Which GBA flashcard is the more cheaper? (for GBA slot and not primary slot)

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by gengardenne, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. gengardenne
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    Like the title I'm looking for a GBA flashcard for my GBA(not for my NDS)
    I found the Supercard mini for less than 20 USD and I think this is one of the more convenient.You have some other flashcard to show me for a price around the first one?
    I knew of the Ezrael(don't remember the exact name) flashcard but I think it is only for NDS but can emulate also GBA ROM.
    Thank you like always :)
     
  2. arq

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    EzFlash4, cost 30-40USD, works perfectly with GBA. Has had stable firmware updates in the last months and new microSD version a few years ago. Supports big micro sdhc cards (though you probably can fit GBA library to something like 4GB microsd card).

    The latest updates support just dumping your GBA roms straight to the microsd card without any conversions or fiddling around with software. Supports soft reset back to EZ menu, sleep mode and writing games to NOR-memory (required for 32mb games, can be used for faster start with smaller games). The only downside to some people is missing RTC, and the card does not support save states (though very few do).

    The Everdrive lost a lot of it's edge when EzFlash4 got it updates, especially since Everdrive is bigger cartridge than normal. Only upsides for Everdrive now is the inclusion of RTC and a bit faster loading.

    My experiences with SuperCard are from years ago, but at least then it was a horrible card - many games suffered from serious slowdown and were thus unplayable. Some games were also not able to load saves correctly, which also made the game unplayable. Not sure if it was SuperCard Mini or some other SC, and it might have improved since then.
     
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  3. gengardenne
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    Thank for your reply arq :)
    You're not the first person said me supercard mini is not the best like card but if it is one of the more convenient there is always something in less.Yes maybe now after some years the flashcard could be improved I think.
    Any other valid card? At the moment because my resources(lol) I'm more attracted by the mini
     
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    Everdrive GBA X5 will always be superior in every way to any older tech out there
     
  5. FAST6191

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    I dare say convenient is not the right word. Unless you do mean you like slowdowns, incompatibility, patching games and even the mere act of saving to involve hassle rather than just waiting for the cart to do it all transparently for you, and other than a handful of games with extra hardware* then experiencing them just as you would on an official cart.

    *there is no flash cart with the boktai solar sensor sort of thing.