What cart to use to play GBA games?

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    Hey guys i dont know if this is the right section or not, but im new to this [​IMG] I want to know what is the best card to play GBA games on [​IMG]
    Thankyou guys.
     


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    Do you have a DS
     
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    for real? >_>

    you should get Super Card DS 2.
     
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    Since it's in the DS section, I assume you want a slot-1 device?

    For slot-1, you really only have 2 choices. You've got the iPlayer, and the SuperCard DSTWO. They both use the same basic emulator, but the SuperCard can emulate NDS as well as GBA.

    If you really meant slot-2, than go with the EzFlash V (slot-2)
     
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    Yes i have a ds lite, haha
    i have a ttds and i have a m3dsreal,
    Cheers i look into the super card if noone suggests anything else mate [​IMG]
     
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    If you have a DS or DS Lite, getting a SLot-2 flash cart (GBA slot cart) is best alongside your Slot-1 (DS slot) cart.

    If you have a DSi or DSi XL, then the only recommended cart is the Supercard DSTWO.
     
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    i have a Gameboy advance aswell, i dont kow anything about gba emulators, i just want a good fast one that i can use sdhc, how much it costs doesnt bother me.
    I would rather use my Ds over my gameboy advance though.

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    i have a ds lite
     
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    For speed and compatibility, you should get a slot-2 device (the EzFlash V).
     
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    Are the games played through the dstt or m3? Or are they played seperately through the ez-flash? As someone mentioned "If you have a DS or DS Lite, getting a SLot-2 flash cart (GBA slot cart) is best alongside your Slot-1 (DS slot) cart." Does that mean i should use the ezy-flash for slot 1 aswell?
    thanks guys
     
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    Also guys does it just take a sdhc?
     
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    My 2 cents on this...
    The 3in1 is OK to use but it has some problems with certain titles and save management is iffy... If you are going to be wanting a good cart then an EZ3 (if you could find one), EZ4, or m3 Perfect cart would be the best option.
     
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    that's the 3 in 1.
    in your case not the best choice.
    it requires separate loading software on your slot1-card and it's not really supported on the m3real.

    ideal would be the m3perfect for you, but it's expensive and hard to find.
    in your DS you can load gba games from your m3real directly onto the m3perfect, and it can work on it's own in your GBA

    also, no slot-2 device supports SDHC, at best you can get one that supports either regular SD, or mini SD.
    but for just GBA games you don't need more than 2GB
     
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    Oh shit guys sorry i dont have the m3real anymore, i only have a dstt, but it only cost me $7 dollars, so whats the best slot 1 and slot 2 combo? And can anyone give me a link [​IMG] thanks guys
     
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    Well an EZVi with 3in1 would be the best choice for GBA compatibility. A strong second choice would be an AK2i with 3in1.

    Hmmm... It looks like the thread for Deal Extreme alternatives has been removed (or is currently being moved with the update to the forum) so here are some of the shops that I bookmarked:

    http://shoptemp.com
    http://www.everbuying.com
    http://0shippingzone.com

    Unfortunately, Bamboo Gaming is out of stock on what you need...
     
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    The EZ 3in1 is divided into 2 areas of memory... NOR and PSRAM.. NOR is a semi-perminant memory that is able to sustain a game w/o power while PSRAM requires power to keep its contens. IF you load to NOR then you won't need to reload it each time you start but if you load to PSRAM then it will always take you a few seconds depending on the size of the game.
     
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    Yeah, all microSD cards are supported nowadays.
     

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