Definitions for "DVD drive"
Keywords:  gigabytes, rom, decoder, disc, drive
DVD's are similar to compact discs, with the exception that they are double sided, unlike traditional CD's. This means they can store twice as much data.
New computers sometimes come with a DVD drive. See the information about the CD drive to locate the DVD drive.
A disk storage device that uses digital video disc (DVD) technology. A DVD drive reads both CD-ROM and DVD discs; however, a DVD decoder is necessary to display DVD movies on your computer screen. See also DVD decoder; DVD disc.
computer hardware component that will play DVD-format disks.