That seems to becoming more true as time goes on, with hybrid HD-DVD/Blu-ray drives coming down vastly in price. Now, we find out that HP is offering Pavilion systems stock with just such a drive. In three of their new Pavilion models, you have the option of selecting an HD DVD driver, a Blu-ray drive, or some variation thereof:
The d4995t, m9000t and m9000z all give users the option of purchasing a vanilla dual-layer DVD burner, an HD DVD / Blu-ray combo player (that also burns DVDs), or a drive that burns Blu-ray / DVD and reads HD DVD. Additionally, a number of lesser-spec'd rigs also provide users the option of picking up an HD combo drive of some sort...
Maybe not so much in the set-top box market, but at least in the PC market I think we will continue to see vendor adoption like this. HP seems to be testing the waters here, with so many different choices, but I hope they will expand this to their full line in the future.
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