Planning on installing cfw but before that need help on sd card size to buy and which one?

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  1. Yahya Hussain
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    In the title. Just bought a o3ds with firmware 5.x and im looking to get cfw but before that I need some help on what SD card size and type I should get before buying so I can install the CIAs I want to play. Tried googling but no luck. Can anyone advise me?
     
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    any type is fine and for the size it depends on how much games you want to install
     
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    64GB Sandisk Extreme UHS (3) any faster won't make a difference and a larger size will lead to issues since the max is 99,999 block in Sysnand.
     
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    ok im looking for enough space for around 10 games so what memory space would you suggest also what brand would be the cheapest that works well?
     
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    Oh then a 32GB Sandisk Ultra card should work fine
     
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    thanks for the info, found one on ebay for 6.90 probably going to get that.
     
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    Its fake that is too cheap i'll give you a proper link.

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    Here is a real card directly from Amazon meaning it comes from Sandisk themselves SD Card
     
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    Prices in UK are very cheap atm, so that price is about right
     
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    lol what so cheap, prob a fake
     
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    Looks fake compared to my one but I could be wrong.
    Around here I see them for like £20 lol.
    I got mine free with my laptop <3
     
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    Ok maybe ill just go to a shop and buy it for £20 or under idk. I also have one micro sd card 32gb however ive used it for my sky3ds and im not sure if i should just use it for cfw.
     
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    Just use the link I gave it's not worth the risk when you can get a real card from the link I posted for a few dollars more.
     
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    thanks for the amazon link the problem is it says it might come after christmas meaning ill have to wait a long time until it comes.
     
  15. Seriel

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    Take a look around in stores near you. They can get quite cheap sometimes. (Especially on sales)
     
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    Get one in a real physical shop. Then if you have problems with it you can take it back.

    If you buy off ebay, 90% of the time it is going to be fake and give you heaps of problems, then you'll have to go through the annoyance of filing a dispute/sending it back, waiting weeks to get a new one, then that new one might be fake too - why go through all that just to save a few dollars or pounds? Better to spend a little more and get things working right NOW.
     
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