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Do you still have and/or use an Optical (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) Drive on your computer?
I was just wondering how many of us here still have or use a CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive in their computers? One of the computing magazines I read, recently built a "Dream Machine" and no longer included an Optical Drive in it. You've also got "Ultrabooks" and the Macbook Air that no longer have them either.
I still continue to use them, as I buy Audio CDs from time to time, have older PC games and other software on discs.
My optical drive in my iMac quit so I bought an add on which works fine. Yes, I would still use the drive. I can't imagine not having one.
Not a dedicated one, no. I have a USB powered external that does what I need.
Yes - I still use a CDRW and DVD/RW (built in)
I don't think Optical Drives are retro just yet!
I actually pulled the optical drive out of my laptop (for work) and replaced it with a second hard drive. I don't think I ever used the optical drive since most software is downloadable.
I do have one in my desktop at home since it came installed but I don't think I have ever used it.
I use my DVD/RW on my MacBook for watching DVDs, loading music from CDs onto my iTunes and sometimes for saving data files like movies, music or word documents.
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