GBAtemp's Official Wiikey Review

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  1. Opium
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    GBAtemp's Official Wiikey Review

    Wii modchip review








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    GBAtemp.net's Official Wiikey Review is now up!



    A plethora of modchips has assaulted the Wii left, right and centre. It seems barely a day passes before another chip is announced. Hopefully this review will help you cut through the fat and see whether the Wiikey is the chip for you.



    Many thanks to Cheapmod for providing the Wiikey for review.



    [​IMG] GBAtemp.net's Wiikey Review



     
  2. niklasnyfiken

    niklasnyfiken GBAtemp Regular

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    You're like 2 months too late.
     
  3. Opium
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    better late than never? [​IMG]
     
  4. tjas

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    In dutch we say: Ik zie door de bomen het bos niet meer
    Translation: Thanks to the tree's I can't see the forrest no more, which means that there are so many modchips that you hardly know any more which is good or not...
     
  5. alanchiz

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    This may be late, but its a good review, and the first Ive read with info on the dumping tool.
    I havent got a wii yet, but Im looking forward to getting one of these when/if I do, just as long as I can find someone to install it for me!
     
  6. OSW

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    Thanks for the informative review. I've been holding out on the wii until the modchip scene is solid enough.
     
  7. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

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    Great review. I'm glad the wiikey is good as I've just got one fitted, should be getting it in the post tomorrow [​IMG]
     
  8. Hooya

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    [hijack]
    The equivalent English saying is "You can't see the forest for the trees". The meaning is slightly different though, it usually means that someone is looking at so many details (the trees) that they miss the large issue (the forest).

    Interesting how that's a little different.[/hijack]
     
  9. AeroScap

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    I dont care! It was about time there has been a counter to maxconsole's stupid cyclowiz review....

    That and this is one very well written and covered, congrats opium!
     
  10. spokenrope

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    I think he just doesn't know what the expression means. [​IMG]

    I think I'm going to order my WiiKey today. As a US guy in Michigan, does anybody have any recommendations for who's good for reliable shipping at a good price?
     
  11. thieves like us

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    left of the pond
    I'm still waiting for anyone with any import originals to try them out (both gamecube and wii discs). anyone?
     
  12. pelago

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    Nice review. I thought it was generally now accepted that it is better to burn at the disc's rated speed rather than always at slow (4x) speeds?
     
  13. jpxdude

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    Nice review [​IMG] I fitted a wiikey in last week, and although started off bumpy, it is a solid little chip, and working great. Be aware that the wii is picky with media! From many posts, I think it doesn't do as well with DVD+R's than it does with DVD-R's
     
  14. Arm73

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    Excellent !
    Just in time......My Wiikey is supposed to be delivered today or tomorrow after an awful three weeks wait...
    I had no doubts about it's performance, but still it's refreshing(for my memories) to have a nice review and mini installation guide with lots of tips at hand just before I will attempt to crack open my Wii.
    The process of the quick solder, seems even easier then I thought it might be...[​IMG]
     
  15. bobrules

    bobrules GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Very nice review. I'll get this for sure once my wii is here.
     
  16. imgod22222

    imgod22222 GBAtemp's Original No-faced Member

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    damn, i wish you had this review a day before, i bought my wiikey yesterday. Now i need to hunt down little wires.
     
  17. Dirtie

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    There's a Cyclowiz review yet to come as well [​IMG]
    (it would have been finished by now, but I ran into some, uh, technical difficulties [​IMG])
     
  18. Kiljaeden

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    Opium,
    Which wiikey installer did you use?
     
  19. Critical_Impact

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    Give ozmodchips.com a go. They have installers all around the place and maybe you can ask for the name and number of one in Sydney.
     
  20. Opium
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    GCmodchips, I did it via appointment as the store is closed. He operates from home now.