May the Blu-Ray of happiness show up before you know
Subject: Storage | October 17, 2005 - 05:35 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Microsoft and others may have decided to go with HD DVD, but you certainly can't find a drive that will read them on the market. Blu-Ray the other hand, is soon to be available. According to this article from Ars Technica, A-Open will start selling drives in November. They certainly won't be cheap.
If you're itching to cast an early vote on which next-generation optical disc format will ultimately triumph, you'll have your chance next month. AOpen, a Taiwanese PC and peripheral maker, plans to begin shipping Blu-ray drives for PCs in November. Just prepare to dig deep into your pockets: while AOpen has not yet revealed pricing, you can bet that it will cost a lotâ€”bleeding-edge technology always does."
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