Agreed - I’ve only had one burner conk out on me, and that was an ancient SCSI model.
All others are still working fine until the PC they are in gets its marching orders
Besides which, if you’re doing a hell of a lot of extraction then it’s most
likely to be because you’re converting your existing CD collection to another digital
format for your own listening pleasure, which is a one-off process.
other hand, if you’re ripping everybody else’s CDs onto your computer, then your CD
burner deserves to burn out anyway