What is the biggest SDHC card compatible with AKAIO?

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  1. panmusic
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    I currently have a 8GB card that runs just fine but I think to buy a larger one...
    Do the 16 or 32 GB SDHC work fine with AKAIO 1.5.1?
     
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    There is no 32gb microSDHC
    16gb is the highest and it supports acekard
    I use 8gb and IMO you dont need more than that plus im surviving on a 2gb with my psp which has even larger files
     
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    32GB is the largest MicroSDHC card availible and will be shipping soon.
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    This is the maximum supported by the Acekards.

    For highspeed cards, the price per GB on the 16GB/32GB cards compared to the 8GB cards is just to expensive though.
     
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    but whit 16 gb while the Acekard be slower or normal?
     
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    The speed of SDHC cards is not directly related to their capacity. SDHC cards are rated as 'class 2', 'class 4', or 'class 6' with 6 being the fastest. I think the class # relates to the Mb/s rate or something, but anyhow, a class 6 card is faster than a class 4 card, regardless of the capacity.

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    Who knows for sure? there could be a chance that with all that information on your card that it could slow down marginally, in which case you should seperate your games into different folders.

    This has helped a few gamers in the past.
     
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    The class of the card is the minimum speed of write of it
     
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    I use a 4gb sdhc card, and I have PLENTY of space available on it.

    And I'm no slouch for my use of it either.
     
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    Why would you need a card bigger than let's say 4gb for nds games ? Are you leaving your home for mmmm, let's say, 5 years ??? You can fit a lot of games on a 4gb card. I have a 2gb one and I'm sure I'll never fill it up.

    edit: how can i know which class my micro sd card is ?, it only says 17mb/s
     
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    perhaps he is using his ds for multimedia, video and music take up a bit of space, or maybe he wants to have a massive rom collection on his microsd for no particular reason.


    the class number is sometimes on the microsd with a circle around. you could just do a benchmark to find out if there is no number
     
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    Sorry, forgot about the multimedia capacities of the nds ...
     
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    I think you can get bigger ones, just they are NOT standard but may work. For example you can get 4gb NON-SDHC cards.
     
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    I don't think you can buy them anymore
     
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    i) Well it's obviously to fit more games on! There are over 4700 NDS roms excluding homebrew of which you can fit around 200 on a 8GB card.

    ii) 8GB cards cost very little and GB per $ are cheaper than 2GB cards, Even in the UK 8GB cards with 20MB/s read speeds and 8MB/s write speeds cost me only $16 where as the cheapest 2GB card costs $7, 4 2GB cards would cost me $28!

    iii) Acekards are well known for their spring on the SDslot breaking. The fewer times you have to remove and insert the card again, the better.
     
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    I am using a 16gb Class 2 SDHC with no problems at all. The class rating doesn't mean that much as far as using it with an AceKard is concerned.

    I have all of my NES, SNES, and NEO-GEO Roms on my SD card.
    My GBA collection weights in at 8Gigs (unzipped) while my NDS collection is about 50Gigs (unzipped).

    Granted, I don't load every single game that I own on it but I have about 10Gigs out of the 16 filled.

    If you know where to look, 16Gb SDHC cards can be had for about $25.
     

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