Disc typeReading speedWriting speed (*)
CD-ROM48x-
CD-R48x48x
CD-RW40x32x
DVD-ROM SL16x-
DVD-ROM DL13x-
DVD-R16x24x
DVD-RW13x6x
DVD+R16x24x
DVD+RW13x8x
DVD-R DL13x12x
DVD+R DL13x12x
DVD-RAM12x12x

(*) max. speed can only be achieved on certain discs

Write speed on DVD+R and DVD-R are limited to 20x on the AD-7230S

In addition to the Optiarc AD7240S, the AD7241S also features Lightscribe technology.

In addition to the Optiarc AD7240S, the AD7243S also features Labelflash technology.