[conspire] question about DVD writer

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Wed Dec 20 13:08:44 PST 2006

On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 08:22:56 -0800, Darlene Wallach wrote:

> I have a Sony CD rw that is scsi and a CD r that is ide. I'm
> contemplating/considering buying a dvd reader/writer. When I
> was at Central Computers I looked at the DVD roms. I saw combo
> CD/DVD readers/writers and just DVD readers/writers. Is there
> an advantage to a DVD only over a CD/DVD combo?

All of the above would be a waste of money except for niche applications,
since Fry's has several different DVD+/-RW burners for approx. $35 now.

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