What SD Card to buy

Discussion in 'Wii U - Homebrew' started by thekarter104, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. thekarter104
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    thekarter104 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Hello.

    First off, I'm looking for an SD Card in my local electronic store where I also buy my games, so I'm almost sure there are no fakes lying around.
    Secondly, my old 8GB SD Card that I use for Wii U right now, is going to be used for the 3DS.

    The SD Cards in the $20 and less price range are available:

    SANDISK Micro-SDXC Ultra Android 64GB 80MB/s Class 10 : $19
    SANDISK SDHC Ultra 32 GB 80 MB/s Class 10 : $15.49
    KINGSTON MicroSDHC 64GB Class 10 UHS-I + Adapter : $19.45

    Those 3 cards I'm seeing in my price range and I have questions.
    Which one is the best of those 3 to buy?
    Does the Wii U accept UHS cards? Pretty sure the 3DS doesn't.
    I prefer getting one of the 64GB ones though. For just $4 more, I have a 64GB card. Are they good?

    I'd like to change my emuNAND region from E to U on the 8GB SD card. my 3DS sysNAND is 9.2.
    There is a tutorial, but is it way too outdated for use, or can I just use it?

    Thanks!
     
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    x65943 Resident Greekaboo, Amateur Dog Father

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    As for your first question.

    The card is class 10 uhs-1. The wiiu doesn't support uhs in the sense that you don't get the better uhs speeds. It will work just fine at class 10 speeds.

    I bought a 64GB class 10 sandisk from Amazon for my wiiu, and it's worked out great (also $19.95).
     
  3. thekarter104
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    thekarter104 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Thanks. Got the SANDISK one which has UHS, according to you it will work fine.
    I don't have access to my Wii U atm.
     
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    thekarter104 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I forgot to ask. The best way to format it?
    Cluster size and everything.
     
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    x65943 Resident Greekaboo, Amateur Dog Father

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    Format to FAT32. Dimok's fw.img will reformat the card for you when you dump your nand so don't worry about cluster size right now (just use the default).
     
  6. thekarter104
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    thekarter104 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I'm not going to use redNAND. I'll use it for Loadiine games except for games that run really slow like TP. I'll install those games to Wii U with exploit do Brasileiro.