1. AltF4ke

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    I'm considering buying the SX Pro, but is it really worth it? Or will a free open-source backup loader be available soon using CFW like Atmosphere?
     
  2. Masacci0

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    depends on you. What is worth more for you? Money or time?
     
  3. Xandroz

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    its all according to your prefrence.

    some people see atmos as an open source and good but stuff take time, as they do it for free. so you never know how it will be with updates concidering its emunand based.
    also it has no working backup loader yet.
    who knows when it will come.

    i was going to wait for atmos but for 40 dollar to get a pc-less dongol to push the exploit and a jig and a firmware with a backup loader.
    that was it for me really
     
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  4. AltF4ke

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    Where I live its double that price :/, but yeah can see where you're coming from!!! Thanks :)

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    Money :) I'm happy to wait just as long as it comes in soon-ish (around 3-4 weeks lol)... knowing that atmosphere is open-source, probably won't happen.
     
  5. Red1Reaper

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    I would recommend you to wait for the Xecuter thing to be relased and see what other people say about it, is always better to buy things whit reviews.
    We don't know if it is worth whitout user reviews.
     
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  6. MightyMoe

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    Well said.. Money comes and goes, time moves only one way, so....
     
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  7. Zumoly

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    I think backup loader (for cart games) is around the corner and will be a public release as soon as TX launches their device.
     
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    time may not be a factor. what if all sx pros are sold outbecause of a massive pre order. may be have to wait another month til new shipments come in......just a possibility.....
     
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    Personally I’m just waiting until it comes out before deciding.
     
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  10. slaphappygamer

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    I’m waiting for a legit GBATemp review as well.
     
  11. carlito1095t

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    It's just like any other device, like a console or software, like a game.
    Do you want it ASAP while running any risks associated with getting it this early or do you want to wait for plenty of people to test this and get a more polished and (possibly a) free version of a backup loader?
     
  12. Draxzelex

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    Backup loading can be implemented into Atmosphere either within 15 minutes of release or a year. If you're gonna wait, you will have to be ready.
     
  13. Plague1s

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    There's no telling when a backup loader for atmosphere will be released because it's nowhere near finished. The SX pro is going to be released in a few days. If you have patience then wait if not pony up that chump change and enjoy those good ole backups that's floating around.
     
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  14. slaphappygamer

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    Caved. Just bought it!
     
  15. MattKimura

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    To me it's not that expensive. It's more like buying a DS flashcard, which I spent $40 on my Supercard DSTwo back in 2012. It's not like paying $80 or $100 for a Gateway or Sky3DS. If a free backup loader becomes possible, I wont feel like I spent a LOT of money and wasted it. I still at least get a professional looking jig and a useful dongle to use to load payloads easily without a PC or phone. You would not be able to get this dongle any other way.
     
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    What sold me, was the fact that you can flash your own payload to the dongle. Also, I can use this if I’m in bed chillin.
     
  17. Rel

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    $40 less than the price of a new game plus a dongle that can be reused, why not?
     
  18. NeoSlyde

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    Damn I really regret buying SX OS only..
    I hope they will release a dongle only version :/
     
  19. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Psycho!
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    The os looks really polished. Maybe you can sell your license? I’m sure would buy it from you.
     
  20. haxan

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    Honestly I'd say wait just a bit. I know team Xecuter said that there aren't any problems running their little dongle and FW on the switch but just to be on the safe side, wait for reviews here on the site. "most" new hacks have few issues with them (not saying that this one has any) but just to be safe.
    Personally this is what I'm doing right now, just waiting to for a review to put my mind at ease to buy it. Imo it's worth it, it's cheaper than a game and it has a lot of functions that suit my usage.
     
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