Sandisk or Toshiba microSD with CycloDS?

Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by Schizoanalysis, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

    Jun 23, 2009
    Hello all,

    I have the choice of getting either a Sandisk or Toshiba microSD card (from Ebay @ AU$25 for 8gb).
    It may be fake -- but I did check out the feeback and no former customers said the memory cards are fake.

    Which runs better with CycloDS? Sandisk or Toshiba? Or same same?

    Thanks for your help!
  2. danejade

    danejade Member

    Jun 26, 2007
    I have a Toshiba 4gb (me thinks its a re-badged Kingston anyways [​IMG] ) micro SD made in japan and its flawless! I go for made in japan over made in china (sandisk) anyday mate, just check out where they are made-- Also I thinks made in taiwan is superior when making a choice too!

  3. leiger

    leiger GBAtemp Regular

    May 25, 2009
    Not to contradict danejade and make you even more confused, but I've heard that the Sandisk cards are best [​IMG]

    I have a Transcend myself, which came with my order from (Aussie store) and haven't had any problems with it. Was a bit overpriced though, should've bought it separate..
  4. eldaddio

    eldaddio Advanced Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    You definitely can't go wrong with sandisk, it's all I've ever used and I've never had a single problem.

    That's not to say the Toshiba's are no good though.
  5. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

    Sep 24, 2008
    Japan is better =)
  6. Porkdish

    Porkdish GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 6, 2007
    My transcend that came from ozmodchips (4 gig class 6) with my cyclo is shithouse. Enhanced menu is sloooow. You'd think the DS has stalled.

    I have read loads of posts from people claiming its safer to buy popular, named brands and what not and I just want to add that my experience says the opposite.

    I went back to an old, cheap Eagletec card I got at a computer swap meet and it worked flawlessly, only problem is it wasn't big enough. Then in a stupor one early morning on a weekend I walked into Dick Smith to buy some cables and on impulse bought one of their no name store branded Micro SDs. Damn do they overcharge like most stores targeting camera/phone users but the little fucker performs beautifully,
  7. Pliskron

    Pliskron Banned

    Jul 22, 2009
    United States
    The only difference you'll notice in performance between cards is when it's plugged into you pc and your transferring files. I've never had a slowdown even with a class 1 card.
  8. hoist20032002

    hoist20032002 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 14, 2007
    United States
    If the Toshiba SD card is like their PC's than it's a piece of shit...I'd not get another one of them EVER again...Your best bet would be Sandisk...I use that brand and it's the best SD card I've tried out of 5 kinds.
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