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Well i just want to ask, is there a 4tb internal hdd today?
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I highly doubt you have 3 TB worth of games..
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I highly doubt you have 3 TB worth of games..
around 200gigs at most..
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Dont know of any 4tb drives 3 is biggest I remember seeing, and 3tb is way overkill if you just do games Now if you are like me and hoard video and lots of music with your games....it would be nice to have it all in one spot. Though 3tb is still a lottttt of space
    
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Umm.... Yes and No.
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around 200gigs at most..
I have ~250GB of games.
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Even if I installed every game in my Steam Account, I'd take up still less than 1TB.

Link:http://www.steamcalculator.com/calcu...ount=toadphrog

If the average PC Game is 10GB per install, and you think you need 4TB of space.
(4 terabytes divided by 10 gigabytes = 409.6)
That equates to having 409 games.
Now most games (85%) are not going to be 10GB per install, that was a huge estimation to try and prove a point.


From what I've seen in my library, most PC games I have install to about 3 to 5GB per install...
(2 terabytes divided by 5 gigabytes = 409.6 )
So having a dedicated 1TB drive for games is really more than enough, unless you have huge sets of MAME Roms, etc, then get a 1.5Tb or 2TB to be safe.
Edited by t0adphr0g - 2/12/11 at 3:05am
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Honestly, yes. You won't be playing that many games at one time anyway. IF you run out of room, uninstall a few you've finished/haven't played in a while.
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I have ~250GB of games.
and you play every single one regularly? No.
    
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Is 3tb hdd enough for pc gaming porn?
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