Optical drive... driving me crazy

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El Doug
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Optical drive... driving me crazy

Post by El Doug » Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:14 pm

I thought i was done with this place. Reserator, 5v L1A's, 2.5'' HDD...

but now my DVD drive is really killing me. ive given rivatuner a whirl to turn-down the drive speed, but im still frustrated. are those expensive drives on the silence-enthusiast retailers really worth the dough? am i out of luck? am i being too picky?

thanks for all your help

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Post by Ralf Hutter » Fri Mar 31, 2006 6:24 am

Heh. You've caught a case of "SilentPC-itis". It's been fairly well documented on these forums over the past years.

Read/search the Silent Storage Forums for info on quiet optical drives. You should come up with several good candidates.

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Post by KnightRT » Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:17 pm

Personally, I'd ignore it. There's almost no context where you can't rip whatever is on the disk to the hard drive.


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