One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An optical disk drive that can read and record CDs and can also read DVDs.
- ‘The notebooks contains a DVD / CD-RW combo drive, with CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and CD-RW drives offered as alternatives.’
- ‘In the end, that just cost too much, so we opted for a very inexpensive combo drive that can read DVDs but only write CD-R and CD-RW.’
- ‘All that we need to add is a processor, memory, a harddrive and a cdrom, cdrw or dvd/dvd-cdrw combo drive, and if needed, a floppy drive.’
- ‘Part of the problem is a perception by some vendors that adding a DVD read function is enough to make a combo drive competitive with a stand alone CD-RW drive.’
- ‘On the right you'll find a DVD / CD-RW combo drive, giving you the ability to back up data.’
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