Hey, it's been a while ... glad to hear, then, you'll get some use out of the drive. RMA's are kinda pains in the @$$, but I sure would've liked to see you be satisfied with a good Benq 1620 drive. Hey, whatever works for you. Sounds like you've got a nice system in place with an array of drives to suit your needs.
Man, talk about addictive. I had NO idea how poor the quality of my old burns were (on a friend's older 8x LiteOn external burner). I think I'm heading towards where chas0039 is at with his quality standards. The PIE's & PIF's never seem low enough.