looks like it lists 12X for the DVD media he inserts. Someone want to translate? Also, this drive is the latest and greatest at http://www.slidirect.com/They sell direct to OEM's, resellers AND end users! Just ordered my black bezel one! The 9585 is on the homepage. in "product spotlight"
Thats tempting but I all ready have 2 16x DL burners now plus 2 more 8x ones and a nifty Panasonic Settop HD/dvd burner that will take RAM disk in either flavor and minus. Let us know how it works when you get it and maybe I'll change my mind if its very good.