GBA Pak or RAM Pak

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by GWizard, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. GWizard
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    GWizard Member

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    I have a simple question:

    What can a GBA Expansion Pak do that RAM Pak doesn't except GBA Games compatibility?
     
  2. g6team

    g6team GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    The only difference really it is the GBA gaming compatibility with the GBA Expansion.
     
  3. BoosLee

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    I heard that the RAM pak has enough ram to cater for the web browser, but fails on some homebrew like Quake 2 DS.

    I've had my GBA cart for about 2 weeks now, i'm pretty happy that i got it over the rumble RAM pack.

    I don't play my GBA games much, but at least i have the RAM there and ready for anything that needs it. To be honest i'm not that concerned about the rumble feature, hell, i haven't even tried mine!!!
     
  4. Fat D

    Fat D GBAtemp Maniac

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    it only has 8 MB of RAM, the GBA Expansion has 32 MB. It does not matter for the official browser, but it is a significant difference for RAM-enabled homebrew.
     
  5. Madridi

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    so the gba pack has ram as well? (meaning there is no need to buy ram pack?)
     
  6. Joe88

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    yup

    if you have one, no need to waste money for the same thing
     
  7. Madridi

    Madridi Card Collector

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    damn.. already did that!
     
  8. themuddaload

    themuddaload Creepin' hardcore.

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    anyone know how much ram the ds has on its own? just curious
     
  9. Chrono_Tata

    Chrono_Tata GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Pretty sure it has 4MB internally.
     
  10. Joe88

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    yea

    4MB internal ram
     
  11. sjones900

    sjones900 GBAtemp Advanced Member

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    I had the rumble ram for about a month and it started to fail and crash the browser and it would vibrate insanely at time so I bought a ez 3 in 1 works perfect had it for 2 months still going strong