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So is there anyway to shave $70 and just get the Arcade 360? I can't justify $70 for 20GB lol.

I figure it's probably been asked before, but I was thinking maybe an external HDD through USB?

Still digging through articles as I'm posting this
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I think the arcade comes with wired controllers rather than the Premium's wireless.. not sure on that though, so don't quote me on it.

I don't think you could trick the 360 into using an external through USB as the main storage unit.
    
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I think the arcade comes with wired controllers rather than the Premium's wireless.. not sure on that though, so don't quote me on it..
They are wired controllers on the arcade version.
    
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No, you can't use an external drive, M$ would loose the huge profit they make on the hard drives.

I say a 360 without a HDD is pretty bad, frankly.
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you have to remember that the hard drive is a special hard drive which uses a notebook hard drive with a special connector to connect to the 360, so to save hassle the $70 for 20gb is a pain but need for ease over the little 64mb (i think) memory modules
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you have to remember that the hard drive is a special hard drive which uses a notebook hard drive with a special connector to connect to the 360, so to save hassle the $70 for 20gb is a pain but need for ease over the little 64mb (i think) memory modules
You can use any other USB hard drive, you just can't save to it.
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The memory module is 256 mb. The controller is WIRELESS; just google the SKU to see.

I upgraded to this unit, since the elite is a fanboy thing. This has the HDMI out at a better value, and you can get a HDD on ebay for $30. You have to use MS hard drive for guaranteed safety.
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