Help Me Choose: Optical Drive

 
Dell offers optical drives with the features and functions needed for multitasking and enhanced productivity. The optical drive on your Dell business system allows you to back up your data and images by burning them to DVD. Choose among DVD or DVD+/-RW drives based on your capacity requirements.


The system you are configuring may or may not include all of the options listed here.
If you want to... 
Choose... 
 Burn DVDsDVD+/-RW 
 Burn CDsDVD+/-RW 
 Play DVDsDVD+/-RW, DVD-ROM 
 Load software from DVDDVD+/-RW, DVD-ROM 
 Load software from CDDVD+/-RW, DVD-ROM

 

DVD +/-RW Drive (Super Multi) 

DVD-ROM Drive 

Burn DVDs 

 Yes

 No

Burn CDs

 Yes

 No

Load Software from DVD

 Yes

 Yes

Load Software from CD 

 Yes

 Yes

Watch DVDs 

 Yes

 Yes

Listen to CDs 

 Yes

 Yes

Read DVD-RAM 

 Yes

 Yes

Write DVD-RAM 

 Yes

 No