Summary: There has been some loud clicking, possibly grinding noises when installing my games from CD/DVD. Since no one else has mentioned it, I will assume it's my discs or possibly a troublesome unit, I will remove this if it goes away.
Pros: It reads and rips CD's, DVD's and Blu-Ray very quickly, IF YOU HAVE THE SOFTWARE. That's one of the reasons the price is very affordable. Solid item for a great price.
Cons: It's an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) device. In simple English, means it does not come with cables to connect it to your PC, you'll have to go get one if you don't already have one. They are cheap and easily obtained.
Summary: No software out of the box - you have to buy EXPENSIVE blu-ray software to watch them! Think twice before buying this one! If the price is great, there's something screwy going on in the shadows! Always count your fingers VERY carefully after you shook hands with Tigerdirect!