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    Oh and these better not be rediculously priced.
     
  2. imgod22222

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    SON OF A ______! And i JUST bought an R4! -.-


    well... maybe ill get one, but probably not.
     
  3. quartercast

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    I wonder how the G6-USB interface will be implemented... I hope it's via a USB card reader and not the excruciatingly slow NDSGBA FireLine slot-2 cart.
     
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    Could somebody please explain to me why these carts, just like the DS-X have their memory measured in bits? Nobody fucking uses bits. It's not hard to convert, but all this does is result in confusion when newbies start to become interested in the product.
     
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    Hmm ... I may want to hold off on buying an R4
     
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    Wow!
    16Gbit...
    So it's 2GB of space?
     
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    If it would say 2GB, people would think, hmmpf then I take DS-X, that one has 4gb. So if other companies decide to put their stuff in bits, I think the rest is forced to do so as well, to make the product not look 8 times smaller.
    Also that nobody uses bits is quite untrue, check out the rom sizes at the Nintendo DS Release Information: "ROM Size 512Mbit" it's in Mbits too. [​IMG]
    I agree it's sort of confusing for newcomers in the flashcart stuff though...
     
  8. Psyfira

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    It's just a standard, official GBA and DS carts are measured in bits because they're so small that if they were measured on a byte scale the measurement would be inprecise. It's like saying why measure furniture sizes in mm when cm or even metres would be better in most cases, it's true, but not standard.

    I will agree that the information can be misleading and cart manufacturers probably should quote the sizes in both Gb and GB for clarity's sake.
     
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    Where the heck did you hear this? It is the other way around last time I checked.
     
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    So you think that R4 restickered the M3Simply and because of that sticker they always get their updates one day sooner? That doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
    There's a discussion about it here...
     
  11. aslacker55

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    I see no point that people have to insist that R4 is not a part of Gbalpha. I think that they made the name R4 to trick all the supercard fanboys to buy their product, since that a lot of the supercard fanboys would never buy an M3.
     
  12. GBA_Temper

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    WOW very nice now I can save my money for a DS Lite and G6DS rEaL
     
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    I was "a supercard fanboy" I liked how the sd version worked in my phat ds, then I bought a lite with m3 lite, menu isn't bad but supercard is way quicker to do things, the homebrew support is better, no I regret getting a m3 lite, maybe I am able to swap with a friend for his supercard lite.
     
  14. iamwhoiam

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    1:1 copy of original ROM eh? we'll see =]
    *sceptical*
     
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    I've lost all respect for M3 since they released their slot-1 solution. The fact that its an exact copy of the R4 and then when the R4 releases a firmware update, M3 releases the exact same thing a few days later...
     
  16. Mewgia

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    OOooohh....Shiny...

    I hope that the "ability to mimic an authentic NDS game cart 1:1" means that Single and Multicart play to unflashed DSs will work perfectly.
    Also, saying that there is "True" 100% support for NDS games makes me wonder if they are doing something about games like POR that crash all the time on other flash carts (At least when they aren't using top-notch memory cards)...Who knows?

    I find it strange that the G6 DS picture says "G6 DS Real". Does that mean that a "G6 DS Simply" will come out sometime?
     
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    Actually, I would think this means it'll have some non-volatile onboard memory from which it'll run your roms in order to not have to redirect I/O, thereby achieving 100% (almost) future-safe compatibility.

    If this is true, I'll be sure to get this.
     
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    Hmm. I guess that kinda makes sense. Thanks guys.
     
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    FWIW, Nintendo uses bits.
     
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    pretty sweet lookin. how much you want to bet we are going to see another r4 cart out soon with the same exact build and very similare software? =P

    R4 real anyone?
     
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