SuperMulti Double-Layer DVD+/-RW, DVD-RAM featuring LabelFlash Technology
Write max: 18X DVD+/R, 6XDVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 8X DVD +/-R DL, 12X DVD-RWM, 48X CD-R, 32 CD-RW
Read max: 16X DVD-ROM, 48X CD-ROM
thats the spec on my dvd drive. Many thanks for the feedback. I shall try to plug it into a different sata port. Keep me updated if you guys have an idea on what's going on.