Is it worth it?

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  1. kodos84
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    I already have a perfectly fine r4 with a 1 gig microsd. I ran out of room so i'm going to go buy a 2gig. But i'm considering buying an acekard or something for the extra space with a sdhc. Is the extra space worth it?
     
  2. UltraMagnus

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    the extra space, and better game compatibility is worth it (no need for arm7 fix etc)
     
  3. Goshogun1

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    Right now I am using the M3 Real, with and 8GB SDHC. I couldn't imagine going back to 2GB. I started with 1GB, then 2GB, then 4GB, and finally 8GB. The added memory is totally worth it (I am still out of room, because the NDS has too many good games). I recommend the M3 Real myself, as it has been very dependable. It is also updated very often, so it has very high compatibility.
     
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    I second the M3 Real. Best GBA-playing slot 1 flashcart you'll find, and with M3 Sakura it also has the best firmware. Anyways the R4 is totally outdated, and 2GB just isn't enough anymore. Even if you want to be on the cheap side and get an Acekard, it's still a major upgrade over the R4. The compatibility is tons better, the firmware is better, and it's still being supported. You definitely need to upgrade.
     
  5. Isaiah

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    hmm funny that I have korean broadcast over here in australia and korean dealers were selling r4's like there was no tommorow
     
  6. ShAdOwFuRi

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    Memory is cheap these days, I don't see any reason not to fork out an extra 10-20 dollars for alot more memory.
     
  7. DSAndi

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    Hard to beleave, i havent seen any GBA playing slot1 flashcard yet. They all need a slot 2 extension.
    Also there are many firmwares with nice UIs out, i wont say sakura is the best. Its nice and different but the best ?
     
  8. ShAdOwFuRi

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    Best is Acekard hands down.
     
  9. ryukyus

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    If I didn't already have my R4 I would probably gotten acekard instead
     
  10. Sportsmaniac1322

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    Of course it needs a slot 2 expansion, how stupid do you think I am? What I'm saying is there's no other combo of a slot 1 and a slot 2 expansion that gives you RTS and RTC. Also, in my opinion Sakura is the best GUI out there. There are definitely other opinions on the best (CycloDS and Acekard's UI's come to mind) but I still think that Sakura trumps those two.
     
  11. PettingZoo

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    I third the decision of an M3 Real imho it is the best flashcart with Sakura and the Triple Booter. I've got 4gb sdhc card which holds alot of games, though I'm planning on upgrading to 8 - 16gb. A word of advice don't what ever you do, don't get an R4 clone they might say they are top of the line but they are the lowest O_O.

    Also Kuraudo39, what channel is it on (I'm in QLD)?
     
  12. Sportsmaniac1322

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    What do you mean by making it "homey"?
     
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    I don't get why everyone keeps saying "oh it has better compatibility". Seriously how many non shovelware games can the r4 not play? And even those that it can't play you can spend a total of 10 min (if you new to arm7 fixes and etc.) fixing it. In my opinion if you have a working r4 there is no need for a new flashcart.