The Bottom Line: If you're not in the market for a DVD burner, the Lite-On LTR-52327S's performance, documentation, tech support, and modest price make this CD-RW drive a must-have. Read review
Specs: CD-RW, 52x, 52x, 32x
Specs: CD-RW, 32x, 8x, 4x
Specs: CD-RW, 40x, 40x, 12x
Specs: CD-RW, 48x, 48x, 24x
The Bottom Line: The Predator's portability, novel design, and cross-platform compatibility make it a useful product for burning on the fly. Read review
Specs: CD-RW, 6x, 4x, 4x
Specs: CD-RW, 32x, 12x, 10x
The Bottom Line: With its robust software, great online support, and easy installation, the Iomega looks promising. But poor packet-writing performance ultimately sinks this drive. Read review
Specs: CD-RW, 52x, 52x, 24x
The Bottom Line: MSI's quiet, solidly constructed CR52-M has a number of interesting design flourishes, but we prefer Lite-On's faster LTR-52327S. Read review
The Bottom Line: With a big software bundle and speedy performance, this is the perfect drive for anyone new to the CD-R/RW world. Read review
Specs: CD-RW, 40x, 20x, 10x
Specs: CD-RW, 48x, 48x, 32x
Specs: CD-RW, 6x, 2x, 2x
The Bottom Line: If slow and steady wins the race, the Plextor gets the gold. But though it has redeeming virtues, the PlexWriter was outperformed by lower-rated CD-RW drives. Read review
The Bottom Line: If you want cutting-edge CD-RW speed at a low price, this 40X/12X/48X-rated drive delivers both with few frills--and few compromises. It's a good budget buy for consumers and small businesses. Read review
Specs: CD-RW, 48x, 40x, 12x
Specs: CD-RW, 20x, 4x, 4x
Specs: CD-RW, 40x, 16x, 10x
Specs: CD-RW, 20x, 8x, 4x
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