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recommend a quiet dvd rom drive

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by fama, Jan 28, 2004.

  1. fama

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    ive just purchase an asus e616p
    this is extremely noisy in fact i think they have new version e616
    anyway i would like a quiet drive if poss
     
  2. Jeff

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    Lite-on or Tosh are good.
     
  3. Iain Shields

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    Another vote for Lite-on from me...

    I got one of these myself from Amazon a couple of weeks ago and am very happy with it, I've tried playing a couple of film's on it and found it to be very quiet.

    Regards,
    Iain.
     
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    Samsung 616 - quieter than my slowed down Pioneer 106s
     
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    Pioneer is a noisy beastie.
    I've been using dvdidle to try and get the damn thing to shut up. It sort of works but it would be good if you could cache the entire dvd rather than have the dvd drive crank up again half way through the movie.
     
  6. tom_nieto

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    I miss my pioneer slot loader, but it was noisy. I think you can get a speed limiter which reduces noise quite a bit.
     
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    The speed tool does make it quieter but its still pretty noticable.
     

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