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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182243

I bought rosewill dvdrs from newegg because they were cheap 100 pack for 17 bucks after stupid taxes it was 18 bucks but thats cheaper then what I'd get dvdrs at stores for. People have said they experienced problems with alot the discs on newegg but I think that those people are liars and other dvdr company's writing bad stuff down so you buy their product instead.

Aren't all dvdrs basically the same quality just with a different brand name on them? I've never used rosewill dvdrs before but I've used cheaper brand dvdrs in the past and they worked just as good as the more expensive brands.
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No, not all blank discs are the same. Some are made cheaply while others are made with more quality depending on what company you buy from. If discs are made cheaply or with poor quality control they can definitely result in many coasters. Personally I like using verbatim discs since they've never failed on me yet.
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Damn, I better not get alot of coasters if so I'm going to write the worst review down ever. 18 bucks isn't that cheap I only saved like 4-5 bucks at the most when I could have went for another brand. They better work great.
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Keep in mind I do realize that 1-2 bad discs on a 100 dvdr set is acceptable. I usually get 1-2 coasters on even bigger brands. But if someone is getting like 10-20 coasters then they didn't get a deal.

EDIT: its coming in mail so I haven't tested if they work yet. I'll post back on here my impressions of this brand. If its a good deal or if you should avoid.
Edited by IlovetheChosenone - 7/25/11 at 3:31pm
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Right now I have a set of Memorex and I've had like 1 or 2 coasters so far off a 100 dvdr set. I'm thinking thats not so bad. Is Memorex consider one of the better brands? I probably have like 30 or so left right now and I doubt I'll get anymore coasters. The weird thing tho I'm not sure if its with Memorex or all dvdrs but on Nero I have to burn under 4.0gb file sizes other wise it doesn't burn videos correctly for me.
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Memorex is an ok brand IMO. I have been using Sony and Verbatim which are both good brands.
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Verbatim or Fuji Film has always served me well.
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Memorex is an ok brand IMO. I have been using Sony and Verbatim which are both good brands.
I liked both of them but they're expensive and I only get them when they are on sale.
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Back when I used to burn...stuff, I probably had 4 coasters out of 500 discs. All memorex dvdr-dl. Terrible luck with sony. It also depends on your drive as well.

Also, brand doesn't matter as much as manufacturer. Find out who actually makes the discs. Taiyo Yuden was praised for its quality at that time.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone View Post
Keep in mind I do realize that 1-2 bad discs on a 100 dvdr set is acceptable. I usually get 1-2 coasters on even bigger brands. But if someone is getting like 10-20 coasters then they didn't get a deal.

EDIT: its coming in mail so I haven't tested if they work yet. I'll post back on here my impressions of this brand. If its a good deal or if you should avoid.
lol, i have a friend who if i didnt tell otherwise, would think hes smart by writing to every disc to see if it was broken or not.
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