Is Sandisk a good brand for MicroSDHC?

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  1. Rebound
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    I want to get a 4 gig one, will it work on CycloDS like my current kingston 1gb?
     


  2. ojsinnerz.

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    Not likely. Sandisk ones are slower compared to kingstons.
     
  3. Rebound
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    once i get into the game will it be ok?
     
  4. DS64

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    Well its okay other than the fact that a few games will freeze on it because of its speed. I tend to stay away from Sandisk.
     
  5. CeePhour

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    The 4GB SanDisk microSDHC they carry at Best Buy is only Class 2... I'd stay away. Unfortunately, for some people, they can't order online with cards and have to pay with cash or checks, and have no choice but to buy stuff like this.
     
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    I dont own the 4GB version but I do own the 2GB version, it plays all games just fine except for 2 or maybe 3 games.
     
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    Well I'm thinking of getting a SanDisc 8GB Class 4 microSDHC card. Would it be worth getting?
     
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    I have that. It works fine, but freezes every once in awhile on my SCDS1 SDHC. It happens fairly often, but it's not too bad. It should work fine on Cyclo, for it's less picky with micro sd's.
     
  10. Rebound
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    So does that mean the games will have problems or wqill just take a while to load?
     
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    It'll be slower than the top brands.
    Try Castevania: POR on the sandisk. And if that works, pretty much almost every game will work.
     
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    Kingston, Toshiba and A-Data makes good memorycards that are worth the money, Sandisk don't.
     
  13. Urziel

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    i just came back from Cyclods forums... how come people say that Cyclo is ok with kingston? there is a thread there with people who fried their MicroSDs due to the new firmware... anyone that has any ideas?

    http://www.teamcyclops.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5280 here is the thread, enjoy
     
  14. Toni Plutonij

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    I'm using SanDisc 4GB Class 2 SDHC on my Cyclo DS..And I don't have any problems..Been using it for several months, played lots of games, no freeze whatsoever..It even plays Castlevania: PoR..

    Looks like I just got the right card!! [​IMG]
     
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    I have the Sandisk 8gig and Castlevania PoR works just fine for me on the Cyclo. Ive used Sandisk 1gigs on the R4 and now the 8 gig on the CycloDS and never had any problems with their chips.
     
  16. ojsinnerz.

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    Mine freezes too often...
     
  17. Rebound
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    Thats just what I wanted to hear, thanks
     
  18. krazykirk

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    The firmware that fried the MicroSD cards were highly unstable beta builds. The problem has been fixed in the v1.3 release.
     
  19. gaol

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    Exactly same experience here with the same card.

    A lot is made of speed classes with no proof it is the actual cause of problems. My sandisk has worked perfectly.
     
  20. Bob Evil

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    I bought official SanDisc & Kingston cards, and they work fine for me ... I have no idea about speed classes and such lol