Which R4 Card to Buy?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by theskipster, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. theskipster
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    So, I was wondering what the differences are between these two R4 cards? Other than the fact that one of them was first, is there any big difference between the two cards? The cards are...

    R4i-SDHC 3DS RTS for New 3DS /3DS v9.9/2DS/DSi/DS Lite
    http://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=146

    R4i GOLD 3DS RTS for New 3DS /3DS v9.9/2DS/DSi/DS Lite
    http://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=149

    Thank you!

    P.S. This is only my second thread, please tell me if it is in the wrong place! Not sure since it is compatible with 3DS if it should be here, or should be in the NDS section because it can not play 3DS games.
     
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    They both should do the job well enough if you don't use the RTS features (RTS - Real Time Save), since I hear it's a dirty hack and can corrupt saves. As long as you save in-game (the "proper" way) you should be fine with either one.

    Both work on the 3DS, but they don't run 3DS games. They run DS games.

    Fair warning though, the "Gold" one has a very high rate of DOA cases. I got burned with one myself and had to return it. Haven't tried the one with the red packaging yet, but make sure the reseller accepts refunds.

    Edit:
    Don't worry about updates. If it works on 6.3+, it works on 9.8+. Nintendo stopped blocking DS flashcarts a long time ago.
     
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    Thanks! I guess I'll go with the R4 Gold! Even if for some reason it doesn't work on the latest 3DS update, that is not too too big a deal, I usually play DS games on my DS Lite so I can play 3DS games at the same time (shiny hunting in Pokemon). Thanks again!

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    Thank you! I'll be sure that the website accepts returns.
     
  5. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    I got 6 r4gold cards and 6 8gb sd cards for $37 shipped the other day, they really are dirt cheap. If you don't mind spending a little more money then the dstwo is worth every penny

    Yup, I have a wholesale supplier overseas that most of the vendors use

    http://www.eachmall.com/goods-9608-9608.html?sup_sn=G999

    I get a free one every time I buy five
     
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