PCs and Peripherals Latest at Comdex
Sony's newest line of CD-RWs includes the Spressa i.LINK CRX100E/X2 external drive ($499 MSRP). It features speeds of 8x CD-R, 4x CD-RW and 32x reading, as well as a 4MB buffer and 400MB/bit IEEE 1394 performance. Music mixing software, compatible with both PC and Mac, is also bundled. The other new CD-RWs include an external USB version and two internal drives with SCSI and EIDE connections. Sony will also show its latest VAIO desktop and notebook PCs.
Toshiba will bring its latest series of notebooks. Specific to the retail market are the Satellite Series models 2615DVD ($1,999) and 2655XDVD ($2,399). Both units offer Toshiba 3D audio, dedicated DVD/CD playback, TV out connections, Intel Celeron processors and 64MB SDRAM.