View Full Version : Samsung DVD-ROM Drive (5x DVD/32x CD) - $51.50
09-10-2000, 05:11 AM
My good deed for the day:
Found this elsewhere, apparently, it's a new system pull, and pretty cheap at that. $6 shipping for UPS Ground, $9 for 2nd Day Air...AND REGION FREE! (with upgraded firmware, I believe)... I ordered myself one...
09-10-2000, 07:54 AM
"DVD Decoding Hardware or Software is needed to Watch DVD Movies!"
09-10-2000, 10:37 AM
Yes, decoding isn't done by the drive, so you either get software that does it, which eats your CPU, or you get a dedicated card to do this for you. Some video cards actually have this built in, depends ont he card. This is nothing new, or unusual.
09-10-2000, 11:32 AM
Exactly, there's no such thing as a DVD-ROM drive that doesn't require either/or, duh.
09-11-2000, 10:21 PM
Good word for the Geeks:
I bought this on Thursday night, at $59. Sent them an e-mail when it went to $51 and got this nice note:
Our policy on the price reduction is if the price lowers with in 5 days of the date shipped. We will be happy to extend the lower price for you on this item. I will forward your refund information to our accounting department. They may not be able to process the refund for a day or 2 due
to the fact that we are in the process of converting to a new accounting package. We will process your refund as soon as we can.
please let me know if we acan be of further assistance. Thnak you for the order and thank you for shopping the GEEKS!
09-12-2000, 11:46 AM
They're all out!
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