What is this, the week of the 8x BD writer or something? Just days after Buffalo announced two such units
for the American market (and Delkin failed epically with an alternative half as quick yet more expensive
), in runs Sony with an 8x Blu-ray writer of its own. The October-bound BWU-300S can cook an entire single-layer (25GB) BD-R in around 15 minutes, and it'll also burn CDs at up to 48x and DVD-RAMs at an undisclosed rate. In an effort to push
the Blu-ray playing
aspects, the drive comes bundled with the BD version of Men in Black
, and if all that's worth $399.99 to you, you can get your pre-order in this very moment.