Noob questions using ezy flash 3 in 1?

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Oct 2, 2010
  1. zac320
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    Newcomer zac320 Advanced Member

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    Hey guys i just got my ezflash vi and a 3 in 1, anyway i got the firmware loaded onto the vi, along with some gba games, so i started it up and and clicked on a gba game and it said norflash or psram? so i just clicked norflash and anyway it took ages for me to start the game, but it works great, is this teh way how to do it?
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    You can also load it into PSRAM. But be aware that once you turned off your DS, anything in PSRAM will be gone. So you'll have to load it again. NOR is a permanent memory with slow loading while PSRAM is a temporary memory with fast loading.

    Also NOR can take 32mb while PSRAM can only take 16mb.
     
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    is there anyway to speed it up mate? Cheers
     
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    You mean when using NOR? Not that I know of.
     
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    NOR transfers at about 1MB per 9 seconds for both flashing to and erasing from. There isn't a way to speed that up...I believe the same may hold for PSRAM as well, though that goes in a 1:1 speed, so it isn't quite so bad.
     
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    Don't you mean slow read/write speeds?It's suppose to emulate the original GBA cart as possible with random access times.I heard it is actually comparable to SRAM in sense of read random access.
     
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    I'm lost at what you are asking about...PSRAM is sort of similar to SRAM (hence the similar name)...but NOR is a little different.
     
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    I mean the amount of time it takes to write a game into NOR or PSRAM. It takes more time to write a game into NOR than PSRAM. Once written, game itself will run on the same speed.

    NOR is non volatile memory. PSRAM and SRAM are volatile memory.
     

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