For those who are new to this model, it features up to 18x DVD±R, 10x DVD±R DL, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 40x CD-R and 32x CD-RW write performance. The drive’s interface is Ultra ATA 66 (UDMA Mode 4). Detailed specifications can be viewed on the introduction page of the review.
To see how well this drive performs and how well it performs through its read, write and disc quality tests, which covers a variety of different CD and DVD formats, please head over to the preview here. After having a look, feel free to comment on the review in this dedicated forum thread for the preview.