When they became generally available in North America, a first-generation 1x DVD-ROM drive cost about three times as much as a 24x CD-ROM
drive, and more than a 2x CD-Recorder.
The computer includes an integrated 24X CD-ROM
and 56K modem.
For example, an HP Vectra corporate PC with Intel Celeron 433MHz processor, 8.4GB hard-disk drive, 64MB SDRAM, 24X CD-ROM
, integrated 16-bit stereo full-duplex PCI sound, and Microsoft Windows 95 is expected to sell for an estimated U.S.
The range comprises eight models, with the top of the range model, the Artist Eton Pro, featuring a 14.1 inch TFT display, a Pentium II 300MHz processor, a 6.4GB hard disk drive, 64MB of RAM and a 24x CD-ROM
The pack weighs less than two pounds and contains a floppy disk drive, 24X CD-ROM
drive, stereo speakers and a complete set of interface ports: external video, serial, parallel, keyboard, mouse, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and stereo line-in and line-out jacks.
The OpenNote 810 is offered in several configurations with end user prices that start as low as $1,699 for a 13.3" TFT LCD, a 266MHz CPU, 32MB RAM, 2.0GB Hard Drive, 24X CD-ROM
, a 56K Fax/Modem and Windows 98.
The new configuration of the OmniBook 2100 includes a 13.3" XGA TFT display, a 4.0GB hard drive and hot-swappable accessory modules including a standard 24X CD-ROM
and floppy disk drive.