[Q] Best R4 to use?

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by noctis90210, May 15, 2017.

  1. noctis90210
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    noctis90210 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Im just confused choosing which type of r4 should i buy?
    What i want is a continous compatibility even nintendo pushes update to 3ds.

    the only thing i know is:
    r4 is for ds games
    r4i is for dsi games
    r4 3ds is for 3ds to run ds and dsi games

    aside from that, im confuesd, there are sevelar version i see in the net:
    R4ISDHC RTS Lite
    R4i dual-core
    R4i gold pro
    R4i GOLD 3DS
    R4i-SDHC 3DS RTS for New 3DS /3DS v11.4/2DS/DSi/DS Lite
    etc

    may ask somebody to elaborate difference for each of therse r4? so i can choose easily which soulf i buy...
    thanks and habe a nice day...
     
  2. skullkeeper94

    skullkeeper94 Professional USB Corrupter

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    A lot of those are rip offs I assume. The gold legit I think. Not sure about the R4 series .
     
  3. Majickhat55

    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    That's not true, they are all legit variations of the R4. Just because you haven't heard of half of them doesn't mean they are "clones". They may have different kernal requirements but the official sponsored site http://www.nds-card.com offers all of these models. It's up to the buyer to use a reputable distributor to avoid cloned cards.
    Personally, I use the R4i GOLD 3DS RTS falshcard and it works great but I only play DS games with forwarders with it. Most people here will recommend the same card. If you want to play 3DS games, get CFW or Sky3DS.
     
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  4. skullkeeper94

    skullkeeper94 Professional USB Corrupter

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    I've read multiple times that the R4i SDHC was a clone. Am I mistaken? :unsure:
     
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    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    It's not, no. None of them are inherently clones. As I said, reputable distributors. Most people get clones because they order from Amazon or the like...
     
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  7. noctis90210
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    http://www.rocksoftech.com/3ds-flashcarts/r4i-gold-3ds-woods.html#!prettyPhoto
    this is the one right? :-) thanks for the suggestion guys...
     
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    As long as the URL on the cart is r4ids.cn, it's the right R4i Gold.
    I personally suggest nds-card.com, because it's GBATemp's official sponsor
     
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    Hi, I have this one, but the 2014 version, can someone help me to find the oficial website to download latest kernel and firmware?
     
  10. skullkeeper94

    skullkeeper94 Professional USB Corrupter

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    I honestly have no clue since the website on the card brings nowhere. Since it's an R4i SDHC you could try this but I suggest waiting for an 100% positive answer.
     
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  12. noctis90210
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    noctis90210 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    just a question here regarding http://www.nds-card.com
    does the price posted there includes shipping fee?
    does the price remains the same even it ship from different countries?

    thanks
     
  13. Majickhat55

    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    They offer 100% free shipping.
     
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    noctis90210 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    @Majickhat55
    I already made an order and payment...
    it says: order status = payment made

    do you have an ideo on how many hrs will it take before the order status changes to "payment received"?

    thanks
     
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  15. Nick002

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    I ordered my legit R4i dual core from here. As I am living in the United Kingdom, the shipping cost is null and it only takes 1 day delivery. As for North American residents it would take 3-5 days delivery plus shipping cost.