Can the 3ds use 64gb sd cards?

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User Info: Jonbazookaboz

Jonbazookaboz
4 years ago#1
Anyone know this?
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User Info: spealfan444

spealfan444
4 years ago#2
No, the highest it can go is a 32GB SDHC card.
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Jonbazookaboz
4 years ago#3
Cheers buddy. Thought so
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User Info: TheRealItachi

TheRealItachi
4 years ago#4
spealfan444 posted...
No, the highest it can go is a 32GB SDHC card.


No.
It can use 64 GB cards, that have been formatted to FAT32.
You just need to format the card first, TC, but yes, 64/128 GB SD cards work.
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User Info: Jonbazookaboz

Jonbazookaboz
4 years ago#5
Cheers
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User Info: Sosdoc

Sosdoc
4 years ago#6
To clarify, it officially supports up to 32GB SDHC cards, but people found out that even 128GB cards work as long as they're formatted to FAT32.

User Info: vidalmoraza

vidalmoraza
4 years ago#7
spealfan444 posted...
No, the highest it can go is a 32GB SDHC card.


If you donīt know, donīt answer, it can use 64GB and 128GB as long it has the right format...
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User Info: Jonbazookaboz

Jonbazookaboz
4 years ago#8
I went for the fastest possible 32gb one anyway. It was a good price on amazon. Considering i have 4gb at the moment. 32 should be plenty
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User Info: Sosdoc

Sosdoc
4 years ago#9
Jonbazookaboz posted...
I went for the fastest possible 32gb one anyway. It was a good price on amazon. Considering i have 4gb at the moment. 32 should be plenty


Good choice, I have a 16GB one and I have 5-6 digital retail games (big ones like mh3u and dkcr), still got plenty of space for more.
You should be fine for a long time, 3DS games rarely take more than 2GB each.

User Info: junior1man

junior1man
4 years ago#10
I originally got a 64GB HDXC card and formatted it FAT 32. I consistently got "SD card removed" messages and my 3DS booted quite slow. I reformatted (quick and full) several times and recopied my downloaded game info to no avail. When I purchased a regular 32GB HDSC card the problems went away.

It could have been a bad card but I purchased from a reputable manufacturer that we've used for cameras and other SD card needs (and the reformatted to exFAT 64GB HDXC card has worked flawlessly since in a camera), but I did not want to go through the hassle of exchanging it and continuing the experiment.

Bottom line, 32GB HDSC card is the way to go in my experiences.
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