That's a great price for the DD0401 (and just after I get one, too!) - assuming you actually get the rebate!
I think I paid $140 or so @ newegg for mine.
I wonder if IO Magic's bundle (ie, blanks, etc)/manual is better than Optorites...
Well, the drive LOOKS better than the Optorite (I hate it's odd-shaped tray), and you actually get a blank disc. Software wise, it comes with:
I like the Optorites bundle better myself: Nero, PowerDVD, Sonic MyDVD.
Bet it has a better manual though! Optorites is only 1 page!
No mention of HD-BURN...odd.
Soon to be proud user of Mandrake 10 (again!). SuSE 9 sucks!