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Thread: Want to purchase a DVD player.

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    Post Want to purchase a DVD player.

    I want to purchase a DVD player; if I were to get one, do I firstly need to get a t.v or multimedia card?

    Which brands should I choose?
    What do I look out for?
    Any thing else that may be of use will be helpful,

    Thanx in advance,

    Alam

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    Try to choose at least an 8 speed DVD - equates to roughly 40 speed CDRom.
    You will need either DVD software to play movies but the decoding uses a lot of processor power or a MPEG decoder.
    Some Graphic card manufactures are now combining MPEG acceleration on ther cards - ATI spring to mind.
    A DVD decoder will give the best performance/Quality image combination.

    The all in wonder 128 pro from ATI looks like a good option.

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