Question Pc Optical Drive

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  1. AbuAbdullah

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    Hi,

    Bit of a noob question...i need an optical drive to make audio cd's but the one i have only reads cd's. So which one do i need?

    Thanks.
     
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    Hi

    You need a cd writer or a DVD writer. Generally the DVD writer will do cd and DVD so bet to get a DVD writer.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    If yours only reads CD then I'm assuming it's old tech and could be an IDE interface?

    If not then it's probably SATA.
     
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    It's sata but 'DVD Multi Player'
     
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    If it's SATA then that's OK.

    If you fancy Blu-Ray as well then something like this will burn them all?
     
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    Generally drives with multi or super in the title are capable of writing disks, are you sure yours isn't?
     
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    Yes iv'e tried but it does not recognize a blank disc. It only reads discs with content on them.
     

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