Sony introduces Blu-Ray burner to PC... @$750:

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  1. JediFonger

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    hey that's not too bad of a price, for a new technology anyway.

    ATAPI means IDE IIRC. Wish everyone would just go SATA, those wide 80-pin cables are a pita. They gather dust, create clutter, and can block airflow.
     
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    Bassackwards don't you think. This whole copy protection situation has completely turned "normal" hardware progression on its head. Burners first - Would never have thought it 2 years ago. The likelyhood of these first burners being able to actually play movies at some point in the future is highly suspect.
     
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    Agreed, SATA cables are so much better for airflow than either the Wide or the round IDE cables.
     
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    Annoucements like these really make me feel good about my decision to sit back and let these guys duke it out before taking the plunge.
     
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    i believe there are currently 2 sata DVD burner on the market, one from samsung and one from plextor. the problem is that some of the older SATA controllers don't support it very well. i dunno about the new ones. i haven't really tried it myself. got 2many ide DVD burners lying around.
     

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