Will 4k blu rays read on a Current internal Pc BDRom

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by RoastingPig, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. RoastingPig macrumors 68000

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    im in the market of buying a bdrom for my mac pro and am wondering if the current bdrom hardware will be able to read those shiny new 4k disc coming soon?
     
  2. Kaspin macrumors member

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    I don't think they will be able to as the areal density is higher. Current Blurays are 25GB per layer, and the UHDBD is reported to be 33GB per layer.
     
  3. canman4PM macrumors 6502

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    No they won't.
     
  4. RoastingPig thread starter macrumors 68000

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  5. AmanO macrumors member

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    This thread needs revisiting. Has anyone actually tried yet?
    I have a
    WH10LS30 but no media yet.
     
  6. cruisin macrumors 6502a

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    From: https://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/49k3ng/a_decade_after_bluray_and_2_decades_after_dvd_4k/
    So at the very least your manufacturer needs to give you a firmware upgrade for the new HDCP and to recognize the new media.
     

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