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[HELL NO]Are TDK DVDs any good, normally I get sony/verbatim

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next week, assuming the price holds, I could get some

TDK DVD+R 16X 4.7GB Full Logo 50 Packs

$10+tax each

How are they compared to what I mostly get - sony and vertatim 100packs for about $25-35

My DVD burner is an LG GH22LP20 that works fine, can burn at 22x, even has lightscribe but I never use it

need them mostly for video/audio/data files, and a few DVD movies
Edited by Mit Namso - 4/8/11 at 3:40pm
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I have always used generic crap dvds and have yet to ever have issues.
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I'll probably get some sony 50 packs for $12.5 each, that I didn't see there at 1st

so I'll get a

$18 6 button mouse 1600dpi if it falls apart, oh well
$18 dual analog controller with rumble pack "
$25 2x50 sonys
plus tax and over-knighted for $77

DONE
Edited by Mit Namso - 4/8/11 at 3:42pm
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I've found TDK's made in the past few years to be basically junk. I'll only use Verbatum with the AZO Dye or Sony's made in Japan of the ones readily available from brick and mortar stores. Otherwise I get the better Taiyo Yuden's or Falcons.

Newegg has 100 packs of the Verbatum AZO Dye 16x +R's on sale for $17.99 with free shipping using coupon code EMCKFKB39
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post #5 of 6
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they do have two different sony 50 packs there, both -R

1 is $12.5

http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=035486

the other is $15 called Sony DVD-R 16X 4.7GB Silver Cake Box 50 Packs (50DMR47RS4)

http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=027994

whats the difference?

but then they have the normal looking sony 100 pack I have a few of, for $27
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I'm thinking the BULK one (the cheaper one) might be in a generic wrapper instead of the full Sony packaging. I don't guarantee that is the case, but when only one says bulk that's quite often what it is. I would imagine they are actually the same disks though, but again I can be 100% certain of that.
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