It is the quietest out of all the 360 drive types found in consoles. The new lasers are easy to come by, so eventually when the laser starts to become week and your disks are not longer reading like they used to, it won't be a problem finding new lasers for these drives. It can support bad flash recovery using dos flash, none of the other drives have this ability and it is a great safety measure to avoid costly mistakes when a bad flash occurs. The BenQ VAD6038 is a much easier drive to be working with in regards to flashing when compared with the Sammy or Hitachi, there is stealth and non stealth firmwares for the Benq drives available as well.-[Advice]: please make sure you know how to flash the drive with your original DVD drive key before you make the bidding. Replacing your DVD drive in your xbox360 requires skills and knowledge of the system. The new DVD Drive will only work properly after flashing it with your original drive key. Please seek help from a professional for the installation.