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    I'm really new to the 3ds hacking scene and I would like to know if I am able to use a 64 or 128 gigabyte micro sd even if it is sdxc?
     
  2. Hopalongtom

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    If formatted correctly yes!
     
  3. lone_wolf323

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    You will need to format the SD card to Fat32 using a PC would be easiest. I got a 128gb card for my one 3ds and a 64gb for my other i got.
     
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    Thanks!
     
  5. VictorMoreno015

    VictorMoreno015 GBAtemp Regular

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    3DS consoles are not optimized to run anything over 32gb but its possible. Just use a external program to format it to FAT32 and it will run it. Despite it being completely unlikely, expect some random crashes.
     
  6. hidd12

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    Format it to FAT32 w/ 64k, mine's on that and runs smooth, only problem is I need more 3DS games
     
  7. LeoIeiri

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    what program need for format? and old3ds support 128GB?
     
  8. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    doesn't make a difference if old or new 3ds. they officially support only up to 32GB but you can format a higher card to fat32 and usually works fine
    (people reported some slow loading on 64 gb+ cards or some crashes, but usually works fine)
    any format program will do, if you are on windows you can use https://fat32-format.en.softonic.com/

    keep in mind, format will delete all data on the sd card, so move the stuff to another place if you care about it
     
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  9. LeoIeiri

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    First copy my sd 32 gb to pc and format new sd and copy to pc data to pc
     
  10. Starboy

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    the cluster size is supposed to be 32k as far as i remember the 64k also works but for all games like gba etc 32k is the best option
     
  11. hidd12

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    No issues on my side, haven't tried for emu n such, only 3DS/Homebrew games(including ScummVM/easyrpg)
     
  12. thund3rstruck

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    Yup works just fine if it's formatted correctly
     
  13. NightlyParadox

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    Use an external app to format it to FAT32 and use 32k cluster size but, 128GB cards work flawlessly (In my case N3DS).
    The only thing that I have noticed with my 128GB Samsung is that it takes a couple seconds longer to get everything loaded after powering up the device.
     
  14. Starboy

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    I have a 64 gb samsung and yes it takes little longer to load but works flawlessly, another thing when i first wanted to use the card it was being used in aky3ds plus, i formatted the card and the 3ds wouldnT recognise the sd card than after two failed attempts on good formatting softwares i triesthe gui format for 64 bit and voila the card worked


    Sent from my iGadget
     
  15. NightlyParadox

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    Same as me, took me 3 different attempts with various formatting programs to get my card to read. 64 bit GUI Format was what worked for me.
     
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