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Old 01-18-01, 04:16 PM
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Hi All,

I'm thinking of replacing my CD-ROM drive with a DVD-ROM. I have my eye on a Toshiba, but was wondering if I'd need to purchase anything else to play the movies - I have an ELSA Gladiac GeForce2 32Meg running on a P3-700 system. A Hollywood Decoder Card comes to mind but I'm not sure where I'm remembering that from.... Thanks in advance for replies.
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Old 01-18-01, 04:55 PM
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You do not need a hardware card to do DVD decoding with your fast CPU. If you need to go out to a TV, your Elsa card now has the s-video in/out module available for ~$35.
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No need for a decoder card. Toshiba is making the best DVD-Roms, you can't go wrong!
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