Xbox 360 hack Spurring Demand For DL DVD Discs

"Taiwan optical disc makers makers have indicated that demand has been warming up for DVD+R/-R DL (single-sided double-layer) discs recently, following the increased availability of a modding hack that allows for the playing of pirated games on Xbox 360 consoles. "

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Author: Matthew Fogg (PV5150)
Source: Digitimes


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According to an online source, Taiwan optical disc makers makers have indicated that demand has been warming up for DVD+R/-R DL (single-sided double-layer) discs recently, following the increased availability of a modding hack that allows for the playing of pirated games on Xbox 360 consoles.

According to various media reports, the hacked games need to be burned onto a dual-layer DVD using a special process before they can be played. Before the hack became widely available, sales for DVD+R/-R discs had been sluggish due to its relative high retail price and limited applications.

Demand is also driven from the extending penetration rate of DL-support recorders, the sources added. Global DVD+R/-R DL disc shipments are expected to reach 100 million in 2006 and should double in 2007, according to Japan-based Fujiwara research. Taiwan players are more optimistic about shipment trends, projecting sales of more than 100 million DVD+R/-R discs for this year.

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08-11-2006, 20:58:45

Ty07allstar
[QUOTE=WC Annihilus]O I beg to differ...
Linkage:
BFG GTX
BFG GTS
EVGA GTX
XFX GTS

Edit: Looks like mwave gots em too:
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/nvidia8800.hmx?[/QUOTE]
Wow. They just put them up in the last 10 minutes.

08-11-2006, 21:21:04

Ares210
[QUOTE=WC Annihilus]O I beg to differ...
Linkage:
BFG GTX
BFG GTS
EVGA GTX
XFX GTS

Edit: Looks like mwave gots em too:
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/nvidia8800.hmx?[/QUOTE]

If i had the money I would buy it right now. Screw having no money or job :(

08-11-2006, 21:38:00

Ty07allstar

If i had the money I would buy it right now. Screw having no money or job :(


lol. Same here. I'll probably get one when i get a new rig.

08-11-2006, 22:40:47

FragTek
So tempting to buy from Newegg on the preferred account. /me resists the urge :)

09-11-2006, 03:39:11

Kempez

So tempting to buy from Newegg on the preferred account. /me resists the urge :)



Oh you know you want to buy it for me :D

09-11-2006, 03:48:59

Toxcity
OMG I want one! Damn..pot less! :mad:

09-11-2006, 06:04:46

FragTek

Oh you know you want to buy it for me :D


lawl.

09-11-2006, 06:19:02

llwyd
I expect me and ham will both be placing an order from you shortly after christmas frag, if thats ok. Even with postage costs the US Etailers are far cheaper then over here :mad:

09-11-2006, 06:26:36

Ham
:wiggle:

09-11-2006, 06:30:47

FragTek

I expect me and ham will both be placing an order from you shortly after christmas frag, if thats ok. Even with postage costs the US Etailers are far cheaper then over here :mad:


Tiz not a problem mates! :wavey:
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