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Old 12-02-05, 05:22 AM   #1
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Default Got or wait for XBox 360 official hard drive?

You can forget about get one and you can add PC's 2.5 inch, 3.5 inch and USB hard drives to the XBox 360 with this very easy guide. Using your own hard drive, you have full control over the contents but with XBox 360 official hard drive, you cant add contents unless acquired from Live or ripped from CD.

http://llamma.com/xbox360/mods/USB%2...rive%20Mod.htm

It seem to me that XBox 360 official hard drive is very expensive waste of money so add your own PC hard drive is the cheapest alternative.
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Old 12-02-05, 06:34 AM   #2
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But will games be able to use the hard drive normally?
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Old 12-02-05, 06:53 AM   #3
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But will games be able to use the hard drive normally?
Yes it should be, Xbox 360 official hard drive is basically a PC laptop 2.5 inch SATA 20Gb Samsung OEM hard drive,
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Old 12-02-05, 07:01 AM   #4
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nice, i hope its the same with the ps3. i have a few usb hd/disk enclosures i could use.

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Old 12-02-05, 07:34 AM   #5
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Yes it should be, Xbox 360 official hard drive is basically a PC laptop 2.5 inch SATA 20Gb Samsung OEM hard drive,
No, it can't. The external harddrive is simply registered as a portable device to the system. You can only save games and content the the Xbox 360 harddrive: the only thing hooking a harddrive up through USB would allow you to do is stream media from it.
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Old 12-02-05, 08:12 AM   #6
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No, it can't. The external harddrive is simply registered as a portable device to the system. You can only save games and content the the Xbox 360 harddrive: the only thing hooking a harddrive up through USB would allow you to do is stream media from it.
Right, that's what I was thinking. It sounds like this is not even a "tweak" at all if an option to use portable USB storage devices was included in the console's software.
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HD Pros:
Shorter loading times (PGR3 load times are 20-30 sec at worst on the core, nothing dramatic)
You can fill it with thousands of sexy bikinis for DOA girls at the "modest" price of 400-800 market points
Backward compatibility
You can download demos (this is really nice).
You can store MP3/WM* files (but this is also possible on external storage devices)

HD cons:
At 100$ it's a real ripoff
Only 20GB (actually 13GB usable)
Bigger HDs will be available in 6 months
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Right, that's what I was thinking. It sounds like this is not even a "tweak" at all if an option to use portable USB storage devices was included in the console's software.
Well I would say your right seeing as how Microsoft themselves have been touting this feature for the 360 for months now.

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Silly question can you use a USB "memory stick" or just a USB harddrive?
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"Only 20GB". I never filled my Xbox's 8GB drive.
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Hah! What a 'great' thread! Like MS havent advertised this feature for as long as the next-gen XBOX was on the horizon.

Also, Athlon learn to speak or at least write english. Seriously, its a disgrace. A twelve year old who's only experience of writing is sending SMS messages fifty times per day would be better understood.
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"Only 20GB". I never filled my Xbox's 8GB drive.

you also didnt have demos you could download, they have really expanded what live can do, at 500mb-1.5gb per demo it will be very easy to fill it up. granted yes you dont have to keep them, but it is now a lot easier to fill up that space.
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