Plextor today announced its new PX-712UF DVD+-R/RW drive with support for high-speed 12X DVD+R and 8X DVD-R recording. A dual interface supports both Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and full-speed compliant IEEE-1394 FireWire, enabling Plextor customers to share a single external DVD/CD recorder among multiple computers. The Plextor PX-712UF DVD+-R/RW drive is scheduled to ship in August for US$299.00.