Anyone have trouble with using larger Micro SD cards??

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  1. jacobbones
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    So I just bought the supercard two and it is an incredible product.

    I am using it for the snes emulation as much as the ds games

    But I initially purchased 4gb micro sd cards and then went overboard on the roms and seems a larger card is needed.

    Just wondering if anyone has had any issues when using a 16 gb card? Not sure if you have a large card with alot of stuff on it if it will slow things down and cause games to not play correctly or any other issues.

    Thanks
     
  2. Black_Knight_666

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    Im using a 32 gb sdhc and it's fine.

    only issue was the video player wouldnt read any vids.. formatting solved it.
     
  3. jacobbones
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    Been searching around, looks like I may be better off going woth a 8gb card.
    the 16gb ones seem to have slow read/write speeds from what I see
    Im not going to buy a sandisk from what I read about the current quality,a nd taking a risk on a $50+ card that I hope will be allright doesnt sound like a smart move

    Just wanted a big card as Im giving a DSI with the supercard to my nephews and wanted to cram it full of as many games as I could
     
  4. Uthuriel

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    well i use a 16GB sdhc and i have no problems
     
  5. jacobbones
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    What kind is it?
    The more I look at what a good card to get is the more posts I see about this brand being crap, this game not working on that card.

    I dont know what to get.

    I just came across this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820220524

    Looks allright, think I might just try that out
     
  6. RoMee

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    I'm using a 16gb sandisk class 2 and everything works fine
     
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    When you get it, could perform a quick test to see what it's Latency and Read Speed is ?
    You'd need HDTach(free program) and a Card Reader.
    8GB Class 6 and I get 0.9ms and 14.9 MB/s

    If it gets near them speeds I'll probably buy one myself, and if you could check the Write Speed too, not sure what you can use for that though :/
     
  9. hullo8d

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    I have the same card as RoMee, and the only trouble I ran into was with Mario vs. Donkey Kong Mini-Land Mayhem (issues with graphics) and Dark Dawn (wouldn't load). It's all good now since supercard released a patch to fix both.
     
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    Can anyone find me a site with similar prices for micro sdhc flash cards that will ship to canada or within canada?
     
  12. Hax Mega

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    I got the card in tonight and I used crystaldiskmark to test it. the results say it has a read speed of 19.80MBps and a write speed of 14.60MBps
     
  13. EJames2100

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    Very nice, I think their write speed test is a little innacurate tbh(CrystalDiskMark that is) as I get 10+ MB/s with my Class 6 and pretty certain I don't get that when I'm actually copying the files. And pretty certain it's not a pc issue as it's the same on others.

    The read test is pretty accurate and I like the look of that speed, Latency should be very low, would be nice to have a number to go with it though.
     
  14. Hax Mega

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    The latency was .5 when I tested on HDtach.
     
  15. EJames2100

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    O.o
    Overall, that is one beastly card, massive performance for quite a low price too, be ordering soon I think.

    Thank you Hax [​IMG]
     
  16. jacobbones
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    Its got like 7 reviews, one of them says it failed in a week, couple good ones and couple more not so good.
    You guys sure thats a good card?
     
  17. snake2

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    only one way to find out, if it blows then I can always flip it on gregs list
     
  18. jacobbones
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    So has anyone tried the wintec class 10 card yet?

    Just wondering if its any good. It keeps getting 1 bad review for every good on newegg. But seems most of the bad are that it doesn't write at class 10 speed
     
  19. Gh0sti

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    i have 8gb class 2 sandisk never had a prob with it
     
  20. Stevetry

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    what can i use to test y micro sd cuz some games are not working in my 8gb Kingston clas 4