Nintendo Partners with Western Digital to Create Licensed Switch SanDisk Memory Cards

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by T-hug, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. Sonic Angel Knight

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    If i start seeing fake SD cards for this brand, I gonna be pissed. :hateit:
     
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  2. driverdis

    driverdis I am Justice

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    I will stick to my 200GB SanDisk MicroSD tyvm. I use Samsung EVOs when possible but the 200GB SanDisk was the better deal.
     
  3. Abu_Senpai

    Abu_Senpai The Red King

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    NINTENDO PLEASE DO NOT DO WHAT SONY DID WITH THE VITA MEMORY CARDS!! Make the Cards cheap.
     
  4. the_randomizer

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    Or, you just get regular micro SD cards.
     
  5. Xzi

    Xzi Console Hacker and PC Gamer

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    What? There are already fake SanDisks out there, along with fakes for every mSD card. Just buy from Amazon or somewhere reputable and it's not an issue.

    It's impossible for them to do what Sony did, microSDs are cheap already. Also useful for more than one device.
     
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  6. supergamer368

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    well whaddaya know





    so which do i buy?????
     
  7. Eddypikachu

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    The real question is if these SD cards will have that bittering agent they put on their cartridges
     
  8. sarkwalvein

    sarkwalvein More coffee, please!

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    The one sold by Microsoft of course.
     
  9. sansnumen

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    Unfortunately, Lexar is being discontinued by Micron, and Toshiba makes the NAND chips inside all SanDisk microsd cards, so it does not matter that the brand is SanDisk instead of Toshiba. All the current options for NAND are Samsung, Toshiba/SanDisk and SK Hynix. All the other major brands use NAND from those 3 suppliers.
     
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    Just in time for Xmas, them parents with no clue need this guidance with a price.
     
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  11. rileysrjay

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    Well it depends. Do you want the Microsoft one that plays 4k content or the Nintendo one that has Mario on the cover?
     
  12. emmanu888

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    I would buy one if the price also included the game that's advertised on the packaging.
     
  13. DuoForce

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    $20 this is gonna be way higher than the regular micro sd cards
     
  14. the_randomizer

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    $44 for a 128 GB micro SD card, $78 for a 200 GB micro SD card, if those aren't good prices, I don't know what is. These ones are gonna be at least twice the price.
     
  15. TheDarkGreninja

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    So just to make things clear, these are exactly the same as the ones that are already out there?
    (Like my 256gb Sandisk card I own)
    Read speeds seem the same.
     
  16. the_randomizer

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    All about the brand names, that's all.
     
  17. TheDarkGreninja

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    Welp, that's stupid. I already have 6 256gb micro sd's I don't need any brand nonsense.
     
  18. hyprskllz

    hyprskllz Gashatto!!

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    Rather than call it Nintendo official licensed product, they should call it Nintendo Switch Edition.
     
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    I hope it isn't as overpriced as the Vita's micro-SD cards.
     
  20. Xyphoseos

    Xyphoseos Hack or no games

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