The laptops have 4GB of DDR3 RAM expandable up to 16GB, a 750GB SATA HDD, built in 8X DVD
optical drive, DTS Sound and built-in Onkyo speakers.
This extremely fast notebook PC includes 256-MB of RAM, a 20-GB Ultra DMA hard disk, an 8X DVD
drive (built in), a 56K V.90 FAX/modem (built in), 64-bit 3D wavetable sound with dual built-in stereo speakers, a built-in 10/100 Ethernet interface and Windows 98SE installed.
Very light in weight (starting at 5.7 lbs.), the integrated design of the Armada includes a 24X Max CD-ROM drive (or 8X DVD
drive), built-in 56K modem, two PC card slots and a standard floppy drive.
* The Gateway M460XL, offered at a starting price of $1,399.99, includes an Intel Pentium-M Processor 750 (1.86GHz), a 15.4-inch WXGA TFT Active Matrix Display, 512MB of DDR2 memory, a 80GB hard drive, a modular 8x DVD
B1R/B1RW/CD-RW drive, integrated Intel 802.11g Wireless and a 6-cell battery.
New 8x DVD
Burners (writing 4.7GB discs in less than 9 minutes) are readily available and are already aggressively priced.
Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML), has unveiled two new laser diode drivers for 8x DVD
dual-layer write speed.