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#1 Sandy

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:49

Hi guys,

 

I am currently looking for a new laptop, i'm looking for it to be future proof, so am looking for one with a blu ray player possibly.

 

If a laptop has a blu-ray player, will it have DVD writeable capabilities?

 

or will it just be Read only on both dvd and blu ray formats?

 

Thank You




#2 z0phi3l

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:52

Should have DVD R/RW capabilities, at least on my Desktop it does, don't see why a laptop drive wouldn't have the same capability 



#3 Hum

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:53

Mine both reads Blu-ray and burns DVDs -- Asus.



#4 giantpotato

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:54

Depends on the drive model. Some can write to DVD, some can't.



#5 Lord Method Man

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:54

Not necessarily. Nothing about being able to read BDs implies that it has to be able to write to DVD +/- Rs.

 

I have a desktop BD-ROM drive that is read-only for all formats, but I think now *most* BD drives have DVD writing abilities but there is no guarantee.



#6 z0phi3l

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 15:59

Not necessarily. Nothing about being able to read BDs implies that it has to be able to write to DVD +/- Rs.

 

I have a desktop BD-ROM drive that is read-only for all formats, but I think now *most* BD drives have DVD writing abilities but there is no guarantee.

 

Interesting, I haven't seen one of those in a PC yet, not that I'm looking 

 

OP just make sure there's a RW logon on it and it will wright to DVDs





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