What SD Card size should i get to use emuNAND

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  1. CIAwesome526
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    should i get a 16GB card or 32GB card. abviously 16GB is cheaper by 7 dollars cheaper than the 32GB (its 8 dollars), but the 32 GB (15 dollars) is larger. this is for emuNAND and sysNAND (although i will probably only install things on emuNAND, and my old 3ds has a 16GB card with tons of VC) i only have $50, so i want to save money, but i want to know what to get. So anyway, 16GB ($8) or 32GB ($15), i only have $50. what should i get?
     


  2. Adeka

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    What do you plan to install on it?
     
  3. Suthek

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    $50 > $15.
    Since you can afford it, go big or go home?
    Unless you have other bills to pay?
     
  4. CIAwesome526
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    anything like that is reserved, $50 = money i can pay
    .cia's, VC, Y'know... maybe some videos, and flipnotes i make, music, sometimes i even backup a file or 2 on there if i have nothing else, so i like to keep 2 gigs open at all time.
     
  5. Suthek

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    Then why stop there? You get get a 64GB card for closer to $50.
     
  6. Adeka

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    Bigger is better when your installing .cias
     
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    i dont like spending all my money, in case i need something else. i doubt ill fill up 32GB, but i dont know. i guess im going with 32
     
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    32gb is a nice compromise when you don't want to spend as much and still want plenty of space

    Though I'd personally go for the best and go for 64gb (128gb is overkill even for myself...)
     
  9. CIAwesome526
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    i guess that settles it, im going for 32GB, i just cant spend the money for a 64GB
     
  10. Adeka

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    Frys has 64gb cards on sale for 30 bucks this week in the US
     
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    I'm going perfectly fine with a 16GB. But I'm low maintenance, so go with 32GB. It can fit a lot of stuff.
     
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    I'm pretty sure everyone has fell for those stupid fake micro sd ebay auctions once. Once you fall for it you learn always buy from a retail store near you.
     
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    Lol, WalMart sells em for like 20 bucks more expensive than a trusted online seller. Everything online is cheaper from my experience. (Buying retro games, buying TVs, etc)
     
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    Depends on if you plan to install cia's and how much? For N3ds you'll need about 2gb of additional storage for the emunand, for 3ds you'll only need 1gb of additional storage.

    btw 64gb mSD cards are coming down in price, I just picked up another.
     
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    amazon.... right now. has 64 gig cards on sale for $25.
     
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    Just be absolutely sure you get a class 10 card. It makes everything so much easier. The 3DS SD card is used the most, to read and write. Also makes cia installation faster.
     
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    well, the sd cards im looking at are class 10 U1
     
  20. Ralph1611

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    64GB.. there are some issues installing CIAs on 128 GB.. they simply wont install