Just bought the drive below. Usually stick with NEC but decided to try this one. LG GSA-4167BRL 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - Retail (CD-036-LG) There are many devices on the market that are able to read 2 formats but LG's Super Multi Write drive will read all 3 DVD formats, DVD+R, DVD-R and DVD-RAM. - DVD+R 16x, DVD-R 16X - DVD+R9 4X, DVD+RW 4X - DVD-RW 4X - Read 16X, CD-RW 24X, Read 48X - Access time 160ms - Buffer Size : 2MB - DVD RAM Media - DVD-R Media - Mounting Screws & Cable - Nero Software Suite - 2 year manufacturer warranty However does not include media as stated above. Apart from that its an excellent drive. Managed to get 10 dvd ram discs for £20 elsewhere.