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    Anyone got a SATA Optical drive yet?

    Lo dudes

    Anyone got a SATA Optical drive yet?

    Any good?

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    "If you don't gaffer it, it will gaffer you" | "Belt and braces"

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    I got this > http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=368150

    It does the job

    SATA > PATA

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    i went from SCSI to EIDE and SATA combo recently and while Im pleased with the hard disks, I'm less than impressed with the optical on EIDE.

    My SCSI stuff was only 16x speed and it killed these 52x EDIE's.

    And besides....I'm having trouble finding newer drives that will back up some of my music CD's, whereas my older Liteons wil replicate ANYTHING at all.

    I've got 3 Liteon drives and 2 Sony drives (all CDR/CDRW and DVD read only) and recently got a DVD writer and I've got several CD's that none of them will replicate. BUT the old Liteon does a grand job.

    (Legal Note: CD's stay at home in my safe CD storage, and the replica goes with me in the car, where it gets dropped on the floor by accident, hence replica's)

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
    "The second you aren't paying attention to the tool you're using, it will take your fingers from you. It does not know sympathy." |
    "If you don't gaffer it, it will gaffer you" | "Belt and braces"

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    Pedantic note: it's illegal to copy CD's Bloody stupid law..
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    I know...but I'll delete it when you've read it

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    "If you don't gaffer it, it will gaffer you" | "Belt and braces"

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMuFFiN View Post
    I got this > http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=368150

    It does the job

    SATA > PATA
    I got one of those for my new build also - still not tested but it got good reviews (which is why I chose it).
    Try to make each and every day the best it can be.

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    damn think i might have to invest in one, finally see of those ghastly IDE cables from my case once and for all
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    SATA is the way to go I ordered the lite on black from scan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    The best cd ripper that I ever had was a plextor 40x SCSI CD drive....nothing since has come close.
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    I'm well pleased with my liteon, no issues so far.

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    The best cd ripper that I ever had was a plextor 40x SCSI CD drive....nothing since has come close.
    I still have that, along with a Plextor 8x2x20 and a Pioneer slot loading DVD-ROM

    that was a great setup!

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