Which DVD-R brands are good to use for backup games on softmod/hardmod

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  1. kano
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    I’m not sure if this is the right section to post this, so please if its not just move it accordingly. thank you :)

    Before you all start shooting with answers I personally know that usb loading is much more faster and convenient to use as I already use that method and also I know that the best DVD media to use is the Verbatim DVD-R using imgburn @ x4 speed
    All I want to know is if there is a chart or list with good dvd’s and which to avoid ? so in the future I will have more choice to use

    Your help is much appreciated
     


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    I know I've seen one before, not on this site though. Did you try googling it yet?
     
  3. kano
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    obviously yes already tried google but nothing was convincing except all recomended verbatims
    just need to know what else is good out there

    here I have a choice of ATI, Intenso and Aone brands but cant find verbatims anywere were I live except for ebay etc... and cost+shipping is not worrth it
     
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    It doesnt matter.. I am using Sony DVD-R as regular and I dont have a problem for under 2 years or so.
     
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    I used to use them sony ones also.
    never had a bad burn.
    i just to get em off play or ebay. £6.99 for 50 disc,
     
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    Verbatim DVD-R burned at 4x speed with ImgBurn is the best way to burn a game for the wii drive. You can also use Sony DVD-R discs burned the same way. I had some heavy problems with some cheap dvd pack, no idea which brand they were.
     
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    I already know that verbatims are the best but is there something else like on 2nd or 3rd choice ?
     
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    As I said Sony DVD-R is very good too, would be my second choice.
     
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    It really is not obvious to assume that you already tried google because most people here seem to have never heard of it and tend to ask questions that have already been answered 500 times. You're an exception. :D
     
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    Anything that may be listed as "ritek/ridata" under IMGBurn DVD log dump
     
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    We have all heard that Verbatims work great, but I also hear that Memorex is good for backup loading, and my local Walmart just happens to carry Memorex exclusively.
     
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    I'm a try first, ask later guy, check my join date and check my few posts, :)
    I ask questions when im really desperate to
    besides I have been following this great site since then and learned lots of stuff on softmodding and other things too
     
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    Quality of burns is'nt only affected by dvd brand.
    Also the DVD drive manufacturer in combination with the media is very important.

    As a rule Verbatim DVD's and Tayo-Yuden are very good choices IF they produce good burns with the used burner.
     
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    Now, I dont know how kinky the Wii is with DVDs compared to xbox, gc and 360.
    But Ive used almost exclusively Memorex and Maxell DVD-R and never had a bad burn (ok, once when I fucked up the settings, but that was my own fault lol).
     
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    I used DVD-R and DVD+R for GC back-ups but i didn`t had any problems. I tried with many types of DVD and i think if your burner is ok(LG and ASUS is mine) discs should be readable in your Wii.
     
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    Yeah at first you don't have problems, but if you use it a long time your drive can't read it anymore, that happens with DVD-R too but not that fast.
     
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    I'm using Sony DVD-R, came with a free downloadable movie (didn't use it, they all suck), 2 pack of 20 each, for about $20, bought it because it was the Cheapest at Walmart (or Target, I forget).
     
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    I've used Sony (Mostly 4 Gamecube games) as well as Memorex DVD+/-Rs!! lol They're both pretty good!! lol
     
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    I use Maxell DVD-R. Not sure if those are any good though.
     
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    Been using Verbatims for 360,Wii and GCN.

    Never had any problems with them.
    I also started to use Verbs for DVD movies and music discs.
     

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