Cheapest flash card for DSI

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by AndersB, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. AndersB
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    Hi!

    I'm looking for the cheapest flash card for my DSi with version 1.4.5E.

    But I find it relatively hard to find which card that is the best of them xD

    I have looked at these,

    R4 SDHC Dual-Core 2017 for New 3DS /3DS V11.2/2DS/DSi/DS Lite/DS - http://nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=507

    R4isdhc GOLD Pro 2017 for New 3DS /3DS v11.2/2DS/DSi/DS Lite/DS - http://nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=490

    Ace3DS PLUS - https://www.digimartz.com/ace3ds-plus_p1026.html

    Which should I get in that price range? :-)
     
  2. BARNWEY

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    The top two are guaranteed to work on the latest DSi and 3ds firmware, so I'd get those. I have little experience with the Ace3DS PLUS so idk about that one...
     
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    So you got experience with the two R4SDHC cards? :-)

    And what about the year that is printed on them? :-)
     
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    Just so they can make more money, there is no difference between the 2016 and 2017 cards. They'll support the 2017 cards for a longer time though...
    P.S. Just a little tip, look at the website on those cards and make sure they say r4isdhc.com. There are a lot of fake versions of those carts on the market...
    Edit: Do not buy the dual core card, it is fake...
     
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    Okay thanks will look for that :-)

    But i should go for the gold card then?
     
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    I've noticed that cards with the year printed usually have issues. If the 3, I'd go with the second one. This one is a bit more, but you know compatibility won't be an issue. Also, yes support may be dropped in 2018 for your gold card.
     
  8. ShinyMK

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    R4i - Cheap ASF, And works VERY well, mine lasted me 4 years.
    Also buy from here its the only legit website I know of: http://www.nds-card.com/ (GBATemp's Sponsor too!)
     
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    The second link will work for Any "DS" and "3DS" so DS, DS Lite, DSi, 3DS, n3DS.
    The first one will not work with any 3DS.
    But since your getting it for the DSi just go for the first one.
    If you plan on getting a 3DS, Get the 2nd one as its only a couple $'s more.

    Just to mention the R4i (GOLD) 3DS RTS is imo a bad card, Ive had 2 of them and they are basically terrible rip offs of "r4i-sdhc.com" cards.
    I recommend this one: http://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=146
    Its only 2-3$ more than the DSi only one so might aswell get this one right?

    They have taxes, but they are included in the price so if it says $13.99 thats pretty much what ur paying, if not it will be a few cents more.

    Yes China, but it doesnt take months just a week or 2 if your outside the US, otherwise a bit sooner.

    Also dont bother buying tracking its GARBAGE it literally just says "Left carrier facility" .................... "Delivered". Waste of money.

    Again, only buy an R4i/3DS that says: "http://r4i-sdhc.com" there are loads of fakes.
    The year ones are a complete trash waste of your money, basically the same product but just a year number that makes no difference changed.
     
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    I got an N3DS XL Hyrule eisitikn but I haven't through of using an flash card with that because of the chance of getting banned xD

    But maybe I should just get the 3DS one :-)
     
  12. ShinyMK

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    Get a 3DS one, Its impossible for nintendo to ban you for it.
     
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    Oh maybe I should read.. xD

    It only plays NDS games so i guess I don't have to worry then.. :-)

    What about the value on the package?
    Because if it's to high we got to pay import fee :-/

    And right now it's around 10 that's max..
     
  14. Ryccardo

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    Yes, buy an r4i-sdhc (red box) instead of an r4isdhc (white cards with year), the former is the cheapest yet well working card, the latter... well, in my experience they self-brick a little too easily

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    Bought an original R4 (excellent on DS/Lite/CFW 3DS but not DSi) which was $6, they wrote 5 on the package, 3 weeks and half to Italy (and tracking is good in my country)
     
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    No idea, All I know is its Free Shipping :3
     
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    Buy the second one. Apart from the SuperCard DSTWO which is way more expensive, it's the best card on the market, and doesn't have a time bomb like the cards with a year printed on them usually have (after a year or two the cart stops working until the team releases a kernel update, assuming they even do, or you turn the time back on the DS)
     
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    R4's drain the battery quickly. (As iv'e read)