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post #21 of 31
I don't think the triple layer HD-DVD's were ever used for anything so who cares?

At least we know MS doesn't hang on to HDVD even after it died. I think it's great that they are able to swiftly support bluray. Perhaps windows media center will get an update for it.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Lol i though HD had like 8.5GB. I wonder why Microsoft defendet it beacuse its 15GB. And really 15GB looks enough well 25 is more so there you go more is better even if it will not all get used.
They supported HD DVD because it wasn't BluRay. Sony was their competitor in the console market, who also happened to bundle BluRay with their consoles.
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After one revision. Originally, Blu-Ray and HD DVD had 2 layers, with BR having 50GB total @ 25GB per layer, and HD having 30GB at 15GB per layer. Toshiba then developed at 3-layer disk with 17GB per layer, for a total of 51GB. So Mike is right, it does have more space in its final iteration, by 1GB.

However, that's not to say that Blu-Ray won't feature more layers in the future. There are already proposals for a 4-layer 100GB disk.
That's like saying i raced you with my two lrgs, and you beat me (me being hd-dvd, you being blu-ray) so i went and got an extra leg attatched to me, so I win. 3layers does not equal 2. No matter how you say it. Blu-ray has more space per layer than HD-DVD.
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Which one is better? Blue ray or HDVD?
Betamax is clearly superior.
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
ooooops someone knows not what they speak of.........after all this poking fun of this guy i bet we never see him again lol
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
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That's like saying i raced you with my two lrgs, and you beat me (me being hd-dvd, you being blu-ray) so i went and got an extra leg attatched to me, so I win. 3layers does not equal 2. No matter how you say it. Blu-ray has more space per layer than HD-DVD.
in the end 51gb>>50gb no matter how you put it

and now 50gb>>dead format
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Which one is better? Blue ray or HDVD?
HDDVD was a finished project, Bluray was still getting new features that required you to buy a new player after they were released to use them. Other then that Bluray is superior.
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post #29 of 31
If the hd-dvd disks do in fact have 3 17gb layers (I don't know, don't really care either) then hd-dvd has the higher capacity. Saying that 3 layers isnt 2, therefor blu-ray has more capacity is just ignorant. Thats like saying dual layer dvds don't have as much storage capacity because regular dvds have only 1 4.7gb layer. Hd-dvd is dead now, yes. But if what they say is true, that it indeed held 51 gb per disk, then It had more capacity. Period. Unless someone comes up with information that there is a blu-ray disk that holds more, end of discussion.
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post #30 of 31
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That's like saying i raced you with my two lrgs, and you beat me (me being hd-dvd, you being blu-ray) so i went and got an extra leg attatched to me, so I win. 3layers does not equal 2. No matter how you say it. Blu-ray has more space per layer than HD-DVD.
I'm not sure which annoys me more; your horrible analogy, or the fact that you jumped HrnyGoat for simply posting some information.

Anyway, nice that Blu-ray is being swiftly adopted.
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