Remember Sony Optiarc internal Blu-ray drive for $79.99 shipped. Plus, unlike the previous drive, this is new, not a refurb.from last week? Hope you waited, because here's an even better deal: Newegg has the
Same caveats as before: It's a serial drive, meaning that you'll need a system with a SATA interface. You'll also need a video card and monitor that support HDCP; otherwise, Blu-ray's copy protection will prevent movies from playing.
Alas, Sony bundles no software for viewing said movies, so you'll need to earmark some funds for a program like Cyberlink PowerDVD 8 Ultra. (If anyone knows of a cheaper alternative, hit the Comments, and name it!)
Gotta run--today's a travel day for me. Happy bargain shopping!