Friday, July 03, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
U.S. In Running out Of IP Addresses
Uber Suspends UberPOP in France
Casio To Enter The Smartwatch Market
GELID Has A new Low-profile CPU Cooler for Intel LGA115x
Sharp Plans to Release Transparent LCDs
ARCHOS Unveils the ARCHOS 50d Helium
July 29 Won't Be The Day You'll Get Your Windows 10 Upgrade
Windows 7 Remains The Leading Operating System
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > New PC ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, May 10, 2002
New PC models to Feature DVD Multi-Drives...


From the end of April through May, various PC makers are announcing their new models for Japan's coming summer sales season. The prices of these new models are likely to increase by more than 20,000 yen, due to the rise in prices of memory chips and LCD panels.

Optical drives for notebook PCs are typically a combo drive of CD-RW and DVD-ROM. An official at Toshiba Corp. said that it will enhance AV functions.

"We would like to be the first to launch a PC equipped with writable DVD drives in the autumn and after that, although it's not ready for this season," the Toshiba official said

As for desktop PCs, writable DVD drives will become popular. DVD multi-drives are the hottest feature because they support such a wide range of media as DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD-RAM. Fujitsu said that it would expand its lines of DVD multi-drive-equipped PCs ranging from low-end to high-end models.

Intel Corp. is expected to release a chip set based on a front side bus of USB2.0 and 533MHz, but NEC said it will not be ready for the summer. Likewise other makers are expected to provide them from this autumn. Dell Computer Corp. Japan is positive about employing such features.


Previous
Next
Fujitsu Develops Record-Breaking 300Gb/inē HDD Technology        All News        Fujitsu Develops Record-Breaking 300Gb/inē HDD Technology
BenQ announces CRW 2410EU     Optical Storage News      BenQ announces CRW 2410EU

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
DVD Players, Digital Cameras Will Soon Have The Fate Of Your Old TV
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .