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.
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.
Plextor has introduced four generations of CD-ROM drives
since opening its headquarters in California's Silicon Valley in 1990.
Many key components including LCD panels, Lithium Ion batteries, DVD and CD-ROM drives
and board-level electronics are the products of Panasonic's own leading-edge manufacturing divisions.
In a strategic move to expand its notebook computer add-on offerings, CMS Peripherals Monday announced its new MiniCD Flip CD-ROM drive
speed CD-ROM drive
, an 8 MB inVidia graphics card, Microsoft Windows 98, and a 15 inch (13.
It also comes with a choice of a CD-ROM drive
or a DVD drive.