January 5, 2007
Toshiba SD-H903A HD-DVD drive a first for PC’s
Toshiba Japan has announced the SD-H903A the first HD-DVD writer for desktop PC’s. The drive connects via Serial ATA interface and has 8 MB of buffer capacity. It supports recording on dual / single layer HD DVD-R discs at 1X, DVD±R DL at 2.4X, DVD±R at 8X, DVD±RW at 4X, DVD-RAM at 3X, CD-R at 16X and CD-RW at 10X. It can read HD DVD-R at 1X, HD DVD-ROM at 2.4X, DVD at 8X and CD at 24X.
The drive weighs 830 grams, Toshiba has already started sample shipments of the SD-H903A and we can expect more details on pricing and availability at the Toshiba booth in CES.