TDK SA-X or Maxell XLII-S which do you prefer?

Which blank cassette tape does everyone prefer here at Audiogon in terms of sound quality and reliability,Maxell XLII-S or TDK SA-X? Thanks for any opinnions,Keith H..

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The Maxells I recorded 25 years ago on a Yamaha tape deck consistenly sounded better to me. The Maxell XLIs were especially good for rock. And I think more of the Maxells have survived but both are very reliable for cassette tapes.