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May 23, 2010

MicroSD by Greatforce at 5:15 PM (1,167 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. Greatforce
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    Why does Shoptemp only have crappy class 2 MicroSD? I was thinking of buying a new Flashcard + 8Gb MicroSD, but apprently they only have class 2, and class 2 tents to cause slow effects while playing etc.


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  2. RupeeClock

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    As with most Flashcart resellers, it's usually best to buy a microSD elsewhere.

    Although I did get a 2gb Kingston from Shoptemp with my $6 R4DS, it works perfectly.
     
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    ShopTemp needs to their hands on Toshiba OEM Class 4 Japan cards.

    They are the cheapest around, while at the same time one the best performing for our needs. Alhough being OEM there won't be any packaging, they are ideal for shipping in a FlashCart.

    They look like http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...e=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Or the SDHC version http://www.7dayshop.com/catalog/product_in...ducts_id=105852 but will obviously lack the Toshiba branding.

    These are what the fabled Kingston Japan cards were, just rebadged.
     
  4. Laxus

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    I also bought a 2gb from Shoptemp Kingston and it works fine never had any problem with it.
     
  5. GH0ST

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    Class 4 are expensive but just average
     
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    Depends on the card.

    Those Toshiba cards get 20MB/s read speeds, there are plenty of speed tests to back that up.
     
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    I bought a class 2 8 gig micro sd from sandisk and it was shit as hell it crashed randomly etc.

    I recomend buying one from amazon, they have cheap ones there that have decent capacity and writing speeds (buy class 4, not 2)
     
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    That sounds great, and so cheap too.
    Shoptemp could easily buy these wholesale and still sell them cheap, for a profit.

    Anyway, about the class 2 thing.
    Yeah, like I said I got a 2gb microSD, but non-SDHC cards do not have Classing.
    Actually I thought Shoptemp sold Class 4 cards? At least that's what I've read around here.

    If you want to buy a good high-capacity and high-performance card I would suggest a Samsung Plus.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-Micro-PLUS...s/dp/B002WGIV10

    It performs fantastic in my Acekard 2i, and it's good value too.
     
  9. XLarge

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    the picture on shoptemp shows a class 4 card but if you check the discription it says that it's class 2

    sneaky shoptemp!
     
  10. RupeeClock

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    Yeah I see what you mean.
    But then a lot of online retailers just grab stock images from the internet anyway.
    I mean they have pictures of white CycloDS and white Dingoo A320, but only sell the black ones.
     
  11. tk_saturn

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    It's because they are Kingston.

    Kingston were mainly rebranding Toshiba cards and these are Class 4. More recently however they've switched to another suppiler, and these are Class 2.

    That's the reason for the discrepancy on the page. They aren't trying to con you; the've simply updated the description for the new cards, but not the photo.
     
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    yeah, they probably didn't have the intention to do so...
     
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    thanks tk_saturn i forget about this but are Kingston Japan still toshiba cards ? My fastest card is a KG JP I bought months ago.
     
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    Yeah, I'll post it in this topic when it arrives that will be wednesday or thursday i think
     
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    does the Toshiba from 7dayshop have a slowdown problems
     
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    mines from walmart
     
  20. WaffleDee

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    How good are the kingstons right now? I ordered an 8gb kinston on may 18th, I hope it's not crappy, or [​IMG]
     

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