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boiled goose
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(05-18-2009, 10:09 PM)
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My 1 gig card just got full from DLC and vc/wiiware games. I'm looking to buy a new card that is large enough to support me for the rest of the generation but is still good value.
Any suggestions?
MisterHero
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(05-18-2009, 10:11 PM)
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Is $20 for a Wii-brand 2GB card a good deal for you?

GameStop has those
NIN90
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(05-18-2009, 10:11 PM)
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Maybe a big, cheap one?
SabinFigaro
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(05-18-2009, 10:12 PM)
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I have this:

Kingston 8GB SDHC Class 6 Flash Card SD6/8GB



It cost me only $18.99 CDN (but seems to have jumped up in price lately). No problems and plenty of space (tens of thousands of blocks).
KingGondo
(05-18-2009, 10:12 PM)
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I don't think there's some huge difference in quality between brands or anything. Just get the one with the best size-price ratio. Who cares if it has a Wii logo on it?
TheWesker
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(05-18-2009, 10:14 PM)
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ONLY get the ones with the Wii logo! Non-branded ones can fuck up your Wii!!
koam
(05-18-2009, 10:16 PM)
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You can get a 16GB card for $20
Coins
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(05-18-2009, 10:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by thewesker

ONLY get the ones with the Wii logo! Non-branded ones can fuck up your Wii!!

I call shenanigans.
MisterHero
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(05-18-2009, 10:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by koam

You can get a 16GB card for $20

yes but isn't the Wii SD limit 2GB, or has that changed?
Xyphie
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(05-18-2009, 10:18 PM)
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Just make sure what you're buying isn't some Chinese Knock-off with terrible transfer speeds and you'll be ok.
BikoBiko
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(05-18-2009, 10:21 PM)
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Buy the cheapest one you can get, those work fine too. 8GB should be enough for the next 4 years.
Salmon
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(05-18-2009, 10:25 PM)

Originally Posted by MisterHero

yes but isn't the Wii SD limit 2GB, or has that changed?

It supports SDHC cards now, and you could get yourself a 32GB card if you want. I would prefer a 4-8GB card. SanDisk or Lexar if you go by quality. Don't mind different speed on those cards and everything, it's useless.

Non Wii brand cards fucks up your console? :lol They're made by SanDisk and it's just a regular SanDisk SD card with the Wii logo on it....nothing else.
FoxHimself
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(05-18-2009, 10:31 PM)
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He was just joking. Time to check those sarcasm detectors!

An 8GB card, or even 4GB, should be more than enough for downloading whatever you want. I have a 4GB one in my Wii now (hot!) and have about 50 VC and Wiiware games on it, and I've used like one tenth of the free space one it.

Buying a 16-32GB card would be overkill as you'd never ever fill one up.
Colonel Nelson
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(05-18-2009, 10:33 PM)
Wait the Wii supports SDHC now? No more generating giant files of garbage to keep the free space < 2GB? (Not that I actually did it, too lazy.) Nice!
Struct09
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(05-18-2009, 10:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Colonel Nelson

Wait the Wii supports SDHC now? No more generating giant files of garbage to keep the free space < 2GB? (Not that I actually did it, too lazy.) Nice!

SDHC support went in with the 4.0 update, the same update that lets you play games off your SD card.

I have an 8GB Kingston that works well, it's fast enough. Before that I had a 2GB OCZ that was also quick.
Salmon
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(05-18-2009, 10:37 PM)

Originally Posted by Colonel Nelson

Wait the Wii supports SDHC now? No more generating giant files of garbage to keep the free space < 2GB? (Not that I actually did it, too lazy.) Nice!

Yeah, and you can store (AND play) all your VC and Wiiware games on the SD card! Sweet huh?
Xavien
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(05-18-2009, 10:37 PM)
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Sandisk Extreme SD cards have always worked very fast and reliably for me (remember SD card transfer speed is not fixed, some cheapy SD cards have truly craptacular transfer speeds).

UltimateIke
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(05-18-2009, 10:43 PM)
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Just remember that SDHC cards don't work with disk games like Guitar Hero/Rock Band, Animal Crossing, SSBB, ExciteTruck, etc.
boiled goose
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(05-19-2009, 01:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by UltimateIke

Just remember that SDHC cards don't work with disk games like Guitar Hero/Rock Band, Animal Crossing, SSBB, ExciteTruck, etc.

for the downloadable content or the game saves only?

I want to be able to use the same card for DLC and wiiware/vc games.
Can you use the RB2, GHWT, AC DLC from a SDHC card?
Last edited by boiled goose; 05-19-2009 at 01:33 AM.
tass0
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(05-19-2009, 01:45 AM)
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What is the max I should spend for a sd card for just a few gamesaves (3 - 6 saves)?
Andrex
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(05-19-2009, 01:51 AM)

Originally Posted by amtentori

for the downloadable content or the game saves only?

I want to be able to use the same card for DLC and wiiware/vc games.
Can you use the RB2, GHWT, AC DLC from a SDHC card?

No.
Rash
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(05-19-2009, 02:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by tass0

What is the max I should spend for a sd card for just a few gamesaves (3 - 6 saves)?

You can get a 2GB one off of Newegg.com for six bucks, free shipping. That'll set you for life.
boiled goose
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(05-19-2009, 03:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by Andrex

No.

hmmm... thats dissapointing

so two gigs is the most i can have to have everything in one place... :S
Marvie_3
(05-19-2009, 03:13 AM)
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Originally Posted by FoxHimself

Buying a 16-32GB card would be overkill as you'd never ever fill one up.

Just wait until Nintendo opens the flood gates for VC releases....
comedy bomb
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(05-19-2009, 03:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Marvie_3

Just wait until Nintendo opens the flood gates for VC releases....

Or removes the size cap.
UltimateIke
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(05-19-2009, 04:01 AM)
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I have a standard 2GB SD card for GHWT DLC and a 4GB SDHC for VC/WiiWare. I only swap cards when I play Guitar Hero, so it isn't a big deal. Hopefully GH5 and other future DLC games will be SDHC compatible.
Aeana
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(05-19-2009, 04:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Marvie_3

Just wait until Nintendo opens the flood gates for VC releases....

Good one.

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