Re: New XBox: 4GB vs. 250GB?
> So the new XBox has come out for $200. I was really hoping that it
> would at least have a 60GB HDD and this was really expected. I
> figured it would be a nice replacement for my XBox 360 that was
> stolen a couple of months ago along with my 120GB HDD. However, the
> new one has a whopping *sarcasm* 4GB of HDD space! Whooopdee fricken
> doo! Well, the only thing that I can say that "might"
> validate this is that supposedly there was an update that allows you
> to use 16GB flash drives that you can save map packs, and any other
> downloadable content onto. I've also heard rumor that it is actually
> safer to store your content on these drives and that they will run
> faster than the HDD unit itself.
> As a tech, I have good and bad things to say about this... one is that
> it might be easier to copy your data over to another drive as a backup
> of your saved content. I've also never really been a big fan of the
> overpriced XBox hard drive units which are basically the same thing
> as a regular HDD unit when you take it all apart. The only thing that
> sets it apart really is it's firmware. I also believe it is probably
> faster because of the lower capacity of a 16GB HDD unit. The thing
> that can be a bit unsettling though, is that I HAVE had flash drives
> fail on me a bit more frequently than I have had HDD units fail on me
> simply speaking from experience. However, I do know that a lot of the
> hardware inside an XBox from past experiences has not been up to my
> standards of quality.
> The biggest question in the sky, is this... how limited are we on
> this? Can we have multiple flash drives or are we just limited to one
> or two and forced to buy one of their overpriced hunk-of-junk
> Microtrash HDD units? Anyone have any experience with this? Anyone
> here buy a 4GB version of the new XBox?
Not knowing any better, i did.
Just plug in a USB2 hard drive and expand at will!
it comes with 3 ports ...
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