What is better about the Nintendo Switch SD cards?

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User Info: CT24

CT24
7 months ago#1
I saw this online (and at a local store for the same price):
https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-microSDXC-Nintendo-Switch-SDSQXAO-128G-GN6ZA/dp/B075RH8PTL/

But I also saw this one:
https://www.amazon.com/Sandisk-Ultra-200GB-Micro-Adapter/dp/B073JY5T7T/pd_rd_wg=WrIBq&psc=1&refRID=G63F8YXP7BXRYVS9D15D

Per GB, it looks like the "official" Nintendo Switch SD cards are noticeably more expensive. Is there any advantage to getting an SD card for the Switch that has the official Nintendo label on it vs. one that doesn't?

User Info: DuranmanX4

DuranmanX4
7 months ago#2
Nothing

See PS VITA for proof
Retail PS4, VITA, Wii U, 3DS and Switch games (2013-2018):
https://i.imgur.com/vPM5YTU.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Lhh37vL.jpg https://i.imgur.com/QIzEm7d.jpg

User Info: Turbam

Turbam
7 months ago#3
It has a picture of Link on the packaging.
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User Info: Happy Mask Man

Happy Mask Man
7 months ago#5
The Switch-branded SanDisk cards are UHS 3 speed class. They're equivalent to the "Extreme" SanDisk line, rather than the "Ultra" you linked to. This is the equivalent non-Nintendo-branded version:

https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-128GB-microSDXC-UHS-3/dp/B06XX3X9JD/

Basically, they're faster cards. Though I couldn't say how much this would affect use with the Switch.
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User Info: Gargomon251

Gargomon251
7 months ago#6
Chemazan posted...
Turbam posted...
It has a picture of Link on the packaging.

This post must be funny for dyslexic people

How so?
>Trolling is not someone posting an opinion that differs from yours
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User Info: TheBest69

TheBest69
7 months ago#7
Happy Mask Man posted...
The Switch-branded SanDisk cards are UHS 3 speed class. They're equivalent to the "Extreme" SanDisk line, rather than the "Ultra" you linked to. This is the equivalent non-Nintendo-branded version:

https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-128GB-microSDXC-UHS-3/dp/B06XX3X9JD/

Basically, they're faster cards. Though I couldn't say how much this would affect use with the Switch.


I honestly don't know if it even makes a difference in practice. I have a very, very cheap sd card in my switch. I bought that thing so many years ago (back when sd cards were a new thing lol) and never had a problem with anything. And as I said, the card I use is from the stone age and flew around the house for years. Pah

User Info: spewman

spewman
7 months ago#8
Happy Mask Man posted...
The Switch-branded SanDisk cards are UHS 3 speed class. They're equivalent to the "Extreme" SanDisk line, rather than the "Ultra" you linked to. This is the equivalent non-Nintendo-branded version:

https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-128GB-microSDXC-UHS-3/dp/B06XX3X9JD/

Basically, they're faster cards. Though I couldn't say how much this would affect use with the Switch.


It doesn't really seem to affect performance at all, apparently. As long as they are uhs 1 you're good.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2017-best-microsd-cards-for-switch-loading-time-comparison_7

User Info: delRey91

delRey91
7 months ago#9
DuranmanX4 posted...
Nothing

See PS VITA for proof


Damn you try hard, so sad u.u
You should open a window in your basement, let some pure and fresh air hits you~
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User Info: DuranmanX4

DuranmanX4
7 months ago#10
delRey91 posted...
DuranmanX4 posted...
Nothing

See PS VITA for proof


Damn you try hard, so sad u.u
You should open a window in your basement, let some pure and fresh air hits you~


I'm guessing you don't think I live in China or Mexico
Retail PS4, VITA, Wii U, 3DS and Switch games (2013-2018):
https://i.imgur.com/vPM5YTU.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Lhh37vL.jpg https://i.imgur.com/QIzEm7d.jpg
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