Date Joined: 07/06/06
Pros: Drive is fast, Quiet, doesn't get TOO hot after being used for a while. Doesn't lock up my Dell XPS like the Pioneer K16 did. Another good NEC drive!
Overall Review: Pretty decent drive, it's actually an "Optiarc", which is a division of NEC, so the NEC quality is there!
Pros: Drive works great, is quiet, and ejects quickly.
Cons: Read buffer fluctuates rapidly while burning. Drive makes the computer run slower because DMA is not enabled. Computer takes extra time during the BIOS screen on my XPS for some reason.
Overall Review: Needs more support!