Taiyo Yuden manufactured CD-R media is the best in my opinion.
I wouldn’t recommend just any Verbatim CD-R media - they rebrand some mediocre stuff as well as some good stuff.
Verbatim Pastel CD-R (available in Europe) is manufactured by Taiyo Yuden and I’d recommend those.
Verbatim Super AZO (old name) or Verbatim AZO (new name) is perhaps the second best generally available CD-R.
If you can find Fujifilm CD-R that are Made in Germany, those are also very good.
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