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Gartner: Blu-ray to win in 2008, HD DVD price cuts are "useless resistance"

Gartner, the fat lady of research firms, is singing HD DVD's swan song this morning. Hiroyuki Shimizu, Principal Research Analyst in Japan, says in Gartner's Semiconductor DQ Monday Report that, "Gartner believes that Toshiba's price-cutting may prolong HD DVD's life a little, but the limited line-up of film titles will inflict fatal damage on the format."

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Capt CHAOS3277d ago

Will also have a damaging impact on BLU-RAY?
With digital going strength to strength?

PirateThom3277d ago

How is digital going from strength to strength?

It's pretty much dead as well.

ruibing3276d ago

It's just hurting ill-informed consumers who will soon have an obsolete system.

mighty_douche3277d ago

Oooooh a DVD thread... that makes a welcome change...

*sigh*

Iron Man 23277d ago

These are all well known facts,tell us something we don't know:P

lesferdinand3277d ago

that's not the job of an analyst but of a fortuneteller... ;)

solidt123277d ago

This guys predictions are awesome. He must have a crystal ball? sarcasm.

HardcoreGamer3277d ago

hes got secret intel, HD DVD camp know that they have 100% evidence of weapons of mass distribution.

even knowing that HD DVD still try and do what they have been doing sisnce the format war begun.. Suicide. oh comon, ppl

it was suicide getting in bed with microsoft in the first place,,,

Edit. actually it probably helped quite a bit that they got into bed with microsoft

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