back-up burning via laptop

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by exar khun, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. exar khun

    exar khun Member

    Nov 24, 2006
    United States

    i am planning to buy a new laptop and was wondering if anybody can help me out with my questions.
    1. which laptop brand can burn a good/playable back-up wii game on a dvd-r?
    2. can you recommend a good/reliable external dvd (dual layer) burner that i can use for burning my back-up games?
    3. any cons on using a external dvd burner in wii game back-up?

  2. djtaz

    djtaz PM's Full - Wadder Me

    Sep 21, 2008
    Your really asking questions about laptops and not about the wii.

    Most drives that go over 4x now will be decent enough to do as you require, I have a dell laptop drive and it works fine.
  3. noobwarrior7

    noobwarrior7 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 2, 2008
    United States

    actually, since laptop drives have a worse record of sucking and also of burning out somewhat quicker,
    (going from no errors ever to lots of errors per disc)
    you probably should use an external

    although its always gonna be an internal desktop drive FTW

    whatever you do, just use appropriate software, name-brand media, burn quick first, then slower if you have problems, and dont try to do other stuff with you computer while burning.