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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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In contrast to DVD-ROM drives selling between $500 and $700 (with a notable exception discussed below), even one of the best CD-ROM drives -- the Toshiba X3801B -- sells for only about $260 and has a 15x transfer rate and 90-ms access time.
As a DVD-ROM player, the DV-516E supplies an even stream of data thanks to its 21.
From a practical view, the two media formats are identical and once the discs are written, they should be highly compatible with most DVD players or DVD-ROM drives.
With speeds that are 16 times faster than first generation DVD-ROM technology, the 16X DVD-ROM/40X CD-ROM is compatible with single and dual layer DVD-ROM and DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, Video CD and Photo CD media, preserving compatibility with conventional CD formats.
DVS co-chairman and CEO Mali Kuo said: "DVS introduced the 2x DVD-ROM drives in July 1998, the 5.
is expected to be first to market with a PC with a DVD-ROM drive, in part because the company's electronic components division provides core circuitry, such as a DVD decoder chip set, to other hardware manufacturers.
3X DVD-ROM is a variant of DVD-ROM, allowing for HD video & UDF 2.
And like Pioneer's original write-once DVD-R format, disks recorded in the DVD-RW format are specified to be readable in most of today's DVD-Video players and DVD-ROM drives.
Encyclopedias are best able to exploit the capacity of DVD-ROM
is shipping its first DVD-ROM drives to global OEM partners.
The embedded IDE controller can perform transfers to or from an IDE/ATA-based HDD and DVD-ROM in any of the PIO modes (0, 1, 2, 3 or 4).
95, and a DVD-ROM drive that also reads CDs at 16X, for $115.