Good retail MicroSD card for rooting?

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  1. jwhite

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    Rooting instructions suggest using a class 6 microSD card for rooting. Is there a good retail source? Frys.com doesn't list the class. Bestbuy.com doesn't list the class (well, the only one listed is class 2).

    Any suggestions?
     
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    Frys.com actually does list Class on some, here is a 16 GB Class 10, was 27.99 when I bought went up to 32, FRYS.com | 16GB MICRO SD C10

    Class 10 is the best.

    Target also carries a Class 6 8 GB with a USB microSD adapter for over 30 dollars.
     
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    I'm not sure I understand why they would recommend that. I used random class 4 card I sitting around... The class refers to write speed ... and is generally more important when using for things like writing video information in a camera/camcorder ... not for an ebook reader to read from ??

    That being said ... amazon, newegg both can be searched for cards based on class rating.
     
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    +1 What ^ he said. Class 2 is fine. Don't by the hype on faster cards, not necessary for an eReader.

    -Matt
     
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    That's a good point. Wish I'd thought of that. Scratch what I said above. Speed matters. And size. ;)

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    I really did mean retail, not mail-order as I was looking to do it ... maybe tonight, but thanks for the Amazon link anyway. That's not a bad deal. My thinking was that I'd get an inexpensive lower capacity card for rooting. If I need something for some other purpose, I'll get one for that purpose.

    All the retail 2GB cards are around $10, which doesn't hurt the pocketbook. I'll try one and report back.
     
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    $10 PNY 2GB card worked fine.

    I bought and used the:
    P-SDU2GB-EF/BG
     
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    All are good, although I'd stay with class 2 to 6. Some people have had issues with the higher classes in their mobile devices.

    @OP
    I'd get any 1-2 GB microSD card for rooting purposes.
     
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    Dell had a deal on a Kingston Class 4 4GB for $7 a couple days back... not sure if it's still on (here in Canada). I bought one, just as a backup. My main is a class 4 16GB... also Kingston.
     
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    Thanks. This is the one I used from Best Buy.
     
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