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post #21 of 42
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There's not one PC game that's 50gb. lol
Thanks to compression.

I'm sure some of the larger games out there, if they didn't have their nifty file structures and went off loose files, would reach that mark.


Pretty cool about the SSD idea, but that'll drive up the cost point pretty fast. Aren't consoles supposed to be cheap?
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Not worth it IMO, I put a 500GB in my 60GB PS3 and called it a day.
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post #23 of 42
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Thanks to compression.

I'm sure some of the larger games out there, if they didn't have their nifty file structures and went off loose files, would reach that mark.


Pretty cool about the SSD idea, but that'll drive up the cost point pretty fast. Aren't consoles supposed to be cheap?
They not not selling PS3 with SSD's so no, it wouldn't drive up the cost. Obviously if you want to put an SSD into your PS3 then it would be more money then just buying a PS3 alone.
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post #24 of 42
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There's not one PC game that's 50gb. lol
Biggest I've seen so far are MMOs. My current WoW install (post cata) is 28.3Gb and I seem to remember AoC being around 26Gb when it came out, so it's probably past the 30Gb mark now.


Honestly though, the price of the SSD doesn't seem to be worth the gains in loading, especially if you're playing online and have to wait for other players anyway.
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There's not one PC game that's 50gb. lol
X-Plane 9. I know it's a "simulator", but ~70Gb installed is insane. Just sayin'
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Looks like Toms read GTPlanet forum.
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This has me thinking...I put a 250GB 5400RPM WD Scorpio in my PS3 40GB and still have TONS of room left. If I buy a new SSD for my main rig, I can take the OCZ Vertex 60GB out of it and put it in the PS3 and still be 20GB over stock...hmmmmmmm
     
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post #28 of 42
oh god. Now i want an SSD for my PS3 :0
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Since its a game console, Sony should have invested money into higher speed HDD's, instead of BRD.
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post #30 of 42
I want a SSD for my PS3 now too great...
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