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Chapter 8. Optical Drives

Chapter 8. Optical Drives

Optical Drive Types
Optical Drive Performance
Optical Disc Types
Installing and Configuring an Optical Drive
Troubleshooting Optical Drives


Replacing your optical drive is a fast, easy, inexpensive way to upgrade the capabilities of an older system. And many recent systems include optical drives with limited capabilities, because the manufacturer wanted to save a few dollars. Even if your optical drive is only a year or two old and was a high-end model when new, it may make sense to replace it to gain the additional features and speed of a current model.


  

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