Just what i have found about about media so far.
Ok just sharing what i have found out so far.
I have a ver 7 ps2 and have a magic 3 mod chip installed.
I have the sony Dru-500a dvd burner.
I went off to staples and got 3 pack of memerix dvd-r's (12 dollers
I used Record Max 4.5 and they worked with no problem at all. Burned them at 2X.
I also bought a 25 pack of ML DVDR 4.7 (White Top): 25 dollers from cdrdvdrmedia.com. Burned 3 none worked. Now i then used Nero ver 188.8.131.52. Burned them at 1x (all the faster they would burn) Working great 3/3 since then.
I also bought a 25 pack of ACU DVDR 4.7 silver tops and Record Max 4.5 failed on them as well so i used nero and wouldent you know it they worked again with nero. They burned at 2X.
The other great thing about nero is it will adjust the burn speed for the type of dvd you are useing. It would always pick 4x for me and when it went to burn would switch it to 1x or 2x depending on the dvd-r that was in there. Also did all these at Read speed max. I got some tdk and verbaitums on the way am going to test them out as well and will let you guys know. Thanks again for all the help on this site thought i would share what i have found out mabey it will help some one out