The 5 Best Laptops With CD DVD Drives

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. While many people may feel that optical drives are an outdated technology, there are still a number of reasons why a person may want a laptop with one. Whether you want to watch your extensive DVD collection or have some games on CDs you would like to be able to play while traveling, these models allow you to do that. We made sure to include budget-friendly and higher-end options. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best laptops with cd dvd drive on Amazon.

5. Toshiba Tecra

4. Acer Aspire E 15

3. Dell Inspiron 15 5000

2. Lenovo Ideapad 330

1. Dell Inspiron 17

Editor's Notes

December 12, 2018:

These days, more and more manufacturers are releasing laptops without a CD/DVD drive, so it can be difficult to find a new model that comes with one. Because of this, we decided to include a some options that may not be the most recent releases, but which still have specs that ensure they won't become out of date any time soon.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on June 07, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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