Feeds

LG unwraps HD DVD and Blu-ray combi drive PC

High Def format detente in Korea

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

LG has announced a desktop PC that supports both high definition (HD) formats. The LX97WH has been unveiled in Korea and packs a combi drive allowing users to read discs in both the HD DVD and Blu-ray format.

LX97WHv2
LG's LX97WH: One happy customer?

The PC itself, thought to be called the LX97WH, has got an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz CPU, with 2GB DDR2 memory that’s clocked at 667MHz. It also includes a 512MB nVidia GeForce 8500GT graphics card and a 320GB hard drive. This all sits within a red and black slim line case.

Rumours first surfaced back in July that LG was preparing to launch an internal optical drive capable of reading both Blu-ray Discs and HD DVD media.

There’s no information about pricing or availability on hand at this point, so watch this space...®

Security for virtualized datacentres

More from The Register

next story
TEEN RAMPAGE: Kids in iPhone 6 'Will it bend' YouTube 'prank'
iPhones bent in Norwich? As if the place wasn't weird enough
iPAD-FONDLING fanboi sparks SECURITY ALERT at Sydney airport
Breaches screening rules cos Apple SCREEN ROOLZ, ok?
Crouching tiger, FAST ASLEEP dragon: Smugglers can't shift iPhone 6s
China's grey market reports 'sluggish' sales of Apple mobe
Apple's new iPhone 6 vulnerable to last year's TouchID fingerprint hack
But unsophisticated thieves need not attempt this trick
How the FLAC do I tell MP3s from lossless audio?
Can you hear the difference? Can anyone?
The British Museum plonks digital bricks on world of Minecraft
Institution confirms it's cool with joining the blocky universe
prev story

Whitepapers

A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Beginner's guide to SSL certificates
De-mystify the technology involved and give you the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.