Max Card Capacity?

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  1. IpsoFact0
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    i have a o3ds original what is the maximum card size limit? can i buy a 64gb? or is it 32gb? i have extools emunand and cfw set up if that make any difference in being able to utilize those sizes??


    also is a sandisk microsd that comes with a sd card adapter ok?

    please help asap
     
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  2. Criminal90

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    64gb works well, remember to format in fat32
     
  3. Ruby Gloom

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    Last I checked, 32GB is the highest. :huh:
     
  4. Columbo2811

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    Any size if formatted to fat32. There's a guy on here who uses 200gb card
     
  5. Blue_Mew

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    Yes,officially however it will still work when formated to FAT32.
     
  6. Ruby Gloom

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    That's with EmuNand. ( I think. ) I wouls love to finally use my 248 micro sd with my system! XD
     
  7. Blue_Mew

    Blue_Mew Shiny Mew!

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    Just so you're aware there is a 300 cia limit.
     
  8. Sora Takihawa

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    i have a 128GB card ant it works perfect (formatted in fat32)
     
  9. wormdood

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    emunand or an unhacked 3ds it matters not all you need to do is format it to fat32 and your good
    edit: damn ninjas
     
  10. Columbo2811

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    Any system or emunand. I never heard of a 248gb card.
     
  11. Sora Takihawa

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    i think 256GB is meant
     
  12. Ruby Gloom

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    It's above 200 and I wouldn't trust someone with my memory to tell you off the top of my head.
     
  13. Sora Takihawa

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    it really doesnt matter if 200gb 230gb 248gb or 256gb
     
  14. wormdood

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    there fixed it
     
  15. darkfuturez

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    I picked up a Samsung 64GB micro SD from BB recently. It was formatted as exFat, and when I tried to format in fat32 the only option available in Windows was NTFS and exFat. Anyone have experience with this?
     
  16. Sora Takihawa

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    you need a tool for it
     
  17. Ryft

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    Windows doesn't allow you to format cards that are above 32 gb in fat32 with it's built in formatter for some weird reason. You can use a partition manager to do it or a tool specifically made for fat32 formatting.
     
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  18. Audioboxer

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    I'm running a 128GB card in fat32. Just remember when formatting to fat32 with a program under windows that you create a primary partition and not logical.
     
  19. 3DSDSXL

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    I am trying 200gb sandisk ultra pro
     
  20. siFippo

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    I'll probably use a sdxc card at some point in the future as well.

    To the guys already using bigger cards: what cluster size have you chosen while formatting to fat32?