Im not sure he wants to or is into overclocking thats why i shy away from the xp-m, and i think there is no good reason to get a cdrw unless it also plays dvds but then thats me. Also the Aopen should be a solid drive and comes with three color of face plate so you can match, gray, black, beige.
"Don't open that! It's an alien planet! Is there air? You don't know!"