I use the same settings for both XGD2 and XGD3 games in both Imgburn and ABGX360. Also use Verbatim Singapore discs, 8x or 2.4x. My settings are as follows:
Smart Burn checked
Force Hyper Tuning checked
Over Speed Writing checked
Online Hyper Tuning checked
Clear OPC History before every burn.
Tools > Settings > Write
Perform OPC Before Write checked
Enable BURN-Proof unchecked
Layer Break (For DL Media) Calculate Optimal
Tools > Settings > Verify
Process Priority: Realtime
Tools > Settings > I/O > Page 2
Buffer Size 200 MB or as high as your system can handle
Make sure your computer is defraged.
Burn in safe-mode.
Burn at 4x.
Remove the spike checked
set Speed to 4x
Run in safe-mode.
Verify that data is within these specs:
PI MAX should be 100 or less & PI Average should be 5 or less
PIF MAX should be 4 or less & PIF Average should be 0.20 or less
Nero Score should be no less than 90