Are DS games executed from a flashcard slow and choppy?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by RandomPSPJoe, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. RandomPSPJoe
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    Or do they play just like when you insert a DS card into a 3DS?
     
  2. s4mid4re

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    That is totally dependent on the speed of your micro SD card; a faster micro SD card provides good gameplay, while slower micro SD cards usually causes lag/choppiness. On most flashcarts, slower micro SD cards usually causes some problems (mostly white screens) because micro SD cards obviously weren't built to work on flashcarts.
     
  3. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    see above

    dam ninjaed
     
  4. RandomPSPJoe
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    So a SDHC card with fast transfer rate will be just like running normal DS cards? :I
     
  5. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    depending on the flashcard

    my DStwo with a 16gb (4)speed sdhc card doesnt notice a thing games ran perfect
    and neither did my 8bg (2) speed (2 is the lowest) noticed no change games ran perfect
     
  6. RandomPSPJoe
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    I am going Acekard 2i because that are the only ones you can buy preupdated over here in my country :/

    Hope it will work good with a SDCH card [​IMG]
     
  7. BlueStar

    BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I actually found non-SCHD cards were better for games which experience some choppiness, like Animal Crossing.
     
  8. Quincy

    Quincy Your own personal guitarist :3

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    This depends on the flashcard, the speed of the SD card and on the game itself.
     
  9. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    So basically don't cheap out on the MicroSD. Buy a class-4 or class-6 one, and don't get it from some chinese site or ebay. Buy it retail.
     
  10. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    Class is the write speed, not the read speed.
     
  11. robo989

    robo989 GBAtemp Regular

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    One could safely assume the 2 are roughly proportionately linked, which they are.
     
  12. tigris

    tigris Sentient Existential Anthropomorphic Sweet Potato

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    Lol, I bought the cheapest one I could find in Argos.
     
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