DVD+R Double Layer reaches 8x recording speed

By Derek Sooman on
The DVD+RW Alliance has today revealed their plans for a DVD+R DL media which will be able to record double layer at 8x. 8.5 GByte of data can therefore be written onto a DVD+R DL in less than 16 minutes, at a rate of about nine MByte per second. Media and drives should be available in Q1 of 2005.

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