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Old 10-05-16, 07:10 AM
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Need help Choosing a Good 2TB (or 4TB) Hard Drive for PS4

I have gotten sick of unintaliing games to make space on the small 500GB internal drive of my PS4 and want to purchase and upgrade it to a 2TB. I have heard that drives higher than this in size can be more problematic, so i am thinking to keep it at 2TB.

Can anyone recommend a good drive that they have had experience with for this?
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Old 10-07-16, 10:23 AM
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Re: Need help Choosing a Good 2TB (or 4TB) Hard Drive for PS4

I don't own a PS4, but I found a few guides with drive recommendations:
http://www.gamesradar.com/best-hard-drive-for-ps4/
http://hddmag.com/2016/07/top-7-best...rd-drives.html
http://www.ryli.net/ps4-hard-drive-guide/

This guide suggests that the PS4 OS has issues with drives over 2TB. Some people have gone up to 4TB with "minimal" issues, although since no 2.5" HDD of that capacity will fit into the PS4, it requires using an adapter that "mounts" a 3.5" HDD in a case on top of the PS4:
http://www.ryli.net/ps4-hard-drive-guide/
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Old 10-10-16, 05:41 PM
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Re: Need help Choosing a Good 2TB (or 4TB) Hard Drive for PS4

Well I ended up getting a 2tb Seagate. I have had a couple of Seagates before and they are solid drives. I backed my Ps4 up into a Westen Digital external and changed drives. When trying to restore to the new drive it said it was going to take 99+ hours (and only for less than 200Gb in data). So I grabbed an external from it work, transferred the data and did the restore from that. Took 45 mins. Western Digital drives fucking suck. I had 3 fail on me not too long ago and now this. I will never buy another in my life.
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