Creative PC-DVD Encore 6x Reviews
Product Type: Creative removable disk drives
Description:Model ID 2000001977 / Creative PC-DVD Encore 6x - Disk drive - DVD-ROM - 6x - IDE - internal - 5.25" - white / Creative PC-DVD Encore 6X with Dxr 3 brings the future of digital home entertainment to your PC and your home. Witness vibrant digital imagery of DVD video, immerse ... more
Creative PC-DVD Encore 6x ... yourself in cinema-like Dolby Digital (AC-3 ) surround audio, and harness the massive data storage that's only found in PC-DVD technology.
The next-generation Creative Dxr3 decoder board delivers impeccable image quality and provides better processing of color video at high resolutions. In addition to stunning video, the Dxr3 board takes Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio and feeds it to a receiver or DeskTop Theater 5.1 for theater-like, room-shaking audio with a 6-speaker surround system. Or you can connect Dxr3 to your Sound Blaster audio card for great stereo sound. The versatile Creative PC-DVD 6X drive reads DVDs at up to 6x speeds, giving you near-instant access to your data. Support for popular disk types such as DVD-R, CD-R, CD-RW, and CD audio provide seamless access to your existing data and audio library. For a theater-style movie experience on your PC or TV, supreme DVD video and audio, plus access to massive data, PC-DVD Encore 6X with Dxr3 is the ticket.
Newest Review: ... do much. After checking everything out, there was a conflict with the Creative SB16 which I had to laugh at because you ... more
Customer Creative PC-DVD Encore 6x Reviews (4)
by - written on 21/09/00, updated on 21/09/00 (Very useful, 1173 readings)
I bought this piece of hardware to watch my DVDs on before I stumped up the cash to buy my stand-alone player, Boy was it a good choice. Having your DVD set up through your PC is good as the monitor can usually offer a better resolution can any TV and hence gives you a better and more detailed picture and with monitors anything up to 30" available its a good thing. This package helps the picture on your computer monitor be better than usual becuase it contains a hardware player and not just software, it comes with the Dxr3 PCI card which is a hardware decoder thus improving picture and play quality on your PC. Installing the unit into your PC is very easy ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/01/01, updated on 18/01/01 (Very useful, 1551 readings)
I have been using the Creative 6x DVD-ROM with its accompanying mpeg decoder card for about a year now. Initially, this was to be my gentle let-in to DVD movies. However, avarice got the better of me, and I bought a stand-alone DVD player as well! The PC based solution was easy to install, and worked first time, both as a CD/DVD-ROM and for playing DVD movies. The movie action created via the MPEG decoder card is very smooth unlike some software decoders I have seen running on entry-level machines, and the software emulates a remote control in appearance. Inevitably (for me, that is) I started to get interested in being able to watch Region 1 DVDs ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/07/00, updated on 12/07/00 (Very useful, 780 readings)
A few months ago i was looking for a good DVD-ROM drive for my computer, but due to a hardware shortage in the UK, most drives were sold out - or the only ones available were not multi-region. I managed to find the DVD Encore package which also included the Dxr3 DVD decoder... i am very happy with my purchase! I discovered that i needed the Dxr3 card in my computer anyway with my specification, a P300 overclocked to 338 Mhz. When playing DVDs using a software decoder, the picture quality is poor and it tends to miss a lot of frames. Creative's DVD Player is great, definately a lot better than the normal software bundled with Hollywood+ ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/06/01, updated on 19/06/01 (Useful, 204 readings)
Right from the start, I will say that I am not particularly up on computers so don't laugh too much about my problems please. I arrived home from PC World with my lovely new DVD player, opened up my computer, installed the unit and decoder card, installed the software, rebooted the computer, and nothing. I sat down with the manual to see where I had gone wrong but seeing as the program used an auto set-up method, I couldn't do much. After checking everything out, there was a conflict with the Creative SB16 which I had to laugh at because you expect products from the same company to co-exist quite peacefully. No matter what settings I ... Read the complete review
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