Samsung Internal Half Height DVD-W Supermulti SATA 22X Lightscribe
The best internal PC DVD burner for the money is the Samsung Internal Half Height DVD-W Supermulti SATA 22X Lightscribe. At $29.95 this is one of the most cost-effective drives out there and it comes with a minimal version of Nero 8 as well (including NERO Burning ROM, NERO Showtime, PowerDVD). It fits in the standard 5-1/2 inch drive bay without any additional hardware required. The drive does not include the SATA cable but it can be picked up on Amazon.com on the cheap.
The Samsung Supermulti SATA 22X supports: DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RW DL, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, LightScribe DVD+R, LightScribe DVD-R, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM/XA, CD-ROM, CD-Audio, Video-CD, CD-1 (FMV), Photo CD, CD-Extra, CD-TEXTand LightScribe CD+R disks. The Supermulti burner is solidly built and works with Windows XP, Vista (32 and 64 bit), and Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit). It is quick and quiet with a relatively simple installation and setup process. Even a relative novice can install this drive confidently.