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Re: Would you buy a 32 gb micro sd on ebay?
Under NO circumstances should you buy an SD card from eBay even if the seller has 100% positive feedback, here's why: There are a rash of fake cards out there that have only 2gb capacity but are masked to look like they have 32 or 64gb. For example, if you buy one of these "64gb" cards, when you put the card in your device, it will read as if it has the full 64gb capacity. However, once it reaches the full 2gb, it will simply keep overwriting older files with new ones. You will have no idea this is happening until you try to retrieve a file that has been overwritten. For those that realize this, the sellers simply claim the disk must be defective and issue a full refund, no questions asked. That's why many of these scammers have 99 to 100% favorable ratings. I used one to create a recovery disk for my surface pro and it seemed to work great. After seeing some warnings on a forum, I downloaded a free program called FakeFlashTest and determined it only had 1.8gb of space (25% of what I needed to make a recovery disk). Fortunately, I discovered the error before I needed to use the disk. I feel sorry for the thousands of people who bought these to store photos or important files and won't find out for possibly years unitl they need those files and they're gone.
Originally Posted by Tone_Capone
Bottom line, DO NOT trust any SD cards offered on Ebay, even if they seem to be a brand name.