Failing Superdrive

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by igator210, May 2, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Sep 1, 2009
    I'm not sure if my iMac Superdrive is completely failing, but it has been acting up recently and making some weird spinning and grinding noises. Half the time I can't even get a cd or dvd to mount properly.

    So, based upon the cost of a service call, I was thinking about just getting an external cd/dvd drive. Any recommendations? The last external drive I had was a Lacie connected to a G4 and never had an issue. I don't do a lot of burning, but I do use the iMac as a small media center for movies and music.

    Its an Intel model about 3 years old running Snow Leopard.


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