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Kingston is probably the best there is, at least for the DS.

Make sure it's Kingston Japan and not Taiwan, as the latter has some speed issues.

EDIT: GAH! Damn you Renegade...
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Since we're at this topic already, what is different about "official" Nintendo Wii SD cards compared to regular SD cards?
 

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they're made by sandisk and say 'wii' on them , seriously though i don't think theres any difference to a normal sd card.

Just remember don't buy anything over 2gb and make sure it's not SDHC.
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Since my thread asking for input on a SD card purchase was deleted (or otherwise lost to the ether), I did a custom Google search for "best SD card" and found this thread.

Is a Kingston 2GB SD card still my best option?

I'm currently using a Kingston 2GB microSD card (that I had previously used with my CycloDS Evolution) with an SD adapter and it seems to work just fine, but I'd like a dedicated SD card (so I can use the microSD card as a backup for my DS).

If most users agree that Kingston is the best for 2GB cards, where should I purchase the card from? In other words, what store gives me the best chance of buying a card that was manufactured in Japan?
 

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joshuatm said:
lol, super bump
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now, the wii can accept sdhc cards.
get it from amazon.
I've already purchased one dud (for my purposes, anyway) SDHC card, as I posted about here.

I'm specifically looking for what GBATemp users consider the best 2GB SD card(s) for the Wii.
 

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I've used some cheap generic 2gb one off ebay that works fine on my Wii and Bootmii.
Why bump an old thread when you have another thread similar to this?
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Edhel said:
I've used some cheap generic 2gb one off ebay that works fine on my Wii and Bootmii.
Why bump an old thread when you have another thread similar to this?
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Because my other thread is in regards to SDHC (larger than 2GB) cards. After seeing just how few 8GB SDHC cards are supposedly compatible with BootMii, I figured it might be best just to replace my dying 2GB SD card with another 2GB card.
 

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BanditKing said:
Kodak 8gb $15 at kmartI didn't find the Kodak 8GB SDHC card on the BootMii compatibility list and the Kmart weekly ad for my area advertises the sale price as $20 for the 8GB card.

QUOTE(BanditKing @ Dec 13 2009, 04:44 AM) Works better then slow lame Kingston!
I've never had a problem with my Kingston microSD cards in my CycloDS Evolution and I've read several recommendations for Kingston cards elsewhere. I think this is the first I've ever read a complaint about a Kingston card.

EDIT: What capacity/model of Kingston card do you have? Maybe one of the models is a dud.
 

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Any SD (or SDHC)
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(like a bigger one) , will work *iF* and only if it is the Wii's "bottom" most USB slot, via an (recommended equally fast) SD(HC) reader (SDHC to USB). That is, formatted to WBFS using a windows WBFS formatter and installer.

This same SDHC will not work (load) in the other USB slot, or the SD(HC) card slot.

This requires an added program (wad/channel) to run from said USB slot.

Do not be confused, Wii version 4.0 and high can now use SDHC *BUT* it does not always work; because some software uses component apps that can only still do SD (only). The Wii SD slot DOES NOT yet fully do full SDHC; comprehensively.
 

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sYndrome13 said:
BanditKing said:
Kodak 8gb $15 at kmartI didn't find the Kodak 8GB SDHC card on the BootMii compatibility list and the Kmart weekly ad for my area advertises the sale price as $20 for the 8GB card.

QUOTE(BanditKing @ Dec 13 2009, 04:44 AM) Works better then slow lame Kingston!
I've never had a problem with my Kingston microSD cards in my CycloDS Evolution and I've read several recommendations for Kingston cards elsewhere. I think this is the first I've ever read a complaint about a Kingston card.

EDIT: What capacity/model of Kingston card do you have? Maybe one of the models is a dud.


The 8b kodak card was much faster then the 2g kingston card I had for transferring files, and performance, plus it worked with all applications including BOOTMII which that list is not properly maintained.
 
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