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post #11 of 28
The FreeAgent GOs are pretty nice. Get one with a dock or two usb cords though, to get max speed.
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post #12 of 28
i would build a external if you dont have one. stick a spinpoint f3 1tp in a usb 3.0 case


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Quote:
Originally Posted by shakenbake158;13862893 
What about off of an SD card?

your pushing it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by myrandomspaces;13862920 
your pushing it

Haha just wondering biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 28
if you don't use your optical drive, there are ~$20 enclosures that fit in standard sata optical drive slots. would be using one myself if my g50vt didn't have 2 sata hdd spots.
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it should work okay i done it with cod4 once and didnt really notice a performance drop
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TehStranger?;13862970 
it should work okay i done it with cod4 once and didnt really notice a performance drop


Good to hear, and I wont be running anything anywhere close to Cod4
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post #18 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by shakenbake158;13862893 
What about off of an SD card?

It's moot... you can't get SD cards large enough.

If your laptop has a decent card reader, you can get the speed you desire - but not the capacity and not the price.
     
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post #19 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kramy;13864380 
It's moot... you can't get SD cards large enough.

If your laptop has a decent card reader, you can get the speed you desire - but not the capacity and not the price.

you can get 32gb sd cards that's 2 maybe even 3 games depending on the game

you only need 15gb for bfbc2
    
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post #20 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by ghettogeddy;13864475 
you can get 32gb sd cards that's 2 maybe even 3 games depending on the game

you only need 15gb for bfbc2

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Quote:
Originally Posted by shakenbake158;13862616 
Also I wont be running newer games. Games like Warcraft 3, or the original Starcraft.
He could probably fit 10-30 old games on it.

But a 32GB card costs more than a 500GB external HDD...
     
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