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Drive is fine, packaging was terrible,
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This review is from: LiteOn IHAS124-04 24x SATA Half Height Internal DVDRW Drive - Black (Personal Computers)
The drive itself is totally fine, does what it says. The two main problems with this are 1: The packaging, 2: Misleading info
The main problem is that this is an OEM unit, which means it doesn't come with a retail box - in this case just in a clear plastic bag. This would be OK if Amazon bubble-wrapped it properly inside a larger box, but they just sent it unwrapped in one of their regular cardboard boxes used for books. This means every knock in transit is potentially damaging the delicate internal mechanism.
Also, the advert should clearly point out that it is an unboxed OEM unit that comes without a SATA cable or screws (which you normally get with a retail unit). Additionally as someone else pointed out the first picture is of a different superior unit.