How much will fit on a 1Gb card?

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May 4, 2007
  1. Jesticle
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    I don't know how large of a card I want so I'd like to know how many roms (or homebrew apps) will fit on a 1 GB card.
     


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    8 NDS games, 50 SNES games, 5,000 pictures, 200 songs, with plenty of room to spare.
     
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    i have 16 games on mine, one of them 128mb, mostly 64's.
     
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    My sisters one gig card has around 20 trimmed games with about 100 megs left.
     
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    i've managed to fit 28 games and comic book ds and 6 comics on my 1gb card [​IMG]
     
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    27 trimmed games, 1 ds browser, 16 gba games, 4 snes games, 1 scumm game (dott), 6 homebrew apps, some music, 6 comics, 5 themes, and 1 episode of southpark - all on a 1gb card - whew!
     
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    How did you fit all of that? 200 songs would take almost 1 GB alone.
     
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    i think he meant 8 NDS game OR 50 snes game, OR 5000 pics, etc.

    edit: or he has 1 pixel pictures, 5mb games, and 3 second songs [​IMG]
     
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    Ogg, 64kbs, I took what I have on my G6 and doubled it. SNES games are extremely small, I have 25 on my DS right now. 256x192 JPEG images.
     
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    or maybe he was being sarcastic [​IMG]
     
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    I've fitted about 35 on a 1gb card. It depends on how big the roms are, trimming them also get them down to size.
     
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    41.8 MB's free with 18 games on my card.
     
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    I've got 21 DS games and 45 GBA games (all trimmed) on my 1 gig card right now, with about 55 megs of free space.
     
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    you lot do know that 1Gb is 512MB

    what most of you lot are talking about are 1GB....

    you coudl fit in 4 128MB games. or 8 64MB games.
     
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    Right idea but wrong maths.
    1Gb = 128MB
     
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    I don't know what you mean with 1Gb card... but I guess you mean GigaByte and not Gigabits (which you wrote in topic).

    GB = GigaByte
    Gb = Gigabit

    1 GigaByte = 8 Gigabits = 1024 MegaBytes
    1 Gigabit = 128 MegaBytes

    The most common size of DS games are 512Mbits (64MBytes).
    Some games are as small as 64Mbits (8MBytes) though.

    Since 1024/64 = 16, you'll fit about 20 games on a 1GB card with some trimming.

    But you could also easily fit 128 NDS games in the size of 64Mbits [​IMG]

    Check the G-Online list and do the math yourself. All game sizes are in bits, so you have to divide them by 8 to get the size in Bytes.

    For example... 0016 Metoes is 512Mbits which would give you 512/8 = 64Mbytes.
     
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    yeah thats what i meant... [​IMG]

    i guess i musta mucked up [​IMG]
     

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