This is the latest in DVD burning technology, the Lite-On LDW-400. This is the fastest Dual Format DVD burner available! Here are the specs: 4X DVD-R write speeds 4X DVD+R write 2X DVD-RW rewrite 2.4X DVD+RW rewriting 8X DVD-ROM reading speeds 24X CD-R writing, 10X CD-RW rewriting 8MB Buffer Supports DVD DAO, Incremental Recording, Restricted Overwrite, Sequential Write and Random Access Write Conforms to Orange Book Part 2, 3, Volume 2: High Speed & MMC2 commands Support CD Fixed Packet, Variable Packet, TAO, SAO, DAO, Raw Mode Burning & Over-Burn Write= What's included: LDW-400D Drive PowerDVD XP 4 (normally $50-75) MyDVD Plus ($80) This is the same exact drive as the Sony DRU-500AX. Lite-on produces Sony's DVD burners, and this is the same drive, just under the Lite-on name. Both cost $300-450, I'm only asking for $245 + shipping for this brand new drive! If you're interested, please e-mail me! Thanks!