Kerry56: Any particular reason you prefer the TY over the Verbatim’s?[/quote]
I’ve always had good luck with the TY 8x +R disks. Good compatibility across a wide number of drives and players. And they are a good choice for older burners that may not have firmware updates for newer media.
I’ve also had a little less variance with TY than Verbatim. My latest cakebox of Verbatim is a relatively poor batch…these were made by Prodisc and most of my previous Verbatim were CMC made disks. Of course they still burn well and playback just fine, they just show more initial PIE and PIF than most of my earlier disks.
Doesn’t mean I won’t buy Verbatim again…in fact I have another tub sitting in the wings. These are CMC made, with a PAPA hub code, so I have higher hopes for them.
By the way, the 16x TY isn’t held in as high esteem around here. I haven’t tried them myself, but the consensus of opinion is that if you are buying 16x media you are better off getting Verbatim.