Questions about Toshiba Sd M-1712

Some questions:

1)What can you tell me about this DVD drive (Toshiba Sd M-1712)?
2)Can it read 99 mins CD?
3)Can it read in RAW mode?
4)Is it better than Lite-on LTD1648?

finally, 5)What is the best (C2, RAW, bypassing protection) drive in stores now?

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