Some Verbatim cd-r's have crystal coating which is quite scratch resistant.
However TY has ceramic coated disc's. Now if That's ceramic coated are as cool as the old EMTEC TY disc's then I would say TY wins.
Why well I can remove the whole ceramice coating (leaving a silver disc) of emtec media with the use of huge force and the media itself is still playable.COOL Or what.
Also Plextors Taiyo Yuden Top Layer is very nice. (thick good layer !)
Oh and I don't like MBIL made stuff and that includes stuff with MCC atip because:
A to manny times a poor perfomance when it comes to ageing tests (Real life and accelerated ageing !)
B hardly any side coating on the sides.