Limits For DVD Burn Speeds?

By Derek Sooman on
Remember what I was saying here? Well, I may have spoken too soon.

"[COLOR=#1951B9]Industry executives say that the newest 16X DVD burners that will ship this fall will run into the same physical limits as CD-ROM drives, ending the "X race" of faster and faster speeds. Manufacturers will still have some leeway to charge higher prices for dual-layer DVD burning capabilities, but for many, a DVD burner will become a commodity product later this fall. For the first time in more than a decade, moreover, the optical storage industry also won't have a clear-cut path leading toward a next-generation storage medium.[/COLOR]"

A pretty interesting read here.

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