What kind of Memory does the Wii use

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  1. Tozarian
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    I know it uses "Blocks" but does it have a hard drive or flash memory? If so how much space (in bytes) is available.
     
  2. Sinkhead

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    As far as I know it's NAND Flash Memory.
     
  3. Tozarian
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    Thanks. I didnt think it was a hard drive in the first place. I'm still trying to figure out the blocks.
     
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    512 MB flash memory.
     
  5. Tozarian
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    Thanks.

    EDIT: 1GB=7742 blocks
     
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    I wish they would just use Mb instead of blocks. It´s a lot more natural to most of us. I really didn´t want to have to remember one more conversion rate...
     
  7. Sir VG

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    You're not suppose to "convert", as it's not intended for the stuff it's being used for now. Everything that the Wii uses (Wii Store, save listings, etc) are all listed in blocks, so it's more simplistic. The pirates just made it more complicated. [​IMG]
     
  8. malsuk

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    agreed lol [​IMG]
     
  9. Tozarian
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    But if you want more memory the SD card you buy will be listed in bytes and not "blocks". So it is sorta useful to know a GB is around 7000 blocks.