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Okay, so the stock 500GB is filling up fast and I really need to upgrade.

Whats the best way to go at it? Heard that an SSD is not great on the PS because of the Bus/CPU limitation and its too small anyway.

What about SSHD's by Seagate? I need a 1TB one.

Or look for a 7200rpm drive?

So, 7200rpm or a SSHD at 5400rpm?

Thanks!
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I haven't read much up on HDD replacements for the PS4, but I'd always recommend a 7200rpm over a 5400rpm.

I can't speak for SSHD's though.
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I use one from Toshiba, but it's 5400 rpm. Seagate SSHDs have gotten good reviews with use with PS3 and PS4s, but the performance is almost unnoticeable. I have seen SSDs used for PS4s and never heard of any issues, but again, the performance isn't all that much faster. Not really worth the price point.
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I am using a 1tb sshd. No issues at all. Very happy
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Sad next Gen x86 apu amd they couldn't use sata 6gbs and allow Os to run trim garbage collection.
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Okay, so the stock 500GB is filling up fast and I really need to upgrade.

Whats the best way to go at it? Heard that an SSD is not great on the PS because of the Bus/CPU limitation and its too small anyway.

What about SSHD's by Seagate? I need a 1TB one.

Or look for a 7200rpm drive?

So, 7200rpm or a SSHD at 5400rpm?

Thanks!
i went with the hgst 1tb travelstar and have been pleased with it. plenty of space for me as well. i buy all my games digitally and haven't filled half of the drive yet.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145875&ignorebbr=1
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I have one of the 2 TB M9T drives, it's 5400 rpm but seems a little better than the stock drive too.

There isn't a gigantic difference between all of the variants.
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i went with the hgst 1tb travelstar and have been pleased with it. plenty of space for me as well. i buy all my games digitally and haven't filled half of the drive yet.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145875&ignorebbr=1

I went with same drive when it was on sell for 49.99 cant complain huge differnce in nba 2k15 vs the stock drive, most of the 5400rpm 2tb do good because of the larger platter eurogamer recommended a 2tb 5400 over the 1tb sshd.
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