.

    Also, can you get black fronted floppy drives? This beige one doesn't really work with my black akasa mirage

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    Last edited by htid; 15-11-2006 at 10:10 PM. Reason: forgot the link, stupid me

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    You can get black fascia floppy drives... Mitsumi even do their combo card reader n floppy drive in black (available from Scan if you are interested).

    As for black DVD writers... Think the older 16x Liteon's are ok (my LG is fairly noisy) and I seem to recall hearing that samsungs / asus are quiet in general...
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    My NEC drive was silent, although it died suddenly only a few days ago. Placed an order for a lite-on to replace it, i was going to get a plextor but couldnt justify double the price.

    I was actually very impressed with the NEC though burned every disc i threw at it, quiet even at full speed and seemed very well built had a quality feel.

    I have another sony though pretty, much the opposite to the NEC the only good thig about it is that it cost me £15. I'd stay away from them though.
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    A vote for the NEC burners. The new ones are quiet and work great...and cheap.

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    My plextor is very quiet. But my previous NEC is also very good.

    NEC are good, cheap, quiet, and come in black.
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    Scan do a nice black floppy drive with 7-in-1 card reader if you have any use for the reader.
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    Already have a card reader, and my digicam has xd picture card which the floppy/card reader combo on scan doesn't have, so i'll just get this.

    DVD drive will be that one I gave the link to before (the NEC one on scan).

    Cheers for the advice lads

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    I bought the Samsung on QuietPC. It's nice because it's SATA. It's probably the loudest thing in my PC, but I don't think there's such a thing as quiet optical drive.

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