Slow FBI install after new sd card?

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  1. Timburpton
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    I was using a 64gb card with 32kb cluster. Installing cias via FBI was relatively fast. 1.8gb in around 10 minutes.

    However, I just got a 128gb card and I formatted it to 64kb cluster since apparently it is faster this way.
    Now CIA installations take really long, It takes me about a minute or two or more for a 3mb cia.

    Does anyone know why its so slow?

    PS, the clock at the top seems to freeze when there isn't any progress and when the clock unfreezes there isn't a huge progress jump either.

    Also, its legit. Tested with h2testw
     
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    Did you buy it in a store, or did you bought it from an online dealer? Because it could be a fake one, I have a 64gb for my raspberry pi from alixpress and its a fake one. It's terrible slow, you can check the sd card with a lot of programs to see it's fake or not.
     
  3. Davidosky99

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    Smaller alocation unit sizes perform better. Then having a 32 k cluster on a 128 gb card will perform better than a 64k cluster.
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  4. Timburpton
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    Its real.Tested with h2testw

    But, quite a few people say that 64kb clusters for 3ds is better. Faster too
     
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    IMO 32k is better. Using a 128 GB. Didn't really had a noticiable diference in the same card with 32k and 64k.
     
  6. Timburpton
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    Really? Hm. I guess I'll give it a go while my card only has 50gb of data.
     
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    64k is better preforming than 32k, but 32k can result in less data usage.