Which one's better, Acekard 2i or R4i Gold PRO?

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  1. Hyoretsu
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    I digged up my old Acekard 2i and discovered the time bomb of the R4i Gold PRO from http://r4isdhc.com/, so I was wondering, which one's better: Acekard 2i with latest AKAIO or R4i Gold PRO with ysmenu?
     
  2. Apache Thunder

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    The AceKard obviously. Most R4's use modified loaders like WoodR4 and what not, but AceKard's original loader is better. :D
     
  3. Ziefer846

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    I've been rocking the acekard 2i for the longest while. It still works great.
     
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    The Acekard 2i is an excellent card. The only real downside is that it won't work on an unmodified console these days.
     
  5. SirByte

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    With the alleged Acekard 2i card-internal firmware flashing for the DS-mode (Start-Select-X) bootrom hack, wouldn't it be possible to write a customized bootloader that isn't blacklisted so the Acekard 2i will work fine with 3DS 11.4.0 firmware? This doesn't have to be a huge rewrite, just enough for the 3DS to no longer block it.

    Edit: this is for people that don't want to run CFW, just plain vanilla OFW for their 'main' rig in order to minimize ban-risk
     
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  6. HamBone41801

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    alleged? we have proof dude.
     
  7. Ricken

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    Get the AceKard 2i. You'll be able to play all your DS games, and you'll eventually be able to install B9S on any 3DS with it
     
  8. CrispyYoshi

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    We do? Can you post the proof? I'm genuinely curious
     
  9. squall14716

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    No.
     
  10. HamBone41801

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    yea just a sec.

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    That won"t be possible becuase the can"t be updated because a hardware limitation, that since the current TWL_FIRM checks that the game card has a proper savegame EEPROM. The only way to run it in the lastest Firmware is running it through an Action Replay that"s compatible with 3DS.
    I"m not sure in that case of the DSi System Update 1.4.5, that since I don"t know and I haven"t checked what Nintendo exactly did in that update.