The 8X Half-Height CD/DVD Read/Write Drive from Dell allows you to enjoy crystal clear color, picture and sound clarity of CD/DVD on your PC. This drive can both read and write CD/DVDs disks effectively - providing users with full optical read capability in a single device. This product has been tested and validated on Dell systems. It is supported by Dell Technical Support when used with a Dell system. The speed will determine how fast the data can be written on the CD/DVD disc. It is independent of the type of drive. Typically, 8x speed can write a DVD disc in approximately 8-13 minutes; 16x speed can write a DVD disc in approximately 4-7 minutes; 24x speed can write a DVD disc in approximately 3-4 minutes. When a DVD-Drive is listed to be compatible with a system, it is assured that the interface type and the form factor are compatible. We recommend the System Drill Down or the Service Tag look up feature in the Parts For Your Dell tool to choose correct DVD drives for your system. Please note that some of our replacement products are provided as kits or assemblies. These kits may contain additional parts required for installation. In case a product is not sold as a kit or assembly, it may require complementary parts for ease of installation. Refurbished Spare Parts are parts retrieved from Dell-branded systems that have been returned, some of which have never been used. All Dell refurbished spare parts are certified to comply with all original Dell factory performance specifications and come with a 90-day limited hardware warranty. Dells limited hardware warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship in your Dell-branded hardware products. For additional details on our warranty services, please visit www.dell.com/warranty.