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BD-R Discs - Cheapest Best Quality Media

Postby hoxlund on Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:52 am

Ok Im purchasing the LG 6x Bluray burner (GGW-H20L): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6827136137

Where is the cheapest place to get bluray write once (bd-r) discs

so far its maybe $14.99 with free shipping from supermediastore.com: http://www.supermediastore.com/tdk-blu- ... media.html
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Postby Ian on Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:29 am

What speed do you want to write at? The cheapest way to write at 6x is probably Verbatim's 2x BD-R media.
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Postby hoxlund on Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:20 am

sorry, it doesn't matter the write speed, i have quite a few pcs around that i can have a dedicated bluray burner
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:16 pm

Geez Hox.... don't pay more then $10, that'd be what I would sell Verbs at.
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Postby hoxlund on Sat Apr 19, 2008 4:36 pm

i checked best buy employee discount:

Sony 2x BD-R is $12.32 plus local tax

or

Verbatim 2x BD-R is $12.59 plus local tax

between those 2 brands, which one? and i think thats the cheapest im going to find bd-rs for
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Postby Ian on Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:16 pm

I've been happy with both but if you want to burn at 4x or 6x, you'll need the Verbatim's.
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Postby hoxlund on Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:10 pm

thx ian, burn quality at 2x for both media? who's is better?
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Postby burticus on Fri May 02, 2008 1:47 pm

Newegg has Ridata for $10, but shipping is $6
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6817132051

Buy.com has a verbatim 4x 2 pack for $35 but is free shipping.
http://www.buy.com/prod/verbatim-blu-ra ... 69223.html

The verbatim seems more costly, but once you factor in the $6 shipping for the ridata at newegg it's only 1.50 more per disc. Plus I'd take verbatim over ridata personally... and it's 4x instead of the 2x ridata.

Staples has sony 2x media for $20. This is high, but it's nice to know you can find it locally if you had to...

Man this SO takes me back to 1996 trying to find cd-r media under 10 bucks a pop. And that was before anyone shopped on the internets... best buy and the officemax/depot's were the only game in town.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Fri May 02, 2008 7:43 pm

Stick with Verbatim or Sony... don't bother with RiData.
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