The Register: "Verbatim is claiming its got the industry's first CD-R discs
certified for full-speed 24x recording.
Its press statement says that "in addition to providing highly
reliable audio, video and data recordings at speeds of up to 3.5
MBps with the new 24x drives and 3.0MBps with the new 20x
drives, the media can be used with existing CD drives at speeds
ranging from 1x to 16x."