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The best way to begin your HD movie collection

Advantages: Extremely cheap drive and movies, easily plugs in to an Xbox 360 console
Disadvantages: Loud noise and heat production throughout movies

You're probably sick by now of hearing "Next Generation" this and "High Definition" that, but what does it all mean? A far better movie viewing experience is what! The age of High Definition is among us, with High Definition meaning a sharper and more def ...

Bax88 25.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive

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Grab the bargain now

Advantages: great price and lots of great films
Disadvantages: Now discontinued

Over the past year or so there has been a bitter war between HD DVD and blu-ray over who woud be able to produce dvds and players of high definition standard. The war has now been won by bu-ray ( a feature available on the ps3), and HD DVD have been said ...

shamis4 12.07.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive

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Cheap HD-DVD player and DVD Upscaling

Advantages: Price, Ease of Use
Disadvantages: Wont be as many films to buy as Blu-Ray

So... Everywhere you go on the internet these days you find comments from sad individuals with nothing better to do than write " OMG'Z DON'T BUY HD-DVD ITS LOST TO BLU-RAY, THERES NO POINT". I picked up the Xbox 360 HD-DVD Drive the other day for £39.99 ...

RicME85 16.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive

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It's great but don't buy it

Advantages: Cheap, good quality
Disadvantages: Already obsolete, only cheap if you already have an XBox 360

I bought this about a month ago fully realising that in the long term BluRay looked to have already won the race. I had not counted on the race being so close to the finish line and since purchasing it the two final nails seem to have been hammered into ...

jkjon 26.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive

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Good short term option.

Advantages: Cheap in comparison, well styled, quality build.
Disadvantages: Long term options

...This is a brilliant idea from microsoft to try and harness the fast growing market in high definition video. There are currently two different types of high definition video players on the market, one being HD the other being blu-ray. In my personal op ...

gaddy6 19.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive

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Robustness & durability

Value For Money