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#1 Jordanus

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 07:45 PM

Hey, im a n00b, and lookin for a anotehr harddrive. I have no idea what brand to get, what size to get, and what type, like internal etc. can some1 please tell me exactly wat i need.
and recomend a good online buying site (p.s. im from Canada, and lotsa online shops dont send to Canada)

thanx,

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#2 hirme

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 07:50 PM

tigerdirect.ca have awsome price!
I got seagate my 120gig for 139.99$ but last time I check..it was on sale for 119.99$CAN


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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:10 PM

nice, thanx

i heard maxtor was best, this true?

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:18 PM

i have a maxtor 120g, and it works flawlessly.....you can get a good deal on maxtors right now as well. mine was 89.99 after rebate. i got mine from office depot....theres plenty of deals out there!

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:30 PM

thats wicked, thanx

89.99 CDN or USD?

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:32 PM

USD...sorry for not clarifying

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#7 SpikeMage

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:35 PM

I got a 160gig maxtor on sale for 80 bucks.
Works great.

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:42 PM

yup i also bought one of those maxtor 7200 rpm 160gig hds, the retail was 160 but it was on sale for 129 plus 40 dollar rebate so its 89 smile.gif but i put it on the pc not the xbox since i dont put my game on the hd

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:44 PM

thats sweet

but back to the original question,

what do i need, like just a standard pc hardrive?
liek what rpm? do i need externewl, or internal or what. im a n00b


sorry

but thanx

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:45 PM

I think puting games on the HD is sweet. I have all my games (20 or so) apps and emulators on there and I still got around 85 gigs to spare. =)

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 08:47 PM

QUOTE (Jordanus @ Sep 26 2003, 10:44 PM)
thats sweet

but back to the original question,

what do i need, like just a standard pc hardrive?
liek what rpm? do i need externewl, or internal or what. im a n00b


sorry

but thanx

Any new standard pc hardrive should work. The one that's in there is 5400 rpm so anything with at least that should do it. Most are 7200 now days.

Edited by SpikeMage, 26 September 2003 - 08:48 PM.


#12 MettyX

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Posted 26 September 2003 - 09:07 PM

if you want to play on "live", you must remember to buy a hdd that is "lockable".... you can check lockability HERE




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