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Awesome!. I've been thinking to myself that the 5.25 inch slots are too big and need to be shrunk.
    
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Bugger, what are we going to do with all those half slots we have left in our cases now though? Who wants to buy a new case because of a new driver format?
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Very nice, is about time!

In all honestly i want to see more optical drives with multiple read / write heads
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Bugger, what are we going to do with all those half slots we have left in our cases now though? Who wants to buy a new case because of a new driver format?
Buy 2 of them?
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dont buy a slot loader............btw that was a really bad joke....
It's not a joke for some people.... Being in computer repair I've seen them used as candle holders before as well... Not to mention they think I'm going to spend 3 hours cleaning wax out of a computer for anything less than $35 an hour.
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I had Pioneer SCSI slot load cdroms back in the day... they were nice but I agree with one of the posters in the source: we should move to smaller and denser disks.

3.5" form factor blue ray density. That would be sweet.
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Slot loaders are crap, half height form factor would be nice so you can fit 2 drives in the same bay but please not slot loaders.
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i dont want apple as my cd drive
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Oooh, me likey.
    
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i think you can only stick regulars cds in these

i remember a apple guy warning us on their macs to not stick the smaller ones in there
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