Memory stick suckage

Discussion in 'PSP - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Chiverus, Mar 3, 2011.

Mar 3, 2011

Memory stick suckage by Chiverus at 4:30 AM (826 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. Chiverus
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    Newcomer Chiverus Advanced Member

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    So I'm upgrading my memory stick and found a 8gb lexar stick for under 40$ and thought score. Problem is the really low transfer rate ( around 400 bytes per seocond) and yes that's bytes not kilobytes. Any suggestions? If I cant fix it ill go spend the money on a Sony branded one but wanna avoid that.
     
  2. jmr

    Newcomer jmr Advanced Member

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    40$ sounds like a lot i got a "Sony 8GB Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX" for £12 & it works great
     
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    Sounds defective
     
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    Member mrgone GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    and/or fake
     
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    lexar really suck A friend of mine got a lexar and the file transfer was very poor...
    Well at least he doesn't transfer files all the time the only game he plays on psp is PES 2010 [​IMG]
     
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    Lexar are shit for any memeory, and expensive for the crap quality honestly.
    You should have went with Sandisk, i've had my 8gb Sandisk for 2 years now no issues and only paid $30 for it.
    Although if you rather go cheap but dependable and are CFW'd you can get a photofast dual micro sdhc to produo adapter and some cheap x2 4 gb micro sdhccards, if my Sandisk ever kills over i'm going that route,
    If something goes south it's cheaper to replace a bum micro sd than it is a produo also the adapter it's self is inexpensive something like $7 on Amazon and can do up to 16gb x 2 micro sd (32gb of storage.)
    EDIT: 1000th post! [​IMG]
     
  7. Originality

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    Actually some Lexar sticks are faster than SanDisk and Sony. You just got a fake (or a defect, but that's like a 1:2000 chance).

    It's supposed to be "if my Sandisk ever keels over", as in bending over to vomit or just to die. Grats on your millenial post btw.
     
  8. Chiverus
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    Newcomer Chiverus Advanced Member

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    Well my only other option I have available to me currently for 8 gb is a Sony Pro hg duo for 54$. In Winnipeg the memory media is for some reason really over priced it sucks. Also I've had problems with lexar microsd before with 2 different cards and they both had low transfer rates and lost memory. Sounds like future shop be getting crappy cards
     

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