Discussion in 'DVD / Blu-ray drives' started by shawmix, Aug 9, 2003.
im just wondering which drive to get for backing up my ps2 games. which is better??????
-R is the better format for PS2 and the Pioneer is the better drive at -R writing. Go for it!
Thanks dude, im on the way to purchase
Good man, you will enjoy
Why is DVD-r better for PS2 ???
I have a collection of 89 PS2 copies (40 on CD-r and about 49 on DVD+r and even a couple on DVD+rw)
Also 50 DVD movies. All on DVD+r.
It depends on what version PS2 you have whether you can playback a DVD+r or +rw. All PS2 version 5 and higher will !
I have a version 4 i think, and some people have less than that as well. Version 4 deosnt cope too well with the DVD+R, thats the main reason i said it
So, IMO the first question to ask shawmix
back is: what version do you have ? instead of saying -R is better.
Mayby he has a version 6 or 7 and has seen a good and cheap DVD+r/+rw writer.
Now he thinks he must go and get the more expensive -R/-RW writer.
You know what I mean ?
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The reason i said DVD-R is that it is acpeted by the all of the PS2 version, whereas DVD+R only really works after version 4. Since DVD-R is still slightly cheaper, my solution would be to go for it. Also, DVD-R/RW writers tend to be better priced (quality ones) like the Pioneer DVR105 at £100. It will also play on more standalone DVD players than +R. Some say the variant quality offered on +R is slightly better than that on -R, but there is no evidence to abck this up. Lastly, the reson i said -R is the fact that the DVD Forum (made up of more than 200 of the biggest producers) have chosen this as their format of choice. Im not argueing with them LOL
This is exactly the right answer to the question shawmix asked...;D lol
lol - is the wizkid happy now
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