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Old 13 January 2017, 13:37   #1
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Question Micro SD unstable?

I have never had a stable Micro SD card over 16GB is this just my bad luck or known problem? Never had a problem with CF cards - Once I start filling them up over about 6GB thats it problems - tried several makes and different PCs.
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Old 13 January 2017, 22:11   #2
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I hope it's not a common problem, because I bought a generic 128GB Micro SD HC card from CeX late last year for 20.

The only difference between that card and others I have bought (8GB or less) is that it's formatted with the exFAT filesystem.
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Old 15 January 2017, 11:53   #3
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There so cheap, I think there a little bit of a false economy, I dont think there very reliable.
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Old 16 January 2017, 10:12   #4
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Get what you pay for I guess, brought a high quality, class 10 32gb samsung Micro SD card years ago and never once had a problem with it. Still going strong to this day.
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If they are bogus then Nintendo has a big problem, since they are the only real way to have some proper storage space for the upcoming Switch
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Old 17 February 2017, 11:08   #6
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For SDHC there should be no difference between 16Gb and 32Gb.
Any device or software supporting any SDHC doesn’t save any hassle supporting only 16Gb.
There’s no such thing as a 128Gb SDHC card, it’s a new can of worms after 32Gb,
with old devices, just like the change from the prior SD cards with 2Gb max capacity.
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I changed my microSD card reader for a much better one and the results are much better but I still have some broken directorys and files.
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Old 27 February 2017, 03:54   #8
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I've had microsd in phones for many years, microsd in my garmin GPS, a half dozen raspberry Pi's, etc. Only issues I've ever had is mySql will bork during a power failure but it does that on a regular disk too.
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