This is an HP model dvd1170e supporting all major formats - double-layer DVDs at up to 8X, recordable DVDs up to 22X, rewritable DVDs at up to 8X, and DVD-RAM at up to 12X. The drive is also LightScribe version 1.2 ready for high-contrast labeling. You can easily preserve, edit and share up to 8.5 GB of video, photos, and multimedia presentations on one double-layer disc – and quickly store, back up and transport files on DVDs and CDs. USB and power cord included. Software for scribing labels is easily downloadable from net. Its a great deal at $15, they sell for double this on ebay.