[QUOTE=chef;2497387]Yeah, probably burned too fast?!
Try burning at max 8x.
PS. Seems you have burned slow, but the pickup unit/laser on the ps2 itself can go weak…[/QUOTE]
You misunderstood what I meant when I said the 2x-12x thing.
I meant that I burned multiple copies of the same game (DDS, in this case). One at 2x, one at 4x, one at 6x, etc. The one at 4x works the best but it still had the issue.
Either way, I’ve figured out the issue.
It’s my burner’s fault.
At random points during burning, the buffer will drop to nothing and then pick right back up again. It’ll do this 3-5 times per disc. When I’ve scanned the finished result in Nero Disc Speed, I get huge PI Failures at around the same point the buffer went down (in the range of 11-12). My thought is that with 3-5 of these per disc, it has trouble reading it. Odd thing is that my burner has never had this issue with everything else I’ve thrown at it, which leads me to believe that my burner just doesn’t like the Taiyo Yuden brand.
On The Bright Side: My cousin is going to give me his old Lite-On drive from his computer to test if there’s any difference in burn quality. If so, then he’ll just give it to me.
So, yeah, I post my results once I get the Lite-On in my computer.