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Samsung SH-S223Q
5.6 out of 10

Samsung SH-S223Q

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung SH-S223Q

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Overall 4
4.0

cheap

Todd P., Newegg
5 June 2012
  • Summary: First DVD Burner ever had fail on me, I still have an old(6+ years) Plextor PX-740A that is PATA using in same system basically as read drive and it still runs great, plus it has had much more usage.
  • Pros: Quiet and good when it works...
  • Cons: Broke after about 2.5 years and very little use. I also have the Samsung SH-S202N PATA model in another PC that I bought at the same time and it's still going strong. Probably bum drive, I have other Samsung products and they are all great.
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Overall 4
4.0

Quit working after 2 years.

Sean G., Newegg
20 April 2011
  • Summary: Maybe I got a bum drive?
  • Pros: Used to work great. Would read and write disks without any issues.
  • Cons: Stopped reading disks after 2 years.
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Overall 4
4.0

Doesn't always work

Anonymous, Newegg
28 July 2009
  • Pros: Reads DVDs
  • Cons: Only works when it wants to. I can't get it to read most of the DVDs/CDs I put in.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good drive, short on quality

Maurice L., Newegg
30 June 2009
  • Summary: Bought it since it was a newegg award winner. Boy was I cheated. Worked great for a server drive which rarely gets used. But when it does get used, it fails. Quality is not there.
  • Pros: Quiet drive Bargain price especially for a DL burner. Great for a WHS drive. You get what you paid for.
  • Cons: Quality, after 150-200 burns (didn't get through 2 full spindles), drive slowly dies. Load time of drive
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Overall 4
4.0

Works great, while it lasts

Anonymous, Newegg
26 June 2009
  • Pros: Worked perfectly for about five months.
  • Cons: The drive suddenly stopped working while I was taking files off a CD. Restarted, updated the firmware, and tried various other tests and fixes - it will not read DVDs or CDs.
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Overall 4
4.0

Stopped Working

Mark R., Newegg
4 June 2009
  • Pros: Cheap, worked well for a while.
  • Cons: After 8 months the DVD read laser stopped working, and it won't read DVDs any more. CDs work fine, though.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Eric C., Newegg
24 May 2009
  • Summary: Worked fine, while it worked.
  • Pros: Cheap
  • Cons: Failed in 7 months
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Overall 4
4.0

Intermittent performance

James H., Newegg
20 May 2009
  • Pros: Burns good when it actually burns.
  • Cons: I have had this drive for 5 months then it started not to burn disc but the software would say it did.
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