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>second said: " There is a lot more to say about CD, DVD, >IDE, EIDE and little more about SCSI. If you are interested >post a comment "

OK, please tell me more for all ! Specially, what's DVD and what are advantages, disadvantages in comparision with CD ?
What's the most population among SCSI, IDE, EIDE today ?
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Hi nhcuong,

DVD (digital versatile disk) is the "next-generation" of CD. It's much bigger (how big depends on the subformat) and they're working on rewriteables. However the standards aren't totally finished yet. And there's another disadvantage: movies on DVD come with a country-code, so you won't be able to watch e.g. american ones in asia.
The second part of your question: EIDE means extended IDE
(IDE is dead)
afaik (NO Flames!) there are only SCSI-DVD-Drives, but I'm not sure.

hope that helps
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