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    DVD writing people, Ritek still reliable?

    Are these discs good?

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    http://www.rambox.co.uk/rambox.php?f...&category_id=9

    I've been using Ridata for a while but i wanted to try a printable disc, is Ritek as reliable?

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    Ritek are about the best out there for making backups, just make sure it has the ritek g05 dye and they will work on 99% of standalone players.

    Never had a failure with a ritek dvd-r yet, used over 200 of them.

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    Yup, that dye is spot on, no complaints from me either.

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    It depends what kind of burner/firmware you have.

    I've gone off Riteks and much prefer discs with a Taiyo Yuden TYG02 dyes like these:

    http://svp.co.uk/products-solo.php?pid=843

    They're a bit more expensive, but the quality is perfect on my NEC burner.

    I tend to check out the cdfreaks forum before buying:

    http://club.cdfreaks.com/forumdisplay.php?f=33

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    ever since i started making backup's / burning DVD's ive used Ritek disks and like the boys said above the g05 dye is second to none
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    I've been using Verbatim disks here and at work for a while, never had a problem with them.

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    this thread:

    http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?t=176799

    seems to slate ritek pretty bad

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcos
    this thread:

    http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?t=176799

    seems to slate ritek pretty bad
    People who have a problem with something are always going to be more vocal than those who are totally happy, i can only speak from personal experience and having used a lot of ritek g05 dvd`s i am vey happy with them, not a coaster yet.

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    Ritek a fine for value, but there -are- more variance to them from batch to batch.

    Taiyo Yuden are overall more consistant, assuming you are getting the real thing

    It is also worth noting that a *good* burn is not just a burn that does not end with a coaster

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    Quote Originally Posted by TooNice
    Ritek a fine for value, but there -are- more variance to them from batch to batch.

    Taiyo Yuden are overall more consistant, assuming you are getting the real thing

    It is also worth noting that a *good* burn is not just a burn that does not end with a coaster
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    Im using those exact ones linked at the moment without any problems. Mainly because its fullface printable, and secondly, because Rambox is close to where i live
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    always had good results with ritek, for me, failiure rates seem to be very low (only 2 duffers out of 200, and they were the marked), ive had some of the R1 recently and they have been good, but i have had slightly more duff ones than the G05.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TooNice
    Ritek a fine for value, but there -are- more variance to them from batch to batch.

    Taiyo Yuden are overall more consistant, assuming you are getting the real thing

    It is also worth noting that a *good* burn is not just a burn that does not end with a coaster
    well yeah i also want a disc that last a long time too in storage.

    Can you link me to where you buy your Taiyo Yudens please?

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    Marcos, if you look at the my post earlier in this thread you'll see a link there to SVP. Basically you want any dye with TYG02 as the media code. These are 8x Tayo Yuden discs.



    And if it's important stuff I always verify the disc after burning. Most software has this built in but CDCheck is good as a stand alone programme to verify a burn.

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