Discussion in 'Xbox - Backup discussion' started by jbrd, Jun 10, 2004.
what are the best dvd-r discs to use when backing up games?
ritek g04 and depends o which dvd drive you have in your xbox mine plays +r better than -r but some wont play +r so just try some of each see what works best for you but go for ritek g04
here is what I use, have found great success with
Ritek dvd +r and -r
Sony (OEM type or retail) dvd+r and -r
(I havent tried cdr discs on philips)
(also , in my opinion, the philips drive is the easiest and most sucessful to "tweak" - ie laser pot alignment)
Just about ANY dvd-r, and some unbranded or cheap brand +r, weird though that most brands dont work for +r (I believe ritek DO work though)
Memorex dvd-r work especially well with samsung drives
memorex cdr cdrw work well too
Samsung, like most xbox drives, does not like dvd-rw (only +rw)
Ive also been able to play just about ALL cdr cdrw in my own samsung
Compusa, memorex, and quite a few dvd-r work well
(sony maxell etc and again ritek, they rock)
Thompson does play certain dvd+r too, but has a lot of problems with cd media, it also seems that thompson is more picky from xbox to xbox
The best discs I found for the money were on ebay, SONY OEM about $35-$40 for 50, shipped
never once lost a disc with them.
Hope it helped a bit
ok guys thanks for the help. i did go buy some memorex dvd+r it was my first burn and it didnt work. dont know if i did it right or the disc didnt work. guess ill keep experimenting. thanks again.
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