Verbatim 8x Shiny Silver DVD-R media can be used with high speed DVD writers from Sony, Pioneer and others. Verbatim 8x DVD-R discs offer 4.7GB of write-once storage capacity, superior recording quality, and compatibility with 1x to 8x DVD-R writers. Users can write a complete 8x 4.7GB disc in less than 15 minutes. Verbatim DVD-R discs are based on an advanced "Metal Azo" recording dye, which provides the highest level of performance, reliability, and archival life. In addition, Verbatim DVD-R media provide broad read compatibility with the vast majority of DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players in use today.