Summary: Too bad they don't allow negative egg ratings. Did I mention, this thing stinks! But Newegg is Great!!!
Pros: The light scribe may work. Don't know. Couldn't get it to read any DVD I put in it, so I didn't try to write anything with it and didn't need to make any labels. It might even write DVD's but you won't know because it won't read DVD's.
Cons: This thing stinks (I bought 2, neither one will read any DVD I tried in either computer I put them in). Won't read a DVD.
Summary: Mine dropped to 2mb/sec instead of the usual 10+mb/sec Copy time using DVD FAB dropped from 12~min to 4+ min The Fix, use "System Restore" to a date prior to using a "Disney" DVD As far as I know, you have the legal ability to make ONE copy of any software or program that you legally own, so Disney...
Summary: Didn't realize it was IDE, but that's just me not paying attention. No idea if the bundled software is any good because I normally don't bother with it (which says something in itself, I think).
Pros: reads and writes CDs and DVDs with no problems.
Cons: reading data from a DVD is sloooooooow. Used it to install windows 7 and took considerably longer than a SATA drive.
Summary: Only 30 day warranty on parts. 20 bucks gets me a new burner without that hassle.
Pros: Was fastest DVD burner i ever owned.
Cons: Died less then 3 months.I did less then 20 burns on it.My mom still has my old Imation CD burner at her house that thing has been working since 1999 and you would not believe how many burns i made with that one i owned many burners and never had one die (broke the cd tray on one but that was my f...