Plextor offers a product of excellent quality with the fastest DVD+R write speed to be found at the moment. Its speeds are also the best in DVD+RW, DVD-R and DVD-RW modes. And the CD mode ranks the PX-708A as one of the best...CD recorders! It also has a lead for speed in the + format which will only be reached by the - format in 2004.
The Plextor software package contains Ahead Nero Burning ROM 5.5, Ahead InCD, Pinnacle Studio 8, PowerDVD XP 4.0 and the Plextor Plextools utilities. And if you like black boxes, then Plextor does a black version of its recorder.
Like any exclusive new product, the PX-708A is sold at a high-end price, of $249 (270 euros to 290 euros) depending on the version. Exclusivity will always cost you.