Originally Posted by Ruined
Right, but I think people are saying why didn't they put HD DVD in the Elite, for instance, when HD DVD had been out for some time. Bottom line is that the HD DVDROM drives even in 2007 were not fast enough to play XBOX 360 games.
That could be the reason. I wouldn't want to pull out a fast dvd9 drive and replace it with a slower drive. While you likely would get less of a jet engine sound, the load time would increase, and from my first hands-on experience with a ps3, I don't find slower load times very acceptable.