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First, thank you for a very informative read. Until Dawn #9. Pogo 2009-02-22 21:56:04 UTC #11 malkav11: I have way more than 120GB of games in progress, as it is. Report Message 4 of 11 (262 Views) Reply 0 Likes ItsJustEmman Uncharted Territory Registered: 07/31/2014 Offline 1446 posts 08-09-2015 12:59 AM User Info ItsJustEmman ADD AS A FRIEND Re: Hard Check This Out

Also note that the SSD part of an SSHD slowly will wear out over time, slowly degrading the performance of the drive even more. P.S. What's more, not all SSDs have TRIM support. But for those who do, you may experience a noticeable slowdown as your drives age. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-3183638/hard-drive-decision.html

For this reason, desktop HDDs tend to be 3.5-inches with a maximum capacity of 4TB while laptop HDDs tend to be 2.5-inches with a max capacity of 2TB. Thanks for pointing it out. Other than Age of Conan, I haven't seen or heard of any 15-20gb games... permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Leather_Boots 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(14 children)I'm living in Phuket and had a seagate 2TB usb3 slim portable delivered from Lazada.

Their website pages on my (newer) model did not even mention TRIM anywhere. But it is true some games a really large - like if you were playing the new Madden, the new 2K, Witcher 3, Call of Duty... But when all the bits are written to once, if TRIM is not in use they will slow down significantly when writing info to the SSD. USB, even USB Superspeed ("USB 3.0") will never provide end users the data transfer rates that the protocol theoretically offers.

And a handful of Indies. solved How to set second hard drive as main storage device? Advertisement Latest Deals Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. http://community.us.playstation.com/t5/PlayStation-General/Hard-drive-decision/td-p/45311262 If it wasn't all caps, then it won't read it.

I thought it would be too big to fit inside? Easy and simple! permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]mujakuku 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(0 children)Upgraded mine to 4tb, not disappointed. They typically connect using a USB 2.0 cable which caps out at 480 Mb/s, though later models may support USB 3.0 which caps out at 5.0 Gb/s.

I'd add the 500 GB as a second drive as long as the wireless is working reasonably well. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T61-and-prior-T-series/New-hard-drive-decision-for-Z60m/m-p/201610 Will be purchasing 3rd party memory (4GB) and am thinking about buying a 3rd party hard drive to replace the 200GB that comes default. What Hard drive did you get? If I could've, I would have gone for a 10,000 RPM model at half that storage capacity!

No idea how much of that is urban legend at this point. http://zuneuser.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-not-a-valid-win32-application-wont-open-my-e-drive-partition.php permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]randybruderrandybruder 8 points9 points10 points 4 months ago(14 children)To be fair, a disc-based collection still uses the exact same amount of hard drive space. Plus some saved game footage. Mouse November 12, 2016 at 9:14 am Right under the title. "March 23, 2015" Reply Byron Gordon July 24, 2016 at 4:25 pm Joel, I don't know if you're still reading

The PS4 boots into a special backup mode. I tried to reinstall it like a month ago and it didn't work. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]GGnerd 2 points3 points4 points 4 months ago(4 children)Really? this contact form Reply to LukeFig 1 answer Last reply Sep 12, 2016 More about hard drive decision Boogieman_WDSep 12, 2016, 7:46 AM Hey there, LukeFig.

I finally decided to do some research into drives intended to be shockproof, not because I abuse drives, but because I figured they'd protect the delicate parts that tend to fail. I was curious as to which one he got and why he got it. The time now is 04:49 AM.

Also, ignore the drive’s SATA speed.

For those who don’t know, an SSD is a type of drive that uses something called flash memory for storing data instead the spinning metal disks you’d find in a traditional The Hitachi would probably beat them both in a flat out sequential read, but disk access patterns aren't like that any more. Would've been so much great if we could just take individual game backups like we can do for game saves. Please include your IP address in your email.

and i call bullshit.. Take a look at any piece of equipment related to computer harder and you’ll soon find yourself in a swirling maelstrom of acronyms and foreign jargon. USB 3 external drives are supported though, so pros/cons I guess. http://zuneuser.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-enclosure-external-hard-drive.php Barracuda and Black being the most reasonable for games, the Blue is kind of an allrounder.

Specifications and Performance Now that you know what kind of drive to buy, it’s time to find the best one that fits your needs. All in all...when I first did the conversion...I was very impressed. Does a SSD Drive really improve anything? Some models are prone to fail within 6 months while others have average lifespans that exceed 6 years.

Reply Alpesh April 1, 2016 at 1:02 pm Good article Reply Joel Lee April 12, 2016 at 10:42 pm Thanks Alpesh! I still have a lot of memory left considering the games I have. I think to realize that was a mistake and I bought a 2tb hdd for it. HavocInferno View Public Profile Visit HavocInferno's homepage!

permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Bu1ld0g 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(0 children)I assumed that's how it would work, not a full backup. Consider setting up RAID storage What Is RAID Storage & Can I Use It On My Home PC? [Technology Explained] What Is RAID Storage & Can I Use It On My No big. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]firelegend240 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(0 children)Thanks, mate!

The APSchip is part of the systemboard. Official PS4 Links: Ultimate F.A.Q.: [NA] [EU] [Info Hub] Tech Support Forums: [NA] [EU] Contact Sony Support: [NA] [EU] Ideas for PlayStation: [Share.Blog] Media Filter Media submissions are: Currently Visible Currently permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]basiliskfang 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago(0 children)Yes, and it has to be a certain thickness in order to fit in the ps4 permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Imperiat 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(2 children)Yeah On the enterprise side we have 6TB SATA drives and 1.92TB cMLC SSD drives available..

Etc. With my 2tb drive, I have every game I own on it, so anytime I feel like playing this game or that game, it is there waiting for me. Get the Seagate, make a relatively small (maybe 40GB?) main partition at the start of the drive (constant areal density means blocks on the outer tracks will have faster transfer rates) permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]randybruderrandybruder -2 points-1 points0 points 4 months ago(1 child)I was under the impression that corruption issues were the combination of the Data Bank and pre-3.50 firmware—but I could be wrong.

permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Imperiat 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago*(13 children)You have a link? Downloading 500GB would take around 40 days for me! Looks like a clear winner.