Good, cheap, reliable DVDR?

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  1. Mang

    Mang HUHH?

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    What is a good, cheap and reliable brand of DVDR? Any particular place good for buying them?
     
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    for $110 you got ripped the fuck off for that sony.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    The ones everyone seems to recommend are the NEC 3500 and the Pioneer 108, both of which are dual-layer (if I'm not mistaken) and can be had for $50 or so.
     
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    Bestbuy's prices are just higher than some place like Newegg
    http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproductdesc.asp?description=27-131-236&DEPA=0

    Back to the topic
    You're looking for a DVD burner or DVDR media?
    I'm not sure what DVDR media is best.
    As for a burner the Lite-On SOHW 1633S got a damn good review at Tom's Hardware when stacked up against 9 other DVD+/-RW 16x DL drives, with the NEC ND-3500A getting the top spot. It faired about the same as the Sony that Bigwrenn mention, in some things better and others slightly worse.
    And Newegg has it for $30 less than the Sony too http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=27-106-960&depa=0 (retail version)
    Or you can save $6 more for the OEM http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=27-106-959&depa=0
     
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    I have an LG one and I would not recommend it.
     
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    never did like LG drives, myself.
     
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    Nec 3520/3500 > *.*
     
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    Sorry to say, but I'd vote for the Sony. I have one of the old DRU-500AX's and it has never let me down. I would definitely buy one again.

    Just remember you get what you pay for.
     

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