Acekard 2 or Acekard RPG?

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by ben_not_benny, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. ben_not_benny

    ben_not_benny GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 25, 2008
    Toronto, Canada
    I plan to get a new flashcart soon and I've taken Acekard as one of my possible choices.

    So which one is the better Acekard? Acekard 2 or Acekard RPG in terms of usefulness/price.

    I understand the Acekard RPG has build in memory with USB port and a MicroSD(HC) slot, and is a bit pricey compared to the Acekard 2. Is it really having all those extra features?

    All comments/suggestions are appreciated, thanks!
  2. xaznwi3rd0

    xaznwi3rd0 Advanced Member

    Aug 4, 2007
    United States
    California, United States
    The Acekard RPG is only pricey because it has built in NAND memory.
  3. cory1492

    cory1492 GBAtemp Maniac

    Jun 23, 2005
    Home, WhereElse?
    I for one would go with AK2, mainly because RPG is not readily available aside from a couple asian based e-tailers.
  4. FreshSoul

    FreshSoul GBAtemp Regular

    May 16, 2008
    United States
    I got the ak2 because it was cheaper... a lot cheaper. go do akrpg doesn't offer that much more
  5. Shadow#1

    Shadow#1 Wii & 3DS Softmod Expert

    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    Get the ak2 mine just arived today from dealsextreme [​IMG]
  6. Narin

    Narin The Cheat Master, kupo!

    Former Staff
    Feb 19, 2008
    United States
    The RPG is actually better due to it being open source, basically it has "unlimited" potential due to any developer can make their own firmware for it and just about anything they want for it. Though it comes at a price, its more costly.
  7. s0ldats

    s0ldats Member

    Mar 12, 2007
    United States
    ^^ yeah it may be better, and open source will allow 'any developer' to make their own firmware, but who aside from the BBS team is really working on the firmware?

    i see not much development otherwise.
  8. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

    Dec 14, 2004
    New Zealand
    The acekard team would provide developers with the AK2 source aslong as they are trusted, the AK2 source is closed source for a reason. I'd say go for the AK2, most if not all official development has moved towards that.
  9. MystikEkoez

    MystikEkoez GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 5, 2006
    United States
    AK2 would be better for a budget solution, otherwise the RPG is the best investment due to it's NAND memory.
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