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    Talking external dvd\rw drive
    Hey can anybody suggest a good ext. DVD\RW drive for my imac 15" flat screen ? It currently has the CD\RW drive and i want to keep it. thanks

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    the Formac external 4X DVD - R/RW has really good reviews, and is only $200 (USD)

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    I don't have this model, but LaCie has been good to me.

    Just a side note, external burners don't work with iDVD.

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    I have been able to create DVDs using Toast 6.

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    You can also use external burners with DVD studio pro, a little pricey for home movies though

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    I am looking at getting DVD Studio Pro, but I think I need a faster processor first.

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    it runs on my imac 800 (512mb). definitely lags a bit though

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacAddikt
    it runs on my imac 800 (512mb). definitely lags a bit though
    Then it would be a dog on my 500Mhz Ti.

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