Need some advice regarding SD cards

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  1. EarlAB
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    Do you guys think that I should save some money to get a 64GB Class 10 SD card I saw at CostCo or should I get the MicroSD one that comes with an adapter? They're both $25, SanDisk, and I just want a different SD Card to use on my 3DS than my current 4GB Class 1.
    So, what I also need to know is if the Old 3DS supports MicroSD adapters...
     
  2. Red9419

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    How about this one?
    Yes an 03Ds is compatible with micro sd adapters, but make sure the card is formatted into Fat 32
     
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    A Class 10 or a U3, Class 10? I'd get the one with the adapter because it can be used later on for other things. That's I did with my multi SD cards. So, I'd go with the adapter personally.
     
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    Can't buy online, no cards.
     
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    That blows. Well, just get the one with the adapter. Hell, it can go with the O3DS oneday if you needed it for something like that.
     
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    I don't know what it was for sure, but I think it was Class 10. Had 90mbps write speed.
     
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    Edit. Wow, missed a whole conversation it seems. I will leave mine up.

    MicroSD adapters are nothing more than a way to get the pins to a new place -- there is no electronics or anything.

    Amazon might also be cheaper than costco, unless they offer better in store than their US site is presently listing. Those Samsung cards have been on offer in various places for a while now; I got one for $20 USD back in January and that is UK prices.

    Anyway the microSD for the same price tend to be slightly slower in writing and a few other metrics than full fat SD cards. In this case though you will probably need a fancy high end camera to tell the difference and both will likely be streets ahead of your current setup, said setup likely never being able to get the most out the class 10 stuff you are looking at (it is cheap so no sense in going for slower gear).
     
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    You can always go a store with a Coinstar (or similar) they let you get Gift Cards with cash no matter how low the price. If not possible, then 25$ seems to be like the best price for now if you can't find anything cheaper.
     
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    Alright, thanks. I think I'll get the MicroSD in case I upgrade to the New 3DS...