Disc typeReading speedWriting speed (*)
CD-ROM24x-
CD-R24x24x
CD-RW24x24x
DVD-ROM SL8x-
DVD-ROM DL8x (?)-
DVD-R8x8x
DVD-RW8x6x
DVD+R8x8x
DVD+RW8x8x
DVD-R DL8x (?)4x
DVD+R DL8x (?)4x
DVD-RAM5x5x

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

In addition to the Optiarc AD7590A, the AD7591A also features Lightscribe technology.

In addition to the Optiarc AD7590A, the AD7593A also features LabelFlash technology.