As we know that currently the latest 3ds version is V6.2.0-12 and if you want to buy a flashcart for your 3ds console. most guys will choose a r4 3ds card, now they are already some r4i cards can work on the latest 3ds console. such as r4i gold 3ds, r4i sdhc 3ds, r4i dual core.... and you may confused about all the r4 card and want to know which r4 3ds is the best for 3ds V6.2.0-12, this post will tell you how to choose, buy r4i gold 3ds or buy r4i sdhc 3ds.
currently both the r4i gold and r4i sdhc cards can work on the latest 3ds firmware V6.2.0-12, but i would recommend r4i gold 3ds card more then r4i sdhc 3ds card. there are some reasons i recommend r4i gold 3ds more.
since there are so many cards called r4i gold cards, before you choose the flaahcart, make sure the r4i gold 3ds card is this one. R4i Gold 3DS Wood R4i 3DS flashcard For DS DSi 3DS
At first, r4i gold 3ds card is the first 3ds flashcart that can work on the latest 3ds V6.2.0-12, r4i gold 3ds official site has released the patch one day after the new 3ds firmware released, very quick and simple. so if the 3ds future firmwares comes out, the r4i gold 3ds card also can release the update patch quicker, means you can use it forever and don't need to buy new card every time, compared to r4i gold 3ds, r4i sdhc 3ds card released the update slower and even didn;t release the update patch for the old cards, they just released new firmware for the new cards, which means for customers who have bought the card before the 3ds new firmware came out, the card is no use at all if you have updated your 3ds console to V6.2.0-12.
Secondly, the r4i gold 3ds card uses wood firmware, it is a very good kernel for flashcart, r4i gold 3ds card is supported by wood official team, wood firmware updates regularly and has very good game compatibility. it is one of the best kernels for 3ds flashcarts.