The Matrix, gold and silver DVD

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  1. Binh Vu

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    I have a silver DVD, yesterday I saw another one gold color. I don't know if there's any different between silver and gold discs??? The packaging of both are "almost" the same.
     
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    Hmm... ALMOST the same? how do you mean?

    Gold discs mean they're dual-layered, whci is the case for most discs. I heard that a studio (i forget whicih) got a new method that stamps doublelayered discs and keeps it silver, i dunno if its just a new pressing, or you got something fishy...
     
  3. Binh Vu

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    I still have both discs at home. Packaging "almost" the same, just one a bit darker than other. And in the back, there're some letters bigger than the other and one come with (something like) PC/, not on the other. Even numbers on barcode are the same.
    I just wanna know which one is better to keep.
     
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    The silver dual layered dvds are supposed to be less apt to have technical glitches or laser-rot.

    I would guess that the silver pressing is newer.
     
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    In the early days of DVD, Dual-layered discs, like "The Matrix" used to always be gold in color. That's no longer true; it's now possible to make silver-colored dual-layered discs.

    I imagine that the discs in question are identical, content-wise, but the silver one was from a more recent batch.
     
  6. Jeff Kohn

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    Am I the only one who thinks Warner needs to release a new disc with higher bitrate/better transfer and a new DTS track? I love this movie, but technically the disc is no up to reference standards in comparison to titles being released today.
     
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    forget seeing a DTS disc. Warner tried DTS (and did it VERY poorly) and it didn't impress them

    As long as the disc is in a snapper, it's 99.9999% likely to be legit if it's R1
     
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    I would love for The Matrix to be released in DTS. I would run out and buy it right away.
     
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    I would love to see a rerelease with DTS? How did Warner do DTS poorly? They released them in full bit rate which no one does anymore. For some reason Warner has recieved a bad rap for DTS but they still do support it.
     
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