R4i: Real or fake?

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by EpicAwesomeFail, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. EpicAwesomeFail
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    A few days ago I got the R4i Gold for my birhday. I helped my mom buy it on gamezway.com. A few days before my birthday, however, I went back on gamezway and all the R4s were removed! I have no idea if what I got was real or fake. [​IMG] Could anyone help tell me what the suresigns would be for a real/fake? Much thanks. [​IMG]

    P.S.: I bought the R4 because I was a noob. I had no idea what the other ones were like and only had heard of the R4. I might buy a better flashcart, but it depends whether or not this is a fake.
     
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    All R4 cards after the original are 'fakes', ie they are not made by the same company that made the original. This doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to get it to work though.

    Unless you updated your DSi to the new 1.4 firmware.
     
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    That is now required in my signature.

    Also, As long as the manufacturer has a website that spews out updates you should be fine. It might be fake but as long as it still gets updated its good.
     
  4. nicky041192

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    it IS fake. XD.
    signs = GOLD,i,... r4 team dead.... use the search.
     
  5. EpicAwesomeFail
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    Hmm. Wishing I had bought a different cart now... Oh well. I like the skin I'm using on it anyway. [​IMG]
     
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    In my opinion, u can wait the R4i RTS or M3i zero which made form the M3 team after them upgrade the kernel.
     
  7. canderousa

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    Open that fake one up, take pictures, and post on here [​IMG]

    Let's see the insides of the flashcard
     
  8. elixirdream

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    r4i gold is the worst choice of all fake/clone r4i

    r4i-rts and r4li would better than the fake r4i gold
    you would regret it more if your sister ever update it to 1.4 or any firmware higher than 1.4