Sustained throughput, which for a typical fast CD-ROM drive
, is no better than 4MB/sec, compared to 12MB/sec to 40MB/sec for a fast magnetic drive.
For example, a single bay (a large slot inside the computer) can handle a spare battery, a floppy drive, a hard drive or a CD-ROM drive
That CD-ROM drive
sales have better than doubled for five straight years underscores the fact that CD-ROM is now the preferred delivery vehicle in application and operating system software as well as multimedia entertainment and reference titles.
There are at least three ways to connect a CD-ROM drive
to a PC.
May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's introduction of a full-featured quadruple-speed (4X) CD-ROM drive
kit, Sony Electronics Inc.
With a CD-ROM drive
, you could listen to music while crunching numbers for a major report.
The Kenwood 72X TrueX CD-ROM drive
delivers an unparalleled sustained transfer rate ranging from 6.
For running multimedia programs, you'll want a 4X to 8X CD-ROM drive
with stereo speakers.
The other was the 9240, with a 133-megahertz chip, the writeable CD-ROM drive
and a 1.
Gateway's quadruple-speed CD-ROM drive
features 600KB per second data transfer rate, 250ms access time and 128KB of cache.
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.
MiniCD Flip Portable CD-ROM Drive
is First in the CMS Flip Series;
Headphones that can be attached directly to the CD-ROM drive
, eliminating the need for expensive sound cards.
Micron ClientPro Cs systems with the new Pentium III processor running at 600 MHz will include 512K of cache, 128MB 100MHz SDRAM, a 13 GB hard drive, a 3Com 3c905 10/100 network interface card, a 40X (40X max speed, 17X min speed) CD-ROM drive
, Microsoft Windows NT(R) Workstation 4.
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