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    Default Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    Greetings! I am going through 32gig MicroSD cards like u wound'nt believe. Am on my 3rd one - each of mine die after about 8 hours to 2 days of use. The S3 simply says the card has been removed. When I put into my laptop it does not see the card at all. The SD seems fried.

    It is a SanDisk microSDHC 32 GB Class 10. Fortunately Costco allows me to return for another each time.

    I have not heard of any other probs w 32gig cards. May be a prob w/my S3?

    Running rooted stock rom. Not overclocking and there does not seem to be extra heat.

    Any other thoughts?

    jay
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    Default Re: Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    seems more likely to be the phone. One thing to think of is the class of card. Bigger isn't always better. Phones seem to like faster read/write for smaller files so check out the specs. I think I'm using a class 4 card with no issues
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    Default Re: Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    It's your phone. I hate to say this but you need to return it.
    Had the same problem with my Evo 3D. It fried three 16Gb cards right before it dies itself.

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    Default Re: Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    I have to agree with the previous posters that the problem is your phone. I brought my 32 GB card over from my EVO 3D without any problems other than not being able to have stuff stored on this card by default.
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    Default Re: Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    Yeah, I tend to agree with you guys that it's the phone.

    I just wonder what kind of hoops I'll need to go through to get it replaced.

    Thanks for the input.
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    Default Re: Prob with 32gig MicroSD - thoughts?

    Think about buying a Samsung 32GB Class 10 MicroSD. I got mine on eBay for $19 and I haven't had any problems since I put it on my phone. I've heard this happening a lot to non-Samsung MicroSD cards.

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