best media for wii backups

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  1. Redsquirrel
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    On several on my games, they come up with read errors. I just wonder if this is the media? I believe i am using datawrite titanium dvd-r.

    They worked fine on my ps2..
     


  2. Qpido

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    I think I read somewhere that you can best use 16x DVD's.
    If you want to have 'play-for-sure' DVD's, Verbatim's are prolly your best choice.

    I personally have always used Arita 8x with my Xbox, never a coaster.
    Only downside is that they get scratched real easy.

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  3. shaunj66

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    Personally I recommend Verbatim Taiyo Yuden DVD-Rs.
     
  4. Gaisuto

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    That's not the first time I've heard of that disc before, but I've never seen them in a store. Unless I haven't noticed...can you just walk into a store like Wal-Mart and get them?
     
  5. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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    I've had problems with the titanium discs on both my ps2 (As it has an old mod chip) and my xbox. The xbox will play dvds and anything burned to the titanium discs apart from the games. I've not got my wii chipped yet but have found the datawrite optima blue will work on everything I've tried them on. The titanium discs are great for burning movies but little else for me.
     
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    Ah. This is a good thread for me. I was gonna be getting a DVD burner for my computer soon, and I wanted to see what everybody used.

    While we're on the subject, is there any type of DVD burner that should be avoided for Wii/Gamecube/Xbox backups? For example, this one is pretty damn cheap on newegg, does that mean that it's shitty?:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16827106043
     
  7. Qpido

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    Pioneer 111D
    Best burner ever.

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  8. Redsquirrel
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    thanks I might try some of the discs reccomended here.

    Its just annoying, usually most stuff works but have had three or four games come up with read errors during gameplay. Havent been too bothered so far as mainly been flicking through games, but id be unhappy if i was playing a single player game and it happened before a save or something.
     
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    as the above said, try getting Verbatim, Taiyo Yuden and even Ritek (ridata) G04's.
     
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    I use Verbatims for my XBOX360 and Wii... I highly recommend them, they are worth it for the price!
     
  11. outphase

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    I've used 2 Sony DVD+Rs that worked just fine.

    The kernel for Ubuntu beyond 6.06 broke something DVD-R capabilities.
     
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    Buy that thing...you will not be dissappointed. I bought one after getting my wiikey and now 5 of my friends have bought the same burner from newegg. It is a great drive. Also I had a lite on drive previousely and it worked 3 years with no probs. It was just time to upgrade to something faster. Also the lightscribe labels look sweet ( the ones form the label pack floating around out there.)
     
  14. Edgedancer

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    I have Verbatim DVD-R DL
    DVD-Recordable Dual Layer and they go up to 8.5 gigs and I would like to know if ones that big work or do dual layered discs work.
     
  15. Bloodgod

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    I finally got my WiiKey install. I have to say that TDK DVDr (-) white tops work really well.
     
  16. Warm Woolly Shee

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    Sony DVD-R works great.

    Memorex DVD+R didn't work very well.
     
  17. andyfreeman

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    I am using Taiyo Yugen 8x TG02 and have not had one DRE

    All work perfect with no clicking etc
     
  18. mikeosoft

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    i use thems Imation DVD-R 16x but i never burn faster than 4x

    neva had a coster yet....
     
  19. outphase

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    I recently used GQ DVD+Rs for SPM and they worked unlike my Imation DVD-Rs although this might just have to do with that issue I had with -Rs
     
  20. philipcooper

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    i use tdk white tops verbatim have all been costers for me anyone else having this problemm