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Old July 27, 2008, 08:18 PM
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Old July 29, 2008, 01:28 AM
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Yup not falling for that agian, paid over $500 for my first DVD burner back in the day, blueray is coming down in price weekly it seams, so if you can get by without it for now then do so.
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I totally agree, unless you really want one for some reason, there doesn't seem to be a real reason to get them now, wait for them to come down to under $100
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Old July 29, 2008, 01:45 AM
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Although, i would have to say, if a game came on a blu ray disc, its prolly like umm, a really in depth story line. Cant figutre out waht it would be coz, they all involve half baked idears, and guns. Oh and bullets, usually more bullets than guns though. And more guns than characters. And lots of med packs, and ummm, doors, elevators, hmm, oh, and did I mention about 25 GB of all that?
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Old July 29, 2008, 08:05 AM
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^^And heat vents to crawl through.

We need bluray so people can rip them to MKV.
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Old July 29, 2008, 08:35 AM
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They won't put games on Blu-Ray for PC, they will go either Direct Download or give a USB stick with the game on it
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Old July 29, 2008, 08:03 PM
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well just bought this
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...s&promoid=1015

157 after taxes and shipping. Not bad for a player that can do blue ray and even HD DVD but I don't think I will use HD DVD.
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Old July 29, 2008, 09:15 PM
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When Blu-Ray burners hit the $150-$200 mark, I'll buy one so i can back up photos and data onto Blu-Ray.

Even if a 25gb disc is still $7.99 when the burners come down to $150-$200. I'd rather backup my photography on disc than on hard drive. And having less disc's to worry about is a big plus for me.

But this is just my personal preference.

I already have a PS3 to watch Blu-Ray on my big tv. So until PC players hit $40-$50 i will hold out.
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Old August 1, 2008, 06:07 PM
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They won't put games on Blu-Ray for PC, they will go either Direct Download or give a USB stick with the game on it
Too expensive to put movies or games on flash memory (a few cents per GB to put on optical media, vs about $1 on flash media).

Doesn't sound like a lot but if your dealing in volume the savings of going with optical are pretty substantial.

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I just ordered this one Lg GGC-H20L BLU-RAY HD-DVD Reader BD-ROM 6X Hd DVD-ROM 3X DVD+-RW 16X8X6 Dl 4X Black Sata Software - DirectCanada
My PC is used as an HTPC so Bluray is a nice touch. This particular drive is now 140$ and it reads Bluray, HD-DVD and itburns and reads DVDs.

Can'T go wrong. I can't wait to see how an HD movie looks on my 32'' HD TV.
Some prices are drastically dropping, which is good for us!!.. Believe this, the same LG Blu-Ray drive was $50 more (without sale, regular price) last month, and its dropped.
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Old August 12, 2008, 03:09 PM
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I wish I could remember where I saw it but LG is releasing a BR burner for something like $200. It doesn't support HD DVD anymore but at that price who cares.
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