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Old 26th April 2007, 13:03   #1
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so due to my d/l spree i am out of hdd space on all 3 of my hdd's 40 80 & 80 GB my dvd burner has gone kaput will not burn dvd's :( so i need opinions / pricing on
1> a decent DVD burner , capable of burning and reading + & - R /RW media
2> a good HDD 160 / 200 GB in new delhi with a warranty

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DVD writer will cost some thing near 2000 + 100.....

the HDD
2600 for 160
3000 for 200
4200 for 250

these are a bit idea rate for correct rate talk with any shop in nehru place....
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I have LiteOn 1635S (16x) which I bought for $70 in 2004. After 3 years its doing fine. Now you will get faster burners at lesser price. Incidentally, Sony burners are essentially LiteOn burners.
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I have LiteOn 1635S (16x) which I bought for $70 in 2004. After 3 years its doing fine. Now you will get faster burners at lesser price. Incidentally, Sony burners are essentially LiteOn burners.
I had a sony i bought in 2003 begining i dont care abt speed as long as it is capable of burning at 2x(dvd) and 4x(cd)( i know slow rite i will give an explanation of that) I am fine with it


I used to burn at the fastest possible speed but i realized at that speed a small light scratch would cause the cd/ dvd to skip and for movies it would cause them to pixelate at the 1x / 2x speeds the movies dont pixelate and the scratchesdont matter that much ...
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DVD writer will cost some thing near 2000 + 100.....

the HDD
2600 for 160
3000 for 200
4200 for 250

these are a bit idea rate for correct rate talk with any shop in nehru place....
thanks
i live near nehru place but just dont wanna waste my sat in the damn heat ... lol so was wondering if any one knew one place and the rate ... lol tanks anyways
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call sanni....987 194 9399 he will tell you the prices....
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Though I had 16x burner, at that time the media available was only 4x.
BTW, I would suggest you go for USB burners. Though slightly expensive, the convenience of connected to any PC/Laptop & burning is unmatched.
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Sony retails at 1750/- here, LG at 1650/-.

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I used to burn at the fastest possible speed but i realized at that speed a small light scratch would cause the cd/ dvd to skip and for movies it would cause them to pixelate at the 1x / 2x speeds the movies dont pixelate and the scratchesdont matter that much ...
Is this really true ??
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Sony retails at 1750/- here, LG at 1650/-.



Is this really true ??
try it out ... burn a movie on a cd at 32x and see and then put a light scratch on the cd and try
now do the same thing when you burn it at 2x ....
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Here are just a few of my movies

My Movies

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Yes its true i burn my backup data at lowest speed even from my laptop burner. Though my laptop burner is better than my samsung one but i dont take risk.
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the high speed recording gives me some compatibily issues like the dvd will not be able to be read on other drives ..... so I also burn them at 4x......
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DVD writer will cost some thing near 2000 + 100.....

the HDD
2600 for 160
3000 for 200
4200 for 250

these are a bit idea rate for correct rate talk with any shop in nehru place....
has prices of hdd increased LBM ? last time i checked 320GB was for like Rs. 4200 - 4400. Coz prices recently dropped on 22 April.

Even i want to buy a new HDD my samsung HDD is on the edge of dying and its not even 3 years and its spin rate is 99 max (should be 99) and worst is 1 (should be 99)..

Samsung products are loosing their quality. And i have not even used that hdd much no game is installed on that hdd and comp is used for just surfing and chatting.
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Here are just a few of my movies

My Movies
Should i send you my HDD and can you send me your HDD i have like 100+ movies + heroes TV series + 24 tv series + some movies are on CD's

After School Special (2003)
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I had a sony i bought in 2003 begining i dont care abt speed as long as it is capable of burning at 2x(dvd) and 4x(cd)( i know slow rite i will give an explanation of that) I am fine with it


I used to burn at the fastest possible speed but i realized at that speed a small light scratch would cause the cd/ dvd to skip and for movies it would cause them to pixelate at the 1x / 2x speeds the movies dont pixelate and the scratchesdont matter that much ...
I AGREE with that. I have ripped MP3s at 8X that are still singing out loud after >2 yrs. Same applied to VCDs.
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