I miust admit, on the burning front, my Dell rebadge is somewhat better than my "proper" 223F, maybe because of Dell's firmware. Nver had a reading problem with either though.
BTW, I love my Sammy 182D drives...I regard them as highly as my long-dead 4163B.
Now lets see, LG drive are not very good readers?
For me they are reading fine, if my samsung can read the disc then the same goes for the LG, but they are excellent cd/dvd burners, they are just a little picky on the media, but even my optiarc 7200A cant make bad media good.
I don't have experience with any LG after the H62N, but the ones I have/had all burn very well, unless the media is really crappy/mediocre. :iagree:...I do remember my 4163B/4167B being not such a good reader of the occasional pressed discs/any disc which was badly burned, though. But once again these are older LGs.
EDIT: My suggestion to the OP would be...why not fit the LG alongside the Sammy if there is room?