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Posted 16 July 2006 - 06:45 PM
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Posted 17 July 2006 - 07:56 PM
That is pretty much the truth. They will all work at recording your data. The difference to you may be in the writing speed of each kind. Look up the specs of your particular DVD burning drive and choose the media that will burn the fastest for you. For instance, here are writing speeds for a DVD drive I own:
and he said there was pretty much no difference between them... just sort of a marketing thing...
Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs!
Posted 17 July 2006 - 08:23 PM
Posted 18 July 2006 - 11:49 AM
There is not a lot of difference between DVD-R and DVD+R as far as reliability goes. OTOH there's actually more difference between brands than you might think. The ones that test out best seem to be Taiyo Yuden and Verbatim.
RW disks, plus or minus, are more prone to data loss and not considered suitable for permanent storage.
For more info on Taiyo Yuden, which is sold under different brand names, see here:
The entire CDFreaks website is a gold mine of information on media and recording.
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