1. CrazyButtStabber

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    I've recently modded my Old 3ds xl and was thinking about expanding its memory as I only have the 4 gb card it comes with. I looked online to find that the 3ds is only compatible with up to 32 gb. But i have also heard that you can expand passed that. Is that true? And if so, are there any negative effects that would occur by using a larger sd card?
     
  2. Shadow#1

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    256GB
     
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    128gb works fine.


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  4. CrazyButtStabber

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    Ok cool. Its pretty wierd that nintendo says otherwise though. I was thinking of just settling with a 64 gb. Would that work fine?
     
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    Would work without issue. just format it to fat32.
     
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  6. Shadow#1

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    64GB is perfect
     
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    Alright perfect. Thank You guys for the quick response :)
     
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    Guiformat to format cards bigger then 32GB to fat32
     
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  9. Hayato213

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    128/200 GB is a nice sizes for SD card for the 3DS, there is a 400 GB one on the market but not necessary, 128GB seem to be good In this case.
     
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    Don't forget the 300 folder/item/icon/badge limit
     
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    Nothing weird about it. It's because, to list SDXC support it needs to support ExFAT, as that's what's defined in the SDXC spec, but SDHC and SDXC cards use the same interface, which means every SDXC card will work with pretty much every SDHC device, as long as it's formatted to FAT32.
     
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    If you got $50 to spare, live in the 48 USA states (except New Jersey), and want a legit 200 GB micro SDXC. Get this.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/200GB-SanD...Solutions-Micro-SD-for-LG-mobile/202138860135

    Per a single Nintendo 3DS folder. Without resorting to EmuNAND and more SD cards, 8BitWonder and I beat the 300 limit with our gm9 scripts. Nintendo can go suck it. Ceyah!
     
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    Just an update for an old thread: I borrowed a 128 GB flash card from work to test how it runs. I have Luma installed and simply copied the content from my old 32 GB content onto the new 128 GB formatted with FAT32 32k clusters using Guiformat. It boots and runs exactly as fast/slow as the old one. I have shoveled every single dump of all my games and a whole lotta my old GBA games as injects onto it, and I am barely touching 40 GB space used. I would say a 64 GB card for a 3ds is the sweet spot if you have many games, unless you intend to put every single 3ds title release ever onto your sd card.
     
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    You would benefit some faster boot speed using 64kb cluster on 128GB or above card, using higher cluster size meaning file size are bigger, trade off of space for speed, from my experience I was able to cut down booting up speed by like 7-8 seconds.
     
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    I"ve used 400gb before with no issues, just make sure you format it to fat32
     
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    which card would you recommend then?
     
  18. Hayato213

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    128GB U3 card if possible, even though the 3DS can't use that much speed anyway, You should consider getting an u3 card as it is faster transferring speed from computer to SD. Class 10 is slow. you should test the card with H2testw windows, F3X mac when you get the card.
     
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    I'm using a 128GB card myself, but I can't recall the speed of it. you shouldn't need much larger than that due to the fact that you can only have 300 titles installed. I have maybe 200, but they're not all 3ds titles. I dumped my gba cartridges and saves as well as gameboy stuff. and, I have twilight menu++ for ds. it might be worth it if you have a lot of retro games like from the ds mostly.
     
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    is a micro-sd card with an adapter the same as a regular sd-card?

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    is there any way to increase the number limit of titles?
     
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