choosing an r4 card

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by ParkerSTP, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. ParkerSTP

    ParkerSTP Member

    Apr 3, 2016
    United States
    I would like to play ds and dsi games on my 3ds using and r4 card. currently i have the 2015 version of this card: but when playing games like pokemon white it freezes a lot, and with so many options I would like to know which one works the best?
  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

    Jan 11, 2016
    R4i Gold RTS from
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  3. ParkerSTP

    ParkerSTP Member

    Apr 3, 2016
    United States
    okay thanks

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    but will it work with the newest 3ds firmware?
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  4. Hakkitboss0

    Hakkitboss0 Advanced Member

    May 4, 2017
    United States
    Top of the World, New York
    I just bought the R4 RTS 3DS Gold card, and I have no idea what to do with it. I have a New 3DS XL with 11.4.0-37U firmware. What do I do???
  5. nechigawara

    nechigawara Citizen of Gamindustri

    Oct 14, 2006
    If you want to use R4 Wood Kernel, you need to go with R4i GOLD 3DS RTS , @Lilith Valentine recommend it.
    But, if you don't want Wood Kernel Features, you can go for a $4 cheaper R4i-SDHC 3DS RTS, which reccomend by @gnmmarechal.
    Both of them support real time save and cheats (Not real time cheating like DSTWO).

    But, if you want to use ntrboothax, Acekard 2i is the only option now. But, this one doesn't support real time save.
    Since R4 Wood Kernel is a modified version of the Acekard Kernel, you should get all R4 Wood Kernel features with Acekard 2i.

    This is what R4 Wood Kernel offer:
    Last edited by nechigawara, Aug 5, 2017
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  6. CheatFreak47

    CheatFreak47 Complex Donut

    Oct 11, 2011
    United States
    Michigan, USA
    1. Format the microSD card to FAT32, w/ 32KB Cluster size.
    2. Download the kernel and woodR4 for the R4i Gold 3DS RTS (here)
    3. Extract the RAR file and place the files from it on the root of your microSD card.
    4. Place some NDS roms on the SD card.
    5. Safely Eject the SD from your computer and place the microSD in the R4i Gold 3DS RTS.
    6. Put in DS and all should work fine.
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