for a New 3DS XL, do I need a standard microsd or microsdhc?

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User Info: Zikten

Zikten
5 months ago#1
I want to upgrade to 32gb but I want to make sure I get the right card. some info talks about microSD and some mentions MicroSDHC. what is the difference?

User Info: Thunderbird8

Thunderbird8
5 months ago#2
32GB is microSDHC. The terms are all based on size. MicroSD is 2GB or less, microSDHC is 4GB-32GB, and microSDXC is 64GB+.

User Info: Zikten

Zikten
5 months ago#3
and is San DIsk really that bad? what brand should I use?

User Info: Zikten

Zikten
5 months ago#4
Thunderbird8 posted...
32GB is microSDHC. The terms are all based on size. MicroSD is 2GB or less, microSDHC is 4GB-32GB, and microSDXC is 64GB+.

oh ok. thanks

User Info: bungiefan

bungiefan
5 months ago#5
SD is Secure Digital and tops out at 2 GB. SDHC is Secure Digital High Capacity, and is the name for 4 to 32 GB cards. SDXC is Secure Digital eXtended Capacity, and is the name for 64 GB to 2 TB card sizes, which the 3DS is compatible with if you reformat to FAT32, because SDXC is required to ship formatted as exFAT (which the 3DS cannot use).
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User Info: este914

este914
5 months ago#6
I’d go 64 if I were you.
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User Info: Zikten

Zikten
5 months ago#7
este914 posted...
I’d go 64 if I were you.


I thought it could only support up to 32

User Info: megamachopop

megamachopop
5 months ago#8
Zikten posted...
este914 posted...
I’d go 64 if I were you.


I thought it could only support up to 32

bungiefan just explained that above.

User Info: ObtuseAngina

ObtuseAngina
5 months ago#9
Sandisk is fine assuming you get a legitimate card and not a fake one
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User Info: Zikten

Zikten
5 months ago#10
how do you tell if it's real?
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