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I picked up the Xbox 360 HD-DVD drive at Kmart yesterday for $37.00 plus tax, $39.59 OTD. The girl was shocked because the tag said $179.99. I didnt even know King Kong was in the box til I opened it. It was the last one in store sitting all by its lonesome.
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I picked up the Xbox 360 HD-DVD drive at Kmart yesterday for $37.00 plus tax, $39.59 OTD. The girl was shocked because the tag said $179.99. I didnt even know King Kong was in the box til I opened it. It was the last one in store sitting all by its lonesome.
Man! That is a deal! Has anyone removed a X-Box HD-DVD rom drive from the external enclosure and mounted it in a PC? I imagine it has the familiar interfaces...

Edit: I was wrong, but it is do-able.

That's an amazing find considering there are still tons of things that were released on HD-DVD.
    
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Man! That is a deal! Has anyone removed a X-Box HD-DVD rom drive from the external enclosure and mounted it in a PC? I imagine it has the familiar interfaces...

Edit: I was wrong, but it is do-able.

That's an amazing find considering there are still tons of things that were released on HD-DVD.
It uses a laptop Mini-IDE type connector. It's possible to do it no doubt, but the casing it comes with is very sleek and not big. Plus it has two USB ports on it so it works as a mini hub.

I think Microsoft canceled the free HD DVD by mail thing, so this is probably the best deal you can find on it.

Oh, and it works as an external DVD-ROM drive (upscaling too maybe?) so that alone is worth the cost of the drive.

And finally, you need to have software to playback the HD DVD codec. PowerDVD Ultra for $80 is the best deal.
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Wish we still had K-Marts where I live.

I'd love to pick that up.
    
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Don't miss the Diabetes education day!

But damn good deal nonetheless
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heh, too bad HD-DVDs are soon to be discontinued

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its now fallen to $25. kmart and their stupid 7 day pricematch policy.
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