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CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.
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The basic configuration price is jacked up by only $68 if you replace the standard 32X CD-ROM drive with a 4.8X Toshiba SDM1202 drive and the Cinemaster 98 MPEG-2 decoder software.
And, if there still weren't enough DVD-ROM databases of your choice, you can find solace in the fact that your DVD-ROM drive performs better with CD-ROM databases than the 32x CD-ROM drive.
The base model, the NEC Ready 9851, includes a 300MMX-enhanced processor, 48MB of memory, a 6.4GB hard drive, a 32X CD-ROM drive and a 56Kbps-capable modem.
If you must brag with 5x DVD-ROM and 32x CD-ROM read speed, then go for the Encore 5x/32x model available for barely over $200 at FirstSource (http://www.firstsource.com, which had nearly 200 copies when I inquired in early November).
Construction of the new plant, which will have an annual capacity of two million 32x CD-ROMs, will start next month.