Are the transfer speeds on the micro sd adapters supposed to be this bad?

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  1. lukasic
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    I bought an used PSP 3003(they said 3004,but w/e) it has no stratches it looks like new....It came with a micro sd to memory duo with a class 4 4gb memory card...The transfer speeds are awful,i'm talking about 4 mb/s when copying over to psp from PC....I recall my old PSP transfers being much faster,and a class 4 16 gb on my S4 is a lot faster....The SD is a verbatim btw...
     
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    That is correct speed.

    Those adapters translate MSPD signal to SD signal back and forward, which is why it is that slow.
     
  3. lukasic
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    Will it affect actual gameplay on the PSP?If not,i'll get a 16 gb stick tommorow....Not sure if it can support a whole 16 gb though,it's some brand called MAXmemory,never heard of it.....
     
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    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Don't know, cause I tried such adapter before, and it fried my microSD card alone with it. Most people seem okay with it.

    I personally stick to real MSPD card. I'm using 2x Lexar 32 GB MSPD card right now.
     
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    Damn...Guess i'll risk it then,it's not like memory sticks are expensive right now...Thanks,....
     
  6. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Vivid and busy gamer

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    I would prefer to play it safe and just buy a 32GB memory stick, like trumpet said, those adapters can fry your microSD card/s.
     
  7. Kouen Hasuki

    Kouen Hasuki Kouen the Cyber Husky

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    Personally ive never had issues with my photofast 5200 (genuine) and 2x16gb class 6 sandisk cards but I can only speak for myself
     
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    never had any problems with my micro SD adapters and i'm constantly copying files on/off of them for years. micro SD memory is too cheap nowadays not to get one
     
  9. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    What do you do for a living again ?

    Seems weird for one to have such knowledge…