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Sony DRU-810A

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DRU-810A

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Overall 9

"great buy - very cheap and works well"

questionmark824, CNET
6 June 2006
Overall 1

"wished I'd read Texduck's comment b4 purchase"

azep, CNET
29 May 2006
  • Pros: can't install so who knows?
  • Cons: need to give up entire ide circuit to this drive; rude, arrogant online support
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Overall 10

""Smokin- Fast""

waters32, CNET
27 March 2006
  • Pros: This Drive will Burn Everything! Cheap $47.00! Win Win!
  • Cons: Absolutely None!
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Overall 6

"Very limited suported media. Won't work with a lot of popular brands."

landslider, CNET
30 January 2006
  • Pros: With the supported media it works pretty well. I haven't tried any DL disks yet but it burns at a good speed. White and Black changable faceplates.
  • Cons: Very limited support media
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Overall 7

"A very good burner that I got for $50 (after rebate)"

the dishes need cleaning, CNET
7 January 2006
  • Pros: the look, burning 2.4x Verbatim media at over 8x, extra black bezel, supports bitsetting
  • Cons: Nero, slow 4x DVD-R DL writing speed
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Overall 3

"Sony, the "Yugo" of technology."

JoeWasik, CNET
2 January 2006
  • Pros: Seems to work. Guess that's enough.
  • Cons: Very poor fit and finish. Confusing documentation.
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Overall 3

"Poor workmanship from Sony?"

S_R_Partridge, CNET
1 January 2006
  • Pros: It has a cool looking box
  • Cons: damn drive wont shut, faceplate has fitment problems
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Overall 6

"Dual layer is still tricky"

doctep, CNET
21 December 2005
  • Pros: The cost of these drives are comming way down
  • Cons: Dual layer medium can be very tricky
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Overall 1

"Who knows how it works, it won't install."

Texduck, CNET
11 December 2005
  • Pros: Some other better reviews.
  • Cons: Requires a dedicated IDE controller to master.
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Overall 7


ronman101, CNET
13 October 2005
  • Pros: I noticed that the drive is very quite on open/close. 10 Free song downloads. Reads though scratched disks better then the 720A (Get a DVD Cleaner to help in some instances), incredible speeds at Du
  • Cons: NERO SE addition, Reliability: More Coasters (DVD’s or Drive, you decide?).
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