Not sure which R4 to Buy

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by Socotroco, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. Socotroco
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    Socotroco Newbie

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    Hi I have a DSI XL Firmware Version 1.4.2u and I don't know which model of R4 Flashcard best suits my DSI XL.

    Please advice which one to buy and were to get it at the best price.

    Also I read about Moonshell and Wood r4 but don't know which one is better or why is better one from the other.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Cartmanuk

    Cartmanuk GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    http://gbatemp.net/t290097-which-flash-cart-should-i-get
     
  3. Rydian

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    Moonshell is software used to play music and videos and such on the DS. It runs on every decent flash cart.

    Wood is software that runs on some specific R4 models. Other flash carts have their own software that's as good as (or better than) Wood.
     
  4. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    R4ids.cn R4i Gold
    must be that particular one, R4's are a copyied name and this is probally the best, bar the original (which has long died)
    updates under 24 hours
    latest games may require a Wood update or patching

    Supercard DSTwo
    this card will bring you nothing but joy
    under 24 hour update for console updates
    Game work pretty much as soon as dumped
    no patching or anything needed

    Acekard 2i doesnt get updates like it used to, so if on a 3DS i wouldn't recommend
    but games working without patches sometimes is good, but its not as good as the supercard DStwo's Anti-Anti-Piracy
     
  5. Kroganwrex

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    I'm sorry if this is considered hijacking but It seems as if the OP's Q was answered and I would rather not open ANOTHER thread about this topic.

    The more I read, the more I'm confused. I've been using an acekard 2i for a few years now but I'm starting to really hate the long delays between updates when a card like the r4 is getting them so quickly. I just can't seem to find any reliable information as to which r4 card is the best for the 3ds? r4i Gold 3DS or r4i Gold Plus? Where is the best place to buy from the UK? I'm also quite interested in the DSTWO but I'm unsure where I can buy for a reasonable price.

    Any help appreciated, thanks.
     
  6. LurkerA

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    R4i Gold 3DS(r4ids.cn official wood supported) is the best R4 card, Here people will tell you why: http://gbatemp.net/topic/322884-which-flash-cart-should-i-get-poll
     
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    Yes, you are right...
     
  9. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Could you only get R4? Read reviews here, for other cards, it'll help.
    Like
    AK2i or SCDS2
     
  10. tranfeer

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    I do not recommend your ak2i, just because it is too slow to release the updating patch. Just go for r4i gold 3ds released by r4ids.cn, which always releases the patch within several hours.
     
  11. Edsonkye

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    Yeah, r4i gold 3ds from r4ids.cn is a better choice.I just got one from this official reseller:http://www.oz3ds.com/
    It works on wood firmware, which updates very regularly, it can be the best homebrew firmware at present.
    It worked on my dsi console well.