How much space to keep free for saves?

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by joshwill80, Nov 16, 2007.

Nov 16, 2007
  1. joshwill80
    OP

    Newcomer joshwill80 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2007
    Messages:
    63
    Country:
    United States
    I'm currently waiting for my M3 Real to arrive in the mail. I have read that the save games are saved to the SD card. I'm wondering how much space should be reserved on the card for game saves? I will be using a 2gb card, and I'm estimating that I can fit around 45 games on it. How much space do you typically use for game saves?
     
  2. lagman

    Former Staff lagman I wish I was green.

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2003
    Messages:
    4,071
    Location:
    Me, To You
    Country:
    Mexico
    Typically 512kb for each game, although some games use a little more IIRC, Nintendogs being one of those games.
     
  3. jtroye32

    Member jtroye32 GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2006
    Messages:
    420
    Location:
    Michigan
    Country:
    United States
    I heard you're supposed to keep a certain amount of free space on your card at all times because if you fill it up completely there will be issues with speed or something.. is that true?
     
  4. Lumstar

    Member Lumstar Princess

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2006
    Messages:
    3,531
    Location:
    Darling
    Country:
    United States
    Nintendogs is 2mbit, or 256 kilobyte. The highest DS save type is 4mbit as of yet.
     
  5. lagman

    Former Staff lagman I wish I was green.

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2003
    Messages:
    4,071
    Location:
    Me, To You
    Country:
    Mexico
    Yep, but the M3 Real creates 512kb save files for all the games.
     
  6. joshwill80
    OP

    Newcomer joshwill80 Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2007
    Messages:
    63
    Country:
    United States
    Thanks for the info. It is possible to have 3 saves per game correct?
     

Share This Page