Acer Australia have issued out an announcement today which supports the release of their first multimedia PC which is capable of playing back both Blu-ray and HD-DVD content via the included combo optical drive.
The Acer Aspire M5630 series is based around Core 2 architecture with its quad-core Q6600 processor, 2GB DDR2 memory, 500GB SATA HDD, ATI X2400 Pro PCI-E graphics (though no mention of HDMI which is a dissapointment) and an Acer 22" WS LCD.
Acer have planned to retail the system for $2299 AUD. For more information check out the official PR here folks.
Sydney, 2nd October 2007 - Continuing the tradition of leading the market in desktop PCs with quad core processors, Acer produces another first with the Acer Aspire M5630 series, a multimedia PC featuring a Blu-ray and HD-DVD combo drive.
The Acer Aspire M5630 range tops Acer's multimedia PC category by also featuring an Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processor Q6600 (2.4GHz with 8MB L2 cache). Along with greater processing power to enable a full range of gaming and video editing needs, the Aspire M5630 introduces the ability to playback full high definition content in maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 using either Blu-ray or HD-DVD format.