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arent blueray games like 30GB to 50GB in content? that means you can only fit 3-5 games on the SSD... kind of a waste of money..
Not really, only MGS4 and GT5. Most games are less then 10GB. And most of the ones that are over 10Gb are PS3-exclusive. (Because Xbox 360 disk can only hold 7GB, so the games are made around that size)
    
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post #12 of 42
Interesting idea. I went the other route. More storage instead of more speed. I have a 320GB in there and I've still got about 200GB free. Love it!
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post #13 of 42
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arent blueray games like 30GB to 50GB in content? that means you can only fit 3-5 games on the SSD... kind of a waste of money..
its not an xbox most of the game still plays from the disk but it installs some random stuff to help loading times. Personally ive filled my 80GB without much effort, thats just from dlc on bc, mw2 and putting in game disks
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I heard about this a while ago. But never found any real numbers. Going to check this out.
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I saw this the other day and it really sparked my interest as I am so spoiled by my loading times on my pc being so low I can't stand to wait 45-60 seconds to load one friggin race. And then on top of it all, all of the loading in between menus.

Other then that GT5 is awesome, I'm looking at getting a logitech g27 for it
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post #16 of 42
I've had a 128 GB OCZ Core V2 in my PS3 since 2008. I saw that a few places online did reviews of SSD vs hard disk in PS3s and they claimed little to no improvement. In my case, however, the load times were significantly reduced. Even with the aging Core v2. In particular the games that loaded mainly from the hard disk (obviously) like Oblivion, Fallout 3, Metal Gear, and Killzone 2. Not to mention all the PSN titles I have. It was worth it to me even back then. I can't imagine what an improvement I'd get with a newer SSD.
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Lets see some other games... I've always hated Gran Turismo
    
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post #18 of 42
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arent blueray games like 30GB to 50GB in content? that means you can only fit 3-5 games on the SSD... kind of a waste of money..
What the discs can hold and the actual data that is on them is different. Single layer can hold 25GB and Dual can hold 50GB. AFAIK there is no game that remotely takes up the full storage capacity of the blu ray disc. The most is probably 15GB and that's just a random guess.
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What the discs can hold and the actual data that is on them is different. Single layer can hold 25GB and Dual can hold 50GB. AFAIK there is no game that remotely takes up the full storage capacity of the blu ray disc. The most is probably 15GB and that's just a random guess.
There's not one PC game that's 50gb. lol
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Nice, but still hampered by the lack of AHCI and TRIM support.
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