Can you elaborate? I (or anyone else) can make similar claims. Also this "blah" is close to provocation in my book. - You have the right to voice any opinion you like, but mind your manners.
You can consider our user data here, and C't test results, as not elaborate enough, but at least the results are public, in the open, everyone can have access to it. What about your own "testing"?
This is NOT to say some people will not be happy with MBI discs, but simply that it will be a lesser number than something like MCC or TY or higher grade media. In two words, this disc would be "mixed results".
Recently, there has been more reports of these "mixed results" with MCC discs than it used to be. More, actually, than with discs from manufacturers considered as "less good" (CMC, MBI, Prodisc.. ) sold under reputable brands.
Historically, MBI media is not all that super, something that needs to be remembered, don't catch "Ritek Fever" because of one ID from a company that seems to be good.
Don't do the same because of MCC004. MCC03RG20 is very variable, as was late MCC02RG20 before production stopped. Lots of reports of bad batches of MCC media recently. Face it: things change. I'm not gonna live in the past.
So it's not "Ritek fever", it's considering the now. In this fast changing optical media industry, history has very little value in my opinion, except to keep things in perspective. On the contrary, it distracts from the actual value of present media production. Dismissing a good product just because a company used to produce lesser products, or on the other hand trusting blindly a company that has produced good products in the past, is dimissing the fact that the world has changed a LOT during the past 30 years. Branding and reputation don't have the same value than it used to.
I'm still interested in some data from your "statistically sound testing".