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Isn't this modding your xbox?

No, we are not touching the XBOX, but rather the hard drive attached to it...
    
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No modding what so ever. Other than adding a higher capacity HDD.
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This works, I did it last night with my 250 gig WD black drive...
    
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The other option is to just purchase a non-OEM Xbox HDD from Ebay. It often times works out cheaper to be honest and you don't have to do anything since the HDD is already flashed. It seems most of the sellers have moved onto the slim shell...but, no biggie. Just swap the HDD from the slimbox shell to the fatbox shell.

Fatbox~$56

Slimbox~$50

I purchased the fatboy 250gb from an ebay seller in HK and it got to me in Florida by a week and a half. I purchased the slimboy 250gb from dealextreme and it took 30 days or so. But, that's just how it is with dealextreme and freeshipping.
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The other option is to just purchase a non-OEM Xbox HDD from Ebay. It often times works out cheaper to be honest and you don't have to do anything since the HDD is already flashed. It seems most of the sellers have moved onto the slim shell...but, no biggie. Just swap the HDD from the slimbox shell to the fatbox shell.

Fatbox~$56

Slimbox~about $49

I purchased the fatboy 250gb from an ebay seller in HK and it got to me in Florida by a week and a half. I purchased the slimboy 250gb from dealextreme and it took 30 days or so. But, that's just how it is with dealextreme and freeshipping.

Very nice find!
    
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I did this about a year ago, a nice WD 250gb laptop drive, and i used some DOS program to flash it. Best mod u could ever do
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Just bought a 250GB HD off ebay for 50$.

I saved up 100$ since here in Canada it cost 150$ for it.
 
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What I just found out. (FROM TESTING) that the custom 250gig drive thing does not allow you to go online with it...

When I tried to update I get this error message:

xbox status code 3151-0000-3080-0502-8015-000b

From digging around I found it was the drive causing the issue.. And then when I try to do a manual update via a USB I get the E71 error message...

However, if you don't go online, its still a 250 gig storage device that works well..
    
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