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#1 jester17

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Posted 27 April 2006 - 08:54 PM

okay, first of all, im not sure if this is in the right forum so if it isn't i will be more than happy to move it elsewhere.

next i had a few questions about my harddrive before i opened it up. was wondering if anyone knew first if a 120 GB seagate will work to replace my stock hdd in my box. not sure if seagate works or if 120 is a good amount.

next i was wondering about hdd locking. how do i know if my hdd can lock. it doesnt say anywhere on the packaging so i was wondering if it can be locked or not. if not are therer any other suggestinos on which kind of hdd i should choose. i work at bestbuy so preferably a hdd that they sell at best buy. Thanks.

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Posted 27 April 2006 - 11:18 PM

The HDD needs to be lockable if you want the MSdash to work, or if you want to use XBL.

Games are generally 2-3gigs, but can be as big as 6gb or as little as 0.8gb
I personaly have a 160gb HDD.
*no matter how big your HDD is you will fill it. (Murphy's law or something)

There's 3 links to lists of HDD's. It will tell you if they're "lockable"
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Posted 28 April 2006 - 01:44 AM

Here is the main <compatability list>

Remember, you might be backing up xbox games, movies, emulators and roms, music etc. it can fill fast. i just installed a 250 GB Seagate($80.00 on tigerdirect.com) its a beaut biggrin.gif




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