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 Post subject: Samsung SD-616 DVD-ROM drive LOUD
PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:00 pm 
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I have a Samsung SD-616 DVD-ROM drive in a HTPC in my living room. When you insert a DVD it spins up like its going to take off into space and keeps spinning for at least 2 min. I had heard that this was a quiet drive. I have tried the various DVD/CDD Utilites to lower the read without much success.

Due to the case its in Lian LI PC9300, the SD-616 is tilted slightly backwards, could this be causing it?

Any ideas on how to get it to stop spinning like this or should I buy a new DVD Drive?

Any suggestions on a quiet DVD-ROM or writer?

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 Post subject: YES Drive IS very noisy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2005 9:21 am 
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I had the same drive, sold it 1 week later...........

it makes a huge amount of noise, and worse still, mine had problems reading many dvd-r /s.................

if u want a quite drive, the LG models are excellent,

the LG dvd-writers are even quieter ! very very quiet ! also, pretty close, is the Pioneer A08 drives....

i have both in my pc, together with a LG dvd-rom

quitest setup i know of.......................................

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