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Sony AD-7700S
6.7 out of 10

Sony AD-7700S

Burner Type: DVD-RAM Storage Type: Disk Drive Read Speed: Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony AD-7700S

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Overall 8

Works great

Richard K., Newegg
14 November 2012
  • Pros: Works well; no problems.
  • Cons: Sometimes gets stuck trying to eject discs; pretty sure that's due to the case putting abnormal pressure on this unit so not docking any points for it.
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Overall 10

It works!

Randy W., Newegg
27 December 2010
  • Summary: Saved the customer a bunch of dough......
  • Pros: Used in place of a more expensive DVD drive in a HP IQ505 Touch screen computer.
  • Cons: Not a con, as I had to modify the case slightly to make it work.
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Overall 8

Decent drive

Karel M., Newegg
16 December 2010
  • Summary: Good if you need a slim drive.
  • Pros: Used in a HTPC and has been working very well.
  • Cons: It's the loudest part of the HTPC I built. It's not terrible but can be head once in a while. The blinking access light gets annoying when watching a movie so it got painted over.
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Overall 6

works but could be better

William S., Newegg
29 October 2010
  • Summary: this drive sits in a media PC that is more internet driven than CD/DVD driven, so if you are more DVD driven it might not be the best solution. I could easily get more irritated if I had to put in disks more often. the occasional insert doesn't seem to boil my blood too much.
  • Pros: good speed and reliable
  • Cons: kind of flimbsy so that when installed the door only closes by pushing on one side of the drive. in addition the disk sort of catches many times and you have to be very careful while inserting
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Overall 8

User Review

joseph s., Newegg
27 September 2010
Overall 2

Doesn't fit in most dell laptops

Eric M., Newegg
23 September 2010
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: This thing won't fit in any of the 3 Dell Latitude laptops I've tried it in. It says it's compatible with laptops, but it's WAY TOO BIG. The laptops I own have ROM's that are much slimer than this one. I think they need to specify that it only fits mini atx computer towers, not laptops.
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Overall 8

Meh, nothing special

Sean G., Newegg
21 September 2010
  • Summary: its noticeably a different color from my black case
  • Pros: does its job
  • Cons: No cables (but OEM so....), not normal sata cable (don't think it says), not really black
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Overall 10

Nice Burner

John G., Newegg
20 September 2010
  • Summary: Mounting screws must be 2/56 or equivalent metric...Poor eyesight..... Drive holes yielded perfect alignment of bezel with front of case (wow).
  • Pros: Fit mounting bracket of Antec Mini Itx case perfectly Easy plug Sata Power and Data cables Quiet operation CD's snap mount like a Laptop, rather than drop into tray. A plus for Vertically mounted drives perhaps.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10

Does what it should

Abdelfattah N., Newegg
6 September 2010
  • Summary: Bought this for a SFF build with a Silverstone SG05W
  • Pros: It reads discs
  • Cons: It doesn't polish my CDs? I only wish you could find laptop optical drives with a WHITE bezel
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Overall 10

No cables

Shaun C., Newegg
31 July 2010
  • Pros: Havent had a Chance to test is yet as I was unaware that there were no cables included and I don't have a mini-sata power cable.
  • Cons: No Cables - Make sure you purchase this accessory form NewEgg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812186118
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