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2 years ago#21
If it wasn't for my old CD/DVD games and laziness to make iso's out of them I would just remove my optical drive altogether.

I have no need for a blu-ray drive in my PC. I have three separate devices that play 3D Blu Rays and no desire to make back ups of anything Blu Ray currently.
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2 years ago#22
What looks better, blue ray porn or HD stream?
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2 years ago#23
Sora_Anbu posted...
What looks better, blue ray porn or HD stream?


Either is pretty awful tbh, you see every little imperfection.
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2 years ago#24
betatech posted...
I doubt it, not unless the price of BD burners becomes equal to DVD drives before they ODDs stop being 'normal' all together.

Another issue may be playback software since Windows doesn't support BDs not even a paid addon and Cyberlink at least can be dodgy with support who usually get bundled with things (personal experience).

Clouddx posted...
unclee posted...
Dark Elf posted...
Nope. With flash memory and high speed Internet connections, no one really cares about optical media anymore.


Which is a shame because digital movies and TV shows still can't match the audio quality of a BD.


What lol? You can watch youtube videos in 4k.


It depends on the source, I've seen some streamed "HD" video which looks worse than some BDs I've seen.


Of course, but you can get some Streams that aren't even compressed and if that person is running the game at say 1440p it'll look exactly like it does on their screen.

The 4k Youtube videos look much better than Blu-ray videos.
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2 years ago#25
dementedlullaby posted...
Sora_Anbu posted...
What looks better, blue ray porn or HD stream?


Either is pretty awful tbh, you see every little imperfection.


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2 years ago#26
Clouddx posted...
unclee posted...
Dark Elf posted...
Nope. With flash memory and high speed Internet connections, no one really cares about optical media anymore.


Which is a shame because digital movies and TV shows still can't match the audio quality of a BD.


What lol? You can watch youtube videos in 4k.


Good thing I said audio quality and not video quality then, right?

There isn't a single streaming or digital download platform that I know of (outside of illegal torrents and such) that streams/offers digital downloads that have sound quality up to par with Dolby TrueHD or DTS Master Audio.
2 years ago#27
Will putting a BD burner's in new build's become the standard you think ?


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2 years ago#28
I put one in mine so I can rip blue rays and put them on my media server.
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2 years ago#29
I stupidly put a blu-ray burner in my old PC back in 2010. I never used the damn thing, since the software available to play blu-rays are all low grade, paid-for garbage. I supposed you could use it to burn data backups, but that's kind of a pain in the ass.
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2 years ago#30
Burners? No. You may still need a BD-ROM if you plan to watch movies on your PC, or if you still plan to be buying physical PC game releases when they eventually switch over to BDs. But burners are obsolete at this point; flash memory is too cheap, widely compatible, and widely available to justify burning things onto expensive discs anymore.
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