"...Iomega today announced the U.S. shipment of its fastest CD-RW drive to date: the new 16X10X40X internal CD-RW drive. Two standout features characterize Iomega's new 16X10X40X internal drive. The first is a true 16X write speed across the entire disc, allowing users to burn a 60-minute audio CD in less than five minutes. The second is the drive's high-performance 32X DAE (Digital Audio Extraction) speed, the rate at which a drive can rip an audio recording from a CD. With this drive users can rip a three-minute song from a CD in as little as six seconds.
The new 16X10X40X internal drive is currently shipping and sells for $199 (U.S. estimated retail) after a $50 mail-in savings offer.Users of the 16X10X40X drive will benefit from a software suite that includes Adaptec Easy CD Creator, Adaptec DirectCD, Adaptec Toast, MusicMatch Jukebox Plus, Iomega QuikSync software and Adobe ActiveShare software..."