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    Do wii games run slower or load slower when running from an sd card.
     
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    A wii game will run much slower due to the wii sd card security measures. Better off using a hdd.
     
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    Why would you want to use an SD card to load back-ups in first place? USB is the standard for a ton of reasons. You can use a any flash drive is you don't hand an external HDD at hand.
     
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    I don't have a hdd and my usb is only 8GB, whereas my sd card is 32GB and it works but its better on hdd or usb right
     
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    Hello,

    external hard drive:D
     
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    Put your SD card in a usb-cardreader and plug that in you Wii?
     
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    I don't have one of those, you know for using hard drives on your wii you need a special cable to convert to usb. But i have heard that some don't work because there isn't enough power going into it from the wii, is this true?
     
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    That is true, some won't work due to lack of power. It's safer to use an external hdd with it's own powersupply. Or just buy a cheap usb-stick, they use little power.
     
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    Have you got any recommendations for one :)
     
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    Any 2.5 HDD enclosure works. I have 5 of them, and most of them were used on the Wii at some point.
    You can also use a 3.5 HDD with external power. Either solution is as cheap as a decent sized USB stick.

    And you have more space for games.
     
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    Well, get used to switch between games pretty often.
     
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    Yes,very fast,silent and reliable.:)
    And still not "full"...:D
     
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    lol I think it would have to be like 900 games to get it full, I have a few over 400 and it's not even half way. Plus I have all the larger games I am sure? Although to be honest I am pretty sure I have all the great and good games and a big selection of playable games lol
     
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    999 (includes some GameCube Games)

    Many "Shovelware" Games (NTSC),many of them where not released in Europe...:)
     
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    You can build your very own "Y-USB" cable to power your external USB-HDD, so you won't have any issue if it needs more power to work properly.
     
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