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Old 11th August, 2004, 09:35 AM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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As far as I'm aware there are only two capacities for DVD-RAM media now. That is 4.7GB and 9.4GB. The difference between the 4.7GB and 9.4GB is that the 9.4GB media is double sided : AKA flip it over for the other 4.7GB of storage. This is opposed to the dual layer technology that competing standards use, where the disk does not have to be flipped to use the rest of the storage.

I have been unable to verify the claim of a million writes; manufacturers of media and drives as well as the RAM Promotion group appear to claim 100,000 writes.

The RAM Promotion group, who promote DVD-RAM, have released details of a 5x DVD-RAM spec. This places it slower than competing writable DVD technologies.
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