Unsure if the Dstwo I am buying is real

Discussion in 'Supercard' started by Magikappa, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. Magikappa
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    I saw a second hand Dstwo on Carousell, my country's Ebay and I am unsure whether it's a fake. I have a bad experience with flashcards in the past as my dealer(in the form of a game shop near my apartment) has always sold me clones. This is the only picture the seller has provided [​IMG]
    Update : I brought the product and it was flawless, and for only 30 SGD too. Thanks to the replies, I am now a proud owner of the Dstwo.
     
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  2. Foxchild

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    Well, I suppose you can never be 100% certain without comparing the insides, but this looks exactly like my legit dstwo, including the bumps where the sticker covers the chips etc in the card. I'd vote it's real.
     
  3. Joe88

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    there are no fake dstwo's afaik
     
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    I don't think so either. Cloning the onboard CPU would be too expensive and clones would probably not include it, but looking at the picture there is definitely a large chip under the sticker which is probably the CPU.
     
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    Thank you, I am meeting the seller later to test the product out and from the looks of the reply, I might actually get my first decent flashcard
     
  6. link6155

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    What others have said, making a fake DSTwo would cost way too much since it has a CPU inside of it.

    You can always peal off that sticker on the front to see if it's real underneath, but I wouldn't since it might not stick back on.
     
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    I see the cpu under the sticker, seems legit to me.
     
  8. Technicmaster0

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    Sure there was one but it was called DSTWOi:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    I suppose you could just slap the name DSTWO onto any flashcart and call it a fake, but there hasn't been a fake that is actually believable. That clearly doesn't have a dedicated CPU inside, if you fall for that you should have done your research.
     
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    I think that it got sold as DSTWO and you can't see the PCB with normal store pictures.