Quick couple of questions on SD media

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by 1ronlung, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. 1ronlung

    1ronlung GBAtemp Regular

    May 17, 2008
    United States
    A couple of questions you should be able to answer in one sentence or less ;)

    1) What's the maximum size SD card a lite/dsi/3ds can read with the latest acekard firmware ? I thought I'd read somewhere it was 32Gig, but companies only seem to package a max of 16 Gig ...

    2) What's the min read speed of an SD card necessary for a 2i and for a 3ds ? I'm guessing generic SDHC cards running at 2x will prolly suit the 2i okay, but is a higher speed recommended for the 3ds ?

    Answers appreciated,

  2. frogboy

    frogboy lacking both style and grace

    Dec 6, 2011
    United States
    1) You can use any size.

    2) Any speed that works on the DS will work on the 3DS just fine. Generic SDHC should work perfectly.
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    1 - 32GB, most people go with just 16GB though due to price.

    2 - The class is the write speed, but it's read speed that matters for flash carts... though a higher class usually means a better-built product, so most people say to go with a class-4 or class-6 to eb safe.
  4. iTStorm

    iTStorm Member

    Dec 11, 2011
    To be honest, you have to watch out for the company as well. I recommend Sandisk, although Transcend is good too (I've had experiences with both of them; My phone uses a 4GB Sandisk MicroSDHC Class 4, and my Acekard 2i uses a Transcend 8GB Class 2 MicroSDHC)

    I don't think class really matters IMO.