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Apple USB Superdrive or ?
Old 12-18-2017, 09:46 AM   #1
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Apple USB Superdrive or ?

DH and I are in need of a drive for his 2015 Macbook Pro. Looking at the reviews on the Apple site, we do NOT want to purchase this product. Amazon reviews are better but still only 67% 5* although quite a few of the 1* were a result of counterfeit drives.

Thoughts on other brands to purchase or should we purchase the Apple brand?
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Old 12-18-2017, 09:51 AM   #2
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I don't know if you have an old Mac around, but any Mac can use the SuperDrive (DVD/CD) on another Mac over the network. So as long as one of your Macs has an internal SuperDrive you don't really need a dedicated external one.
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Buy the Apple product. Mine is well over four years old and still performs perfectly.
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Bought the Apple superdrive today. Keeping our fingers crossed.
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Mine has been working for several years just fine.
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:03 PM   #6
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I've been distributing the LG Ultra Slim DVD reader/writer to all of our office Macbook Pros and they have been doing well despite taking a beating by the employees...

https://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronic.../dp/B00ODDE33U
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Works great. I have to return to the Apple store today to return the adapter their website says we needed, but don't...argh.
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