GBAtemp X-Rom 512Mbit Kit Review

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Mar 27, 2004
  1. shaunj66
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    GBAtemp.net review of the...
    X-ROM 512Mbit Kit
    from Easybuy2000.com


    The first GBAtemp.net hardware review is finished and now online,
    today we reviewed the X-Rom 512Mbit kit from Easybuy2000.

    We'd like to thank Easybuy2000 for sending us the kit for review!

    Please check out our review by clicking here.[/p]
     


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    I was thinking buying the X-ROM, but i didn't knew if it was any good.
    This whole information helped me a lot. I will buy one [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Thanks!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Its a great job [​IMG]
    this will help many people [​IMG]
     
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    Heh, this has helped me decide which flash cart to get, and this has helped me a lot, now if only they would send me one [​IMG]
     
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    im still thinking about buying, because its quite big and expensive (130E is a lot for me)
    why dont they have a 256MB one???
    well, i think i have to wait till my birthday [​IMG] but when i got the money, im definitly going to buy a X-ROM flash card

    btw. i got 2 USB ports on the backside of my keyboard [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    It looks like a god among Flashcarts from what I'm understanding...
     
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    Looks like a card i need to buy!!! Does anyone know of anywhere in the UK to buy one of these?? TIA
     
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    Great Review GBAtemp!! I'm not getting one, staying with my EZA-F, but this will help a ton of people.

    Keep it real! [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah good review even if half of it was praising LittleWritter and not the cart, heh. Out of curiosity did you get to keep the flash cart, lolz [​IMG].
     
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    Littlewriter is a nice piece of software though. [​IMG] Did I get to keep it? Hmm. *Looks at own sig* [​IMG]
     
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    How long do you think until pogoshell supports 512?

    Also, how easy is it to pull apart the cart case so that i can respray it black?
     
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    Sounds perfect..until you read the flash times.
    Think I'll stick with EZFA.
    Great review though.
     
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    The next version of Pogoshell due for release in the next few weeks should support the full 512Mbit according to Sasq himself.

    There's a small screw at the top of the back of the casing, which you can remove and pull the casing apart. So it shouldn't be too hard spraying the casing.
     
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    People complain about flash times too much. Oooh, big deal, it takes an extra minute or two; it's not like we're talking about hours here. As for people wanting to paint the flash card... Come on, who cares what colour it is... Mine could be shit brown and I wouldn't care. As long as it gets "shit" done!
     
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    Wait a minute here, they GAVE you one? Wow, I mean, its not like we are a real e-mag like gamespot or something... this could take us places hehe...

    Nice review, ive been considering buying a flash cart for a while now, I dont have a sp though (hey I LIKE my normal GBA), so no X-Rom for me!
     
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    Well you guys have sold me... (Shaun needs to write more reviews, with the added KiVans take added to them [​IMG] )

    I'll been thinking about getting one for a while, simply because I'm sick of only playing them on my pc (sorta ruins the whole portability of the GBA) but I wasn't happy with the size of the carts.. ( Still might wait for a 1 gig one though...)

    And since my pc sits on a desk, the cord lenth would be perfect for me, and it's set at a decent price...
     
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    great review Shaun. Send that cart over so I can test it too ;D
     
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    I like the low price for a 512m cart, but I prefer to have a seperate linker to flash the cart in. Flashing with this set drains the GBA battery quicker and the USB cable is too short and bulky.
    But it seems this is a reliable cart and has good support. That's what people want to hear.
     
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    Thanks for all the compliments guys. [​IMG]

    But remember the X-Rom works on BOTH regular GBA's as well!! Not only GBA SP's! [​IMG] I just made the review using my GBA SP.

    And there is a 1Gbit X-Rom coming soon too, it's available for pre-order now! [​IMG]
     
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    great [​IMG]
     

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