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Old Oct 27, 2002, 01:30 AM
raiden1817 raiden1817 is offline
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What are your predictions for what the prices and speeds of dvd burners will be in the next few years? For example an entry level dvd burner costs 250 and writes at 2x speed today. Guesses: in one year, entry level dvd burner costs 150 and writes at 4x speed, in 2 years, cost 100 and writes at 8x speed. What are your guesses?
Old Oct 27, 2002, 05:22 PM
jonesm jonesm is offline
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I asked this question a while ago whaty I got back was that the dvd writers would never go as quick as cd writers & would be a while b4 anything goes faster than 4x.
Old Oct 27, 2002, 05:57 PM
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it will be some years for them to get to the price m8 and the price will not drop that much
Old Oct 28, 2002, 12:57 AM
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It seems like dvd burners have dropped in price significantly in the past year. One year ago, an entry level 2x dvd-burner costs about 500, but now you can get one for about 250. Right now, 4x dvd-burners are already coming out, and I heard that 8x dvd-burners should be available by next year.
Old Oct 29, 2002, 06:54 AM
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Old Nov 03, 2002, 08:54 AM
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well compusa already has one for $299 with a $50 or $70 rebate on top of that, prices have droped rapidly

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