Micro SD upgrade for DSTWO

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Jan 4, 2013
  1. vodoochild81
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    I want to upgrade my micro sd card to either a 16 or 32...Does the DSWO take any size and class? Does anyone recommend any particular kind or good deal? Thanks.
     
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    Class 4 and above is recommended, but my AceKard runs fine with a class 2. 16GB should be fine for you
     
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    Thanks. Where did you get yours?
     
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    bought a SanDisk from amazon, and I mean from amazon, not some random company selling fakes on the site
     
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    Apparently the DSTwo can handle 64GB but you will have to reformat to FAT32 which isn't as easy as you think (but not too bad) if you are on 'Doze.
     
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    Well I could get a type 4 16gb for 10 dollars from New Egg. Or I could get a type 10 for 20 dollars from Best Buy. What are the benefits of the type 10? Will I get really fast load times or something?
     
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    Anything above 4 or 6 won't be noticeable, but we recommend 6 to be safe.
     
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    Class 4 cards are basically a guarantee that the random-access read speed and write speed will be at least 4 megabytes per second (4 MB/s). Sandisk cards read above that even if they are just Class 4. They just write more slowly. What's important is the read speed for a game. My Sandisk Class 4 16 GB reads at 17 MB/s and writes at 4.8 MB/s, for instance.

    For most games Class 4 is fine; for some a Class 6 is required; but a Sandisk Class 4 would be better than insert other brand name here Class 4.
     
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    Class only officially outlines write speed (important for video cameras and such), but in general the well-made cards have a decent read speed as well which is why I usually tell people to go with a Class-6 to be safe... and yeah, the brand matters in this case (since it's generally direct manufacturers and resellers), as well as getting it from a decent place. Can't tell you how many people we've had pick up no-name flash memory from ebay, only to find it's fake (formatted to 32Gb but only physically 2GB, etc.)
     

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