Kingston or SanDisk?

Discussion in 'Online Stores and Purchases' started by Makar, Apr 16, 2010.

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  3. Both

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  1. Makar
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    Makar GBAtemp Regular

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    Which of these on shop temp is best/fastest? Does it matter? Are they the same? Is there a brand that has more stable cards than the other? Which do you like?

    I've always been using SanDisk, but really I have no idea which is better. My mom has a Kingston and I don't really notice anything different....

    Link to the Memory cards on ShopTemp: http://shoptemp.com/categories/Flash-Memory/
     
  2. iamthemilkman

    iamthemilkman GBAtemp Fan

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    I use both and like both. I have had issues with some jank Kingston's in the past from foreign shops, though, so maybe I'd give the slight edge to Sandisk.
     
  3. Gunmaster51

    Gunmaster51 Advanced Member

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    I prefer Kingston since I've found it to be reliable ever since I started using it. If you're gonna purchase kingston sd cards from Shoptemp take note that the cards they sell are class 2.
     
  4. UltraMagnus

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  5. Makar
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    Makar GBAtemp Regular

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    That was an interesting blog post.

    I think I'll be staying with SanDisk then.... Unless somebody else has something bad to say about them too, [​IMG].
     
  6. Satangel

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    I have several products of both brands and I like them very much.
    They are very similar, so I voted Both on the poll.
    Really, either way is good.
     
  7. Blastoise

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    Does it really matter?
     
  8. giratina16

    giratina16 Born This Way

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    I usually use Kingston but if I had a SanDisk I would use it too.
     
  9. Hardkaare

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    Their pretty much aint any difference, but since i have a Kingston ill say Kingston.
     
  10. hunnymonster

    hunnymonster GBAtemp Regular

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    Samsung or SanDisk for me [​IMG]

    I've known that Kingston were badgers for years - having received a Kingston (which was in reality a re-badged Sandisk) CF card in the dim & distant past. Kingston RAM can come from any of the manufacturers Hynix, Hyundai, Samsung, etc. and thus I see no point in paying them to paint a new label on and popping it in shiny packaging - shiny packaging doesn't make it work better.
     
  11. jlsyber

    jlsyber GBAtemp Regular

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    Kingston, because I onyl have Kinsgtons and thats where I live [​IMG]
     
  12. Costello

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    the Kingston 4 and 8GB they are selling right now are class 4 [​IMG] so might want those over the class 2 sandisks.
    though be quick because they may not be able to keep those class 4's, next batch might be class 2 back again.
     
  13. phoenixclaws

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    I use neither. I've been using A-data which has been extremely reliable for me [​IMG].
     
  14. WarazX

    WarazX Banned

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    They all do the same thing. I vote kingston.
     
  15. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    I must say that both are extremely reputable brands but I must say that I go with Kingston simply because I have had a couple of Sandisk cards fail on me. Not sure why but it doesn' really matter now.
     
  16. WarazX

    WarazX Banned

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    Yea, thats why i voted as well.
     
  17. Assassination

    Assassination 暗殺者Lv25

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    i say both!
     
  18. WarazX

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    Kingston is just winning the poll though.
     
  19. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    There are better choices out there for microSDs, but in the case of Kingston Vs Sandisk, I would say Kingston.
     
  20. WarazX

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    What do you think the Better choices are?
     
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