Here they come... The "GSA-4120B" will be able to write all common DVD formats like DVD+R(W), DVD-R(W) and DVD-RAM and of course CD-R(W) as well. 12x will only be achieved with DVD+R media whereas DVD-R will be limited to 8x while DVD+/-RW will only be written with 4x. DVD-RAM will still be written with 3x (because of forced verify only 1.5x) There is no information yet about the ability to write DVD9, availability or pricing. ... and the War is just in the beginning !