I have never gotten anything close to "sub par" "value line" TY Media.
I now have over the past year bought 600 for myself and 400 for a friend of
value line from shop4tech (300 have been TYG01 and the others TYG02).
I know the whole "value line" issue has been discussed to death and some think it is sub standard
while others like myself think it is not. I always though it was a way for them to clear out inventory,
I could very well be worng but that's ok.
Maybe I am lucky but all my "value line" media has been clean and burned perfect.
Here are two scans I just did tonight.
edit: I do agree though that if you must have TY 8x go to Rima you know
what your getting, no question about it.