Pros: Drive works well most of the time. There are some issues with motherboards recognizing the SATA optical drive.
Cons: Cyberlink. I don't know how or why Sony would turn to them for software support. Their software is a mess from start to finish. The software thats shipped doesn't work with many video cards due to it determining that they are not HDCP compliant. This is contrary to the manufacturing explicitly st...
Summary: I had purchased this along with the Liteon BueRay drive, and found that the Liteon out performed the Sony drive, which was a surprise. I have recently rebuilt my system, and the Sony had sever performance issues in both builds..
Pros: looks nice in the case, but that's about it..