Standards List: User Hardware

Internal DVD/RW Drive

Minimum Specifications:

  • DVD drive is compatible with all additional hardware and software standards.
  • DVD drive must use a SATA interface.
  • DVD drive must support DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R9, DVD-video CD, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM\XA, CD-I FMV, CD Plus, CD extra, Video CD, and Photo CD disk formats.
  • DVD drive must have write speeds of at least 24X DVD-R, 12X DVD-R9, 12X DVD-RAM, 6X DVD-RW, 24X DVD+R, 12X DVD+R9, 8X DVD+RW, 12X DVD-RAM, 48X CD-R and 32X CD-RW.
  • DVD drive must be able to read DVD-ROM formats at 16X and CD-ROM formats at 48X maximum speed.
  • DVD drive has a built-in buffer with a minimum of 2MB.
  • DVD drive is an internal drive.
  • DVD drive includes all the necessary software, cables, and documentation for installation and use to work with existing equipment supported by the State of South Dakota.
  • DVD drive carries a minimum warranty of 1 year.
  • DVD drive has an emergency eject option.

Desirable Specifications:

  • Manufacturer has toll free Tech Support, Internet access, E-mail support.
  • DVD drive includes a blank Recordable and Rewriteable disc.

Last Updated: 05/31/2011
Last Reviewed: 07/06/2016

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