Setting SD speed does nothing?

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  1. gamadaya
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    I'm starting to think that manually setting SD card speed isn't working. The only game it seems to have an effect on is GTA Chinatown Wars. If I set the value to anything past 27, the game won't even load. But with Order of Ecclesia, the value seems completely irrelevant. I can set it up to the max of 32, and it seems no different than when it is set to the min of 1. And when I go back to the Supercard menu, the speed is back at 22, the automatically determined speed. Is this normal?
     
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    You have to use 'save menu option' after setting the speed. it's in the 'other' section on the top menu.
     
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    I see. That lets me keep the settings, but it still doesn't look like speed affects anything other than GTA.
     
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    Manual speed setting only applies when a game is set to run without the 'speed patch', and works best with all patches disabled.

    Otherwise known as clean mode.
     
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    So that explains why it's only affecting GTA. I did find some settings in global.ini that seem to affect speed. SCSDSpeed and SCSDSpeedValue. I'm guessing the second one is the default setting used when speed patch is enabled. I have no idea what the first one would be though.