Upgrading to New Chips Worth it?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by Gamesphere, May 24, 2009.

  1. Gamesphere

    Gamesphere GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 21, 2006
    United States
    Hey guys! Im currently running a custom 4.0 IOS system menu with a Wiikey v1 1.9s. I recently read the new DriveKey modchip review and the chip looks awesome! Im thinking about upgrading but my Wiikey is soldered on with small wires. Is it worth it?
  2. UranusKiller

    UranusKiller TranceMaster

    Feb 9, 2009
    Redcar, England, UK.
    no point at all. really.
  3. linuxares

    linuxares I'm not a generous god!

    Aug 5, 2007
    No point at all!
  4. Tichinde925

    Tichinde925 Marth Ditto Money Match?

    Jul 14, 2008
    United States
    Warwick, Rhode Island
    Drivekey gives 3X Disc Reading Speed.

    If your not planning on updating in the near future, use the USB Loader.

    If your planning on updating and if the backup loaders ever stop working, get a conventional chip that will give 6X reading speed such as the Wiikey 2.
  5. bootsector

    bootsector GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 2, 2008
    Modchips are worthless nowadays.
  6. dlxowhd

    dlxowhd GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 7, 2008
    United States
    i don't understand why anyone would even bother with a hardmod (chips) anymore.
    usbloader is all you need and you don't need a chip to get it.
    i actually took my d2pro out because i don't like having worthless shit soldered on inside my wii.
  7. lajd

    lajd GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 3, 2008
    United States
    same here. I took out my d2ckey. it was a crappy pre-release that wouldn't play some games. with softmods and sd/usbloader, all my games are playable.
  8. ether2802

    ether2802 we have the techno...!!

    Former Staff
    Oct 14, 2007
    Pto. Vallarta
    WOW......is it waninkoko the ModChip manufacturer killer..??? just like video killed the radio stars..?? [​IMG] Well I'm actually thinking on buying a ModChip (maybe an Argon or some upgradable one) because i really like to use the discs, and cause I haven't found a good deal for a 1TB HDD (main reason [​IMG])

    EDIT: Oh and DriveKey is the biggest scam in Wii Hacking history really, period.
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