Memory cards for the PSP

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  1. RedBaron
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    There is a lot of memory cards for the PSP out there for sale, which one I should stay clear off?
     


  2. thiefraccoon

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    just stay away from Lexar ones and you're good.
    their build quality is terrible! (terrible enough that it is still prone to breaking even if you keep it in the psp).

    I recently looked up prices and bought a sony 8gb mark 2.
    its price was comparable to any other cards, and mark 2 is supposed to be little faster.
     
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    i had good results with the normal blue sandisk pro duos as well.
     
  4. Fun_Zephyr

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    Not sure what to stay away from but I have had zero issues with a PhotFast CR-5400 MS Pro Duo MicroSDHC Adapter. (bough on eBay for next to nothing)

    I purchashed 2 x 8Gb MicroSDHC cards, put them in the adapter - formatted with the PSP and been sweet ever since. There are 3 x PSP's setup this way in my house yet to have an issue.

    Much cheaper than a 16Gb Pro Duo Card [​IMG]
     
  5. RedBaron
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    Is there any problems with speed of the SDHC as they are much slower than the Pro Duo
     
  6. thiefraccoon

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    sdhc class 2 is pretty slow...i always just use class 6, as they're only a little bit more.
    buying two 8gb micro sd isn't much cheaper than a 16gb pro duo now, as the pro duo prices have went down.
    but micro SD is great, everyone loves how versatile it is (with the right adaptors).

    i heard many good things about photofast. some bad ones too, though they might be from people who don't know how to format.
     
  7. Infinite Zero

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    I had a sandisk and after a year it was never again read by the psp.
    Sony memory sticks are good. but make sure they're original
     
  8. clegion

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    i have a lexar 8 gb, still not broken after being removed and used around in 3 psp
     
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    you're luckier than me.
    i had 2 lexar pro duos, and had just bad experience with both.
     
  10. Jolan

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    Go for MS Pro Duo made by Sandisk. They're at the same speed as the original Sony ones and, surprisingly, are never fakes.
     
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    Actually Sandisks are often faster.
     
  12. Jolan

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    No, they aren't. It's the same memory card with different letters on it.
     
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    PSXReality says you're wrong.
     
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    Is 32GB pro duo exist? If yes, how much is it?
     
  15. Jolan

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    Really? I thought Sandisk made both Sandisk and Sony memory cards....
     
  16. fgghjjkll

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    They do. They both are essentially the same product. It's the quality of the product that changes the overall performance and life.

    Nowadays, Sony MSs are made in China...or most of them are anyways. Sandisk and Lexar are still made in Japan.
     
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    They still sell those 512MB/1GB sticks? Or is that some old link?
    *checks linked thread*
    "Posted: 2005-07-13 20:30"
    Yup, definitely old.
     
  19. clegion

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    apparently they do

    it's around 150 AUD not including shipping
    if you are in indonesia you are better off with photoflash
     
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    Sandisks are faster, and information doesn't usually have a best before date, especially when it's info that's younger than the console in question!