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SD Memory Card for the Wii

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Hardware' started by MasterJedi2U, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. MasterJedi2U

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    Okay I'm about to purchase a SD Memory Card for my Wii just incase the systems memory fills up quick once we download the VC games and other software from Nintendo. My questions is will 2G be enough to last for awhile? Or should I get something even bigger? Also I'm planning on buying the ScanDisk SD memory card. Has anyone gotten it and whats your opiniong on it? Poor or Good? Worth the price you got it for? I've found some good deals on it at different sites which sell it for way less than Walmart's 80 freaking dollars.
     
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    i got a 1gb from it and its goooood
     
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    "sandisk" and i suggest a 2gig my friend says its good.
     
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    Joshieca Oh yeah, its me!

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    I got a ScanDisk Ultra II 2 GB (supposed to be faster than their regular scandisk model)...only set me back $58.99 at Costco in store, listing for $64.99 on their website.
     
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    Thats a lot to be set back. The SanDisk is around 25 on eBay and I think its a pretty good quality SD card. Plus are you sure the ScanDisk Ultra is compatible with the Wii?
     
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    spicka Beastin By Nature!

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    Newegg used to have a 2 gig for 16.99+3.99 shipping (kingston brand) but i have not checked to see if its still there in a while.......so check newegg.com

    :D:D
     
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    Joshieca Oh yeah, its me!

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    Works fine so far. I might not make a huge diff. on the Wii, but with a digital camera it helps a lot....since I will use it on both the Wii and camera I went with the Ultra....don't forget about shipping on Ebay also...sometimes they jack up the cost there.
     
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    K thanks for the info.
     
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    I have a 1GB, and havent come close to even using it yet (1GB=8000 blocks).
     
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    2GB? :shocked: Honestly, you're really asking if it's good or not? You should be able to answer that yourself, that's pretty frigg'n awesome:yesnod:, just be sure to buy something other than nintnedo brand, Nintndo brand will rip you off, it's the same as all the other SD cards, just more expensive

    But, anyway, 2GB for VC games, that should hold a hefty amount of VC games, go for it
     
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    thatstobadd56 Player Hater

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    what is the point of SD cards and how do you save on the SD card? Does it do it automatically
     
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    You can save onto the internal memory automatically, but you can't download to an SD card, you have to download it to interenal memery then transfer it to the SD card, but you have to go into the data management on the Wii, it dosen't do it automatically, if you use up all the internal memory or channel spaces, you have no choice but to save to a memory card, and the bigger the SD card, the more VC games that can go on it
     
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    2GB is good for SD cards but its not really that much memory. Too bad Nintendo didn't just put in a 20GB HDD something. I've already used 7GB on my 360.
     
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    Well its a ripoff if its 80 dollars as it is on Walmart. However I'm getting the OFFICIAL Nintendo brand SD Memory Card for $28.00 totall off of eBay which is perfect right? $50.00 less than retail price.
     
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    How big is it? If it's 2GB, snatch it up while you still can, a deal like that is once in a lifetime

    if it's 1GB, same thing

    if it's 512MB, eh, you could probably get the same thing retail

    it it's 128MB, then it's overpriced
     
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    I've picked up the Nintendo Sandisk 2G for £20 bargin I say considering I could have paid £60 at Amazon, ripoff.
     
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    2 gig will be fine the VC games dont take up that much.
     
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    I have about 10 games downloaded and still have around 1,000 blocks left, so a 2gig card will definitely hold you off for a while.

    If you can afford it, try for the SanDisk Ultra II like what Joshieca has, they copy at like 66x or something like that as where a regular copies at 30x.. Isn't going to make much of a difference when transferring 1 game in and 1 game out, but if you're trying to move a lot of data at once then you'll appreciate the extra speed.
     

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