Summary: This drive was purchased for the iMac with no DVD drive. It was recognized by the mac with no problems. I have only used it to play CDs and install them into the library of the Mac, No problems and no noise from the drive. I am pleased with it.
Summary: This item was purchased to provide a means to load software to my laptop and to produce music compact discs. It has performed both of these function to perfection. I have not yet recorded or played a DVD.