New Review - DS-Xtreme 4Gbit

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    New Review - DS-Xtreme 4Gbit

    Official GBAtemp Review






    Here's the review you've all been waiting for since this morning... The official GBAtemp.net review of the DS-Xtreme 4Gbit (512MB).
    Go and read the review to find out how the DS-Xtreme compares to all the other kits on the market, and to see if it's worth the wait!

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    Click the image above or the link below to go to the review.
    Please leave all comments in this thread.
     


  2. martin88

    martin88 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    wee first post.

    Nice review. So it's not 100% compatibility after all. Good enough. (Although Pokemon is a pretty big title)
     
  3. Euronymous

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    You mention the "hefty price tag" as a point of consideration, but then you dont actually tell us the price.

    Care to divulge this information?
     
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    If you look around the online stores you'll find it. We don't tend to add prices to review as they change frequently.

    Price atm is around £75 / $120 / €110
     
  5. kevinbarron1132

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    So, how do you play movies on it just drag nad drop again?
     
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    There's no built in movie support. If you want to do that, do it through Moonshell - there's plenty of tutorials out there for that.
     
  7. shtonkalot

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    Thanks for your efforts.
    I'm amazed at the compatability already and am intrigued by the OS.
    But it's the dancing LEDs that's got my ordering finger twitching [​IMG]
     
  8. .TakaM

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    great review, definetly buying [​IMG]

    edit-
    oh and very nice to see the music plays even if you close the system
     
  9. Saturnplanet5

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    Nice review. It seems to cover the basics and a bit more. It certainly looks the goods. Thanks. (I think I'll wait for the second incarnation of it though. That might be 1GB.)
     
  10. 5uck3rpunch

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    GREAT review. I didn't want it before but now I do! Thanx Shaunj66!
     
  11. dimsum411

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    The review fails to mention the battery life drain, reading from a slot 1 card produces. Do you guys have any info on that?
     
  12. XmemphistoX

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    Woot! I picked the right choice. Going to be getting mine this week.
     
  13. DeMoN

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    ooooo. I'm surprised that Pokemon D/P doesn't work, whatever happened to 100% compatibility? 99.9% isn't the same.

    Anyways, looks like a longass review and I'm gonna read the whole thing. Thanks to Shaun and Costello.

    I predicted the score precisely, I knew that you would give it higher than a 9 because many other DS flash carts gotten 9's and they were not as good as the DS-X. But also, if you guys gave it a 10, then people would complain to you if they found anything wrong with the DS-X. Thus 9.5 seemed the only score to correctly assume.
     
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    We've only had the card about 14 hours. [​IMG]

    There's no real easy way of testing battery life atm without checking the DS every 15 minutes.

    Maybe we'll try and add some info soon.
     
  15. narius

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    : cry: its so beautiful! damn nice... now where should i buy it in the us so that i can get it this week?

    and ya I would really like to know about the battery life, because to me thats the only thing negative about using the DS-X vs retail cart...

    so it has a longer battery life than 15 hours! zomg no way! jk, I can dream can't I? [​IMG]

    ya I also really hope that they fix the pokemon p/d becuase thats one game I am really counting on! I heard it was an overdump though so that might be part of the problem though i dont know
     
  16. SectionX

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    Looks like an amazing card. I am pretty sure that DS-X team will update firmware so all games work. 99.9% is still very impressive.
     
  17. kazumi213

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    Only one title not working. And it is precisely a best seller. Very suspicious. I'm gonna buy this baby, it's great for me, but not before Pokemon D/P is working on it. Thanks for the review.
     
  18. enterprise

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    i wonder if this works with the opera browser . . .great review btw [​IMG]
     
  19. Morning

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    Hey, great review! Looks quite interesting.
    One question though - the single-cart download multiplayer - it works between two unflashed ds'.. so one with the DS-X and another unflashed DS with nothing in it right? Did this work with games like Mario Kart and New Super Mario Bros?

    if it did, that's pretty cool ^.^
    Anyway, thanks for the review!
     
  20. nerd1

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    Have it fully charged and run the media player. Have the same playlist to test it running off a slot2 cart and a slot 1 cart, this way you can compare the battery life... if you had 2 DS then you can run them together. if you had 3, you can even run the superkey/passkey and slot 2 cart at the same time [​IMG]