Good R4 flash cart?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by NickDanielMarian, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. NickDanielMarian
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    So I'm planning on buying myself a Nintendo 3DS. Searching for flash carts in my country, I've only found a few R4 ones. Thing is, I've heard many are fakes, and if you could please help me by telling me which one of the following is good, that would be great. Those are the options:

    -"R4i 3DS WiFi"
    -"R4i RTS Dual Core v1.45 v10.6"
    -"R4i RTS Dual Core v1.45 v10.1.0.27"

    I know they would run DS games only.

    Thanks.
     
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    None of them are great. All of them have crappy UI. Get one from r4ids.cn or get a DSTWO instead
     
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    Do they work though? I don't mind UI... Those are the only ones I found in my country(Romania) and I can't afford shipping cost from other countries.
     
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    They work, but with very questionable quality.
    As previously stated, aim for an R4i Gold from r4ids.cn. It's cheap and officially supports Wood R4.
     
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    You can't really go wrong with any card at this point. But the red box just got an RTS update last January.

    When was r4i gold's last update again? And don't tell me it doesn't need updating anymore. The rts feature could still use work.
     
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    they all have more or less the same features at this point. hell, they're probably hacked from one another in the first place.

    and yes, you CAN go wrong with R4iSDHC.com stuff, the latter 'dual-core' two. R4i 3DS RTS 'WiFi'/R4i-SDHC.com is fine, though. at least if that's his only option.
     
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    Several of the online dealers of R4i Gold 3DS from r4ids.cn appear to offer either free or very cheap shipping.
     
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    They are clones of r4i-sdhc.com but they don't get updates. Game compatibility is still high though.
     
  9. NickDanielMarian
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    Thanks everyone for the answers, I'll try getting a Gold, if not I'll get the R4i RTS WiFi.

    Edit: Just noticed I posted this thread in the wrong place... supposed to be in the 3DS flashcart subforum... if a moderator could please move it, thanks.
     
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    R4i Gold 3DS (RTS) version. It's THE best DS-mode flashcart.

    Looks like this:

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    Its there any trusted UK based supplies of the above card??
     
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    Yeah i seen that list, but the only UK distributor they have on there actually isnt in the UK, their in Canada!