N3DS SD card Size

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    TheToaster Warrior of the Toast

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    I just picked up a New 3DS XL, and I read that it supports microSD cards up to 32 GB. Does it still support larger SD cards if I format it to FAT32?

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    Yes, I'm using 128gb.
     
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    True. I'm using a 64gb in mine.
     
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    As long as it is formated to FAT32, one Primary partition and a Cluster size of 32KB even a 256GB microSD will work.
     
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    I am currently using my 32 GB microSD, but I ran out of space with only a few games installed. I added up the total number of blocks and got only 11,380. Why is this? Am I supposed the change the cluster size to 32KB or just leave it at default?

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    Maybe because you installed games that take up a lot of space?
     
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    TheToaster Warrior of the Toast

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    Never mind, I found the problem. I plugged it into my PC and found that it said there was only a capacity of 2.79GB on it. I just cleaned the drive and allocated a new primary partition with "Diskpart" on the command prompt, and now it works perfectly.

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