I was about to buy an R4i Gold from PeachDS

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  1. discodance77
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    but all they had was a r4i sdhc dual core, which I had never heard of before? After some research, both it and the r4i gold are pretty much the same. Which is better, and is PeachDS.com a 100% reliable site if I choose the dual core?

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    I'm going to play on a DS Lite if that matters. I also have a 3DS but am not worried about playing 3ds games on a flashcart.

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    I heard the DStwo and Acekard2i can emulate Nes GBC and Snes games, running a homebbrew emulator, can either the r4i gold 3ds rts or the r4i sdhc dual core run any of those emulators?

    Thanks in advance for answering any of my questions, it's going to be my first time buying a flash cart and I am super excited.
     
  2. discodance77
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    Should I buy a

    R4i sdhc dual core 2015
    From peach ds

    Or

    R4i gold 3ds rts
    From Nds-card
     
  3. Lycanroc

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    I don't know about which websites are reliable, so I'll skip that question

    I have a Dual Core, and NES, SNES and Game Boy/Color emulators work great. There's also a Game Boy Advance emulator for DS, but it's hard to set up, and has a tiny compatibility list, most games end up glitchy. If you want proper GBA emulation, you should get a DSTwo
     
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    R4 dual core are crap. I owned one, which had slow sd access, unupdatable and had major compatibility problem. It also "bricked" after I tried to use YSmenu. I highly recommend you to get a super card dstwo. And NDS-Card is reliable and accept paypal. But expect slow shipping, 2-3 weeks.
     
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    Yeah from what I heard about dual core is that it's one of those cards that drops support soon. R4i Gold 3DS Rts from Nds-card would be a safe, efficient buy? I'm going to use a DS Lite only, would NES SNES and GB/C emulators work fine?
     
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    Yeah this is going to work fine.
     
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    Thanks for answering my questions VinsCool.

    Now, just to clarify, so I dont f*** up. I'm going to order r4i gold from use on my DS Lite. Aside from being able to play ds games, I will be able to run NES and SNES games? Will the SNES games be good quality (no lag, sound issues, etc) want to know because I want to play Super Metroid for the first time.
     
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    That card will be fine for NES (NesDS) and GBC (Gameyob) emulation, but if you want half decent SNES emulation, you'll need a DSTwo, although I probably would hold off with that at the moment as the save state menu constantly locks up in the GBA and Snes emulators on the new DSTwo's.
     
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    Yes, but you won't be able to just stick the NES and SNES games on the card and be good to go, you'll need emulators.
    SNES emulation is OK on the R4i Gold, it depends on the game you're trying to play and what emulator you're using. lolSnes didn't work at all for me, I believe the other one is Snemul? Anyways, Snemul has some layer issues with games, and from what I've observed, it seems like the worst layer issues are with EarthBound and Donkey Kong Country. I don't remember there being any sound issues, and I believe there was little to no lag in every game I played.
     
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    Well that stinks, where's there use case causes on the new cards posted at? I just got mine in the mail today and am setting it up this weekend. Hopefully the save state issue is resolved in a firmware/software update.
     
  11. Megaben99

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    NES GBC will be fine -- SNES not so hot. This probably isn't helpful, since you want to emu on a DS, but if you want portable SNES emulation, think about a PSP. Easy to install CFW and emu SNES very well.

    Great choice on Super Metroid btw :gba:
     
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    i can confirm that buying from nds-card.com is reliable.
    they ship from singapore and it arrived to europe within one week.
    i imagine shipping could be even faster to canada