The new LENOVO 16x Max RAM-Read DVD-ROM Serial ATA drives deliver the latest DVD media compatibility. These drives read: All currently available DVD-RAM media that is shipped in Type II cartridges, DVD-R media, Single and dual layer DVDs with up to 17GB capacity per disc and All popular CD media. Maximum DVD read speed is 16x CAV and maximum CD read speed is 40x CAV. Decoding software for DVD video playback is also included. These drives are well-suited for customers distributing education and database applications and for handling large capacity data requirements such as graphics, imaging, and multiple CD consolidation. The new offering benefits from outstanding quality, reliability, compatibility and testing programs. As one of the premier PC manufacturers, LENOVO installs and tests hundreds of thousands of DVD-ROM drives every year.