I'm having constant reading errors with my 64GB SDXC Card.

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by adrian2040, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. adrian2040

    adrian2040 GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 8, 2008
    These errors started a few days after I started using the card. The 3DS would say there is a reading error, either in-game or in the menu. This happens at least once or twice a day. It's a SanDisk card and I'm pretty sure it's a legit one.

    Any help, please?
  2. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

    Sep 8, 2009
    One's inner self
    32 GB is the maximum limit for SDHC (SD High Capacity, utilize FAT32 format) cards, as 64 GB & higher are SDXC (SD eXtreme Capacity) that utilizes exFAT (aka FAT64) format which isn't supported by the 3DS at this time.
  3. Oxybelis

    Oxybelis GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 10, 2010
    You can use any filesystem on SD(HC/XC) : EXT4, UDF and so on. FAT32 too.
  4. Pedeadstrian

    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

    Oct 12, 2012
    United States
    Sandy Eggo
    The 3DS "supports" up to 32GB SDHC. So it may "work," but the possibilities of problems occurring isn't negligible, and I would just recommend using a 32GB one. Do you actually need the extra 32GB without having to transfer any files?
  5. MeowTheMouse

    MeowTheMouse GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 2, 2008
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    I'm having card issues my self, my card is 128GB, to use it with your 3DS it needs to be formatted to FAT32.
    I used this:
    Worked perfectly, but my read/write speeds are extremely slow which is pretty annoying (4 mb/s), I came to gbatemp to see if anyone other than me suffered the same issue and if there are any solutions. I can't Imagine how annoying will it be once I have 25 gb of games, would take 3 hours to copy.
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