Today's magnetic hard drives outperform the best of the industry's CD-ROM drives
in three distinct areas:
In addition to CD-ROM drives
, 16-bit sound boards and video-compression capability (called MPEG, and pronounced m-peg) are becoming standard features.
OEM sales accounted for almost 70 percent of total CD-ROM units in 1995, and 95 percent of new customer PCs now come equipped with CD-ROM drives
The final possibility for connection of a CD-ROM drive
is via a Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) slot.
For easy installation, the CSD-760E CD-ROM drive
kit includes Sony's 4X Navigator software that analyzes a user's system environment to determine the best installation configuration and walks users through the procedure, making it one of the most comprehensive installation tools available in the multimedia market.
Essentially, a CD-ROM drive
looks and feels like a hard disk.
Kenwood's 72X TrueX CD-ROM drive
embodies Kenwood's competitive advantage of being faster, quieter, and more reliable than other drives.
Also raising the bar, the Platinum series boasts 8X-speed CD-ROM drives
, Pentium chips ranging from 133MHz to 200 MHz, hard drives as large as 3.
The quadruple-speed drive is among the first CD-ROM drives
available that enables full-screen, full-motion video," Brown said.
the MiniCD Flip is the lightest, most compact CD-ROM drive
on the market.
With a suggested list price of $99 US/$119 CDN, PowerPak is targeted at home and office users of CD-ROM drives
speed CD-ROM drive
, an 8 MB inVidia graphics card, Microsoft Windows 98, and a 15 inch (13.