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Memory stick genuine or not ?

Discussion in 'Sony PSP - Mod and firmware discussion' started by nthdrkn, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. nthdrkn

    nthdrkn Member

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    Hello, I just read the threads about how to recognize a fake. I recently bought a 2GB Hi speed (sony ?) on ebay (what an error it was...). Although I read all of this documentation, I'm still not sure if my new 2GB ms is genuine. Almost everything tells me that it is fake : I bought it for 1€ (approximately one buck), the transfer speed are very low (writing speed 2.7 MB/S and reading speed 8.1 MB/S). There is also a serial number at the back : L406L1L, which I am not sure it is real or not. Thanks for the answers.
     
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    Well the writing speed is way too low and I've heard that a fake has a reduced lifetime compared toa a real one. :S
     
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    not really, if it plays games your lucky man! look at me i spent my money adn it dnt load my games!!!!!!!!

    My mates had his FAKE ass MS for nealry a year.
     
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    The writing speed is also very important to me. What are the specs of a real Hi-speed ?
     
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    a real one goes to about 80mbps. man riting sped or not ti was 1 buck for u u lucky guy!!!!!!!!
     
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    I'm kinda maniac when it comes to details like that. So it is indeed a fake. Anyone to confirm this ?
     
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    well if its that slow then yes definitly a fake
     
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    Ok thanks for the tip, and is my serial number knwon to be fake ?
     
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    i have to agree does it really matte rif it's fake aslong as it plays your games its good right i brought a 2gb sony high speed ms of ebay for less than 20 pounds and i knwo for a fact its probably fake but im happy aslong as it plays my games
     
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    as long as it plays the games i wouldnt worry bout it. After all it was only a buck.
     
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    Some fakes are known to have issues, so it would be better for me to get a genuine one if this one is really a fake. I should have thought twice about it (comes from HK and for a buck)...
     
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    from ebay from hongkong and for a buck what do you expect???
     
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    To be lucky enough to get a real one :cool:. Should I prevent ebay that this seller is providing fake ms ?
     
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    from ebay they are usually fakes nothing new there nothing that they dont know, but mine works fine since i buy it about 1 year ago
     
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    What about the serial number ? Is it specific of the fakes ?
     
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    i think its fake.. but u bought it for 1 $ and everything is working. but its just the speed thats going a lil slower. i wouldnt return it cuz u got it for 1 buck
     
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    READ the posts people are telling you. So what if it is fake. The only thing different about fake memory cards is the writing speed. You bought a 2gb memory card for a dollar and now your questing that. Um....Hello... 2gb memory cards are sold for like $80. Why are you complaining you saved $79.

    End of discussion, you shouldn't be complaining
     
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    calm down?LOL
    k um yeah..try reformating the memory stick. then fit in at least 1.7 gb of stuff.. ANYTHING. and see if it can fit. just in case its not a 2 gb ms
     
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    Well I'm not complaining, I'm just trying to learn how to not be fooled again.
     

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