Is this media good?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by Konachan, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Konachan
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    Konachan Advanced Member

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    Oct 13, 2009
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    I Know what everyones gonna say when they read this "VERBATIMS ONLAY BIATCH!!!!!ADSNCADSKJADVJBDFBVHJDBVDASHJUDFBVKJDAFBVJL" but i was looking on amazon Because i used up my Memorex Spindle (Really sucked, 15 coasters out of 25 In a spindle with lots of Manufactorer Defects) and found this
    http://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-50-Pack...6989&sr=8-4
    AmazonBasics DVD+R DL And looked it up and Saw it is Rebranded Ricoh Media and Made in Japan And uses Organic Dye.

    And i was wondering if anyone here Has used em and were satisfied (thinking of buying em because you Get 50 for 30$ rather then 25 for 30$ for Verbatims)

    Edit: Also while on topic, Are HP DLs good? or are they Shitty-Outsourced-CMCmagnetics-Landfillmaterial like memosux

    Edit2: lol ALSO on topic, do Lightscribes work? i mean i think they would but i want to make sure it doesn't use A Different dye that makes your 360 laser go "ASDF!!!"
     
  2. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Apr 21, 2008
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    Of course, there are several non-Verbatim media that work but from my own experience, Verbatim have the lowest chance of coaster-ing. Of all the Verbatims I've burned, I've only got 7 coasters. Compared to other media that tend to lose around half of those I burn, it's a marked improvement.

    Best thing to do is see for yourself, since the burner itself is as important as the media. I hear that Pioneer make the best DVD drives, yet it's been a while since I've seen any in shops.

    Lightscribing is an entirely different aspect to DVD media. It requires a compatible DVD surface, but other than that is has no effect on how well or not it will burn.
     
  3. godsakes

    godsakes GBAtemp Fan

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    Oct 8, 2007
    the cheapo Aone seem to work fine. No more coaster than the Verbatims (coasters are probably caused more by my basic DVD drive than the media i use) while they probably won't last as long as a verbatim, most games i only complete once anyway (too much choice when you pirate) so there's little sense paying 4x as much to keep them longer
     
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