Pros Fast DVD+R burning. Compatible with most disk formats.
Cons Useless software. If you are into DVd authoring you will need to spend $100+ to get software that is worthwhile for DVD authoring. Drive has some compatibility issues with some CD burning software
Summary This HP dvd burner has no problem burning DVD+R/Ws, if you use other 3rd party software. The ones that come with the drive are limited in feautres, buggy and don't improve even if you update them. For $300, you can get a better deal for similar specs DVD burner but with working software.