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BD drive should be the standard.

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User Info: Mr kitty

Mr kitty
3 years ago#1
Why most people still stick with a DVD drive. BD drive is twice faster & the capacity is a lot larger. Rewritable BD disk is also more functional over the old DVD drive.

Games installation is a hassle because DVD is currently the standard.

I'm so into digital that I don't remember the last time I went into a game store.
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User Info: betatech

3 years ago#2
DVD drives are cheaper and some would argue ODDs are dying out anyway (at least on laptops and especially as PC gaming shifts to digital).
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User Info: WerdnAndreW

3 years ago#3
I don't remember the last time I used an optical drive...
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User Info: Rolen47

3 years ago#4
Digital download is the standard now. You don't even need an optical drive.

User Info: Skul_

3 years ago#5
I dont have an optical drive at all.
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User Info: arleas

3 years ago#6
I bought a blue ray burner so I could back up some stuff, but other than that, I never use it. If dual layer DVDs weren't so expensive DVD wouldn't have been bad but last time I checked, a blank dual layer DVD cost as much as blank Blu Ray with about 1/3rd the storage, so it made no sense.

With Steam though, I will likely almost never need an optical drive.

User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

3 years ago#7
I wish OEMs would remove ODDs completely from laptops. It's a waste of space. The same space could be used for extra battery packs. Then again, these are the same dinosaurs that keep putting 1366x768 in laptops
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User Info: Blobs_

3 years ago#8
Ha, all of you no-optical-drive peasants.


:( I don't have an optical drive
is haha

User Info: DarkZV2Beta

3 years ago#9
lol optical drives.
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User Info: akuma634

3 years ago#10
It doesn't sound practical. I prefer a stand alone blu-ray player. With the current state of PCs, downloading games is the ideal method. A blu-ray drive would only serve to play movies and burn discs. It's purely a luxury item.
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