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Poll Results: Which HD for my PS3?

 
  • 43% (10)
    320GB WD Black - This is all you will need for just gaming
  • 56% (13)
    500GB WD Black - You will need the extra space
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post #21 of 23
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Originally Posted by RoddimusPrime View Post
I really doubt I would see any if marginal gains from a hybrid or SSD. At least not on a PS3. There are very few things you will see the difference on. It is a waste of money buying a drive like of those for the PS3 due to it's limitations. Besides, I would rather spend best bang for buck. Although the PS3 would be slightly sweeter if something like an SSD dramatically improved it like it does for the computer (at least for a boot drive).
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/di...-upgrade-guide

SSD is not worth it unless you're a GT5 freak and will only be playing that game for the rest of your life

The hybrid drive might be worth it but most games don't benefit from it too much.

If you have to choose between a Blue or Black Scorpio - always go with the black. The Blue might be a gamble as the article shows.

The 320GB Black you have seems adequate. I have a 120GB in my PS3, and I'm always at full. I game on it all the time and have tons of DLC and installations. But, even if I were to double it to 240GB - it'd be plenty of space because most of the stuff on my PS3 is old. Like old game installs that I never play anymore (DMC4) and what not.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 2/20/11 at 12:26pm
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post #22 of 23
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Originally Posted by Cyrilmak View Post
What I do is I put all my movies/music/photos on my PS3 external drive - makes life easier transfering movies to it from the PC, etc. And I just use the PS3 hard drive for games,saves,pshome, etc. No media.
that's what i do
recently upgraded to a 500gb internal wd scorpio black 7200rpm
used the backup utility and restored everything without a hitch
took a good couple hours though
for media i just put it on an external 1tb wd 5400rpm usb 3.0 drive (wish it was 7200rpm, really usb3.0 with 5400rpm wd... really?!)
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post #23 of 23
I got a samsung 500 gig in my ps3 have done for going on 2 years it's always full to within 40 gigs of Max and it gets thrashed.

Iv never had a problem with it so id go the 500 iv heard of ppl having loading lag in longer playlists and things on the slimline PS3 but i own 1 of the original fats so i couldnt verify this.
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