BBuffalo DriveStation TurboUSB with Power Saving Mode 500GB

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  1. denpanosekai
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    OK seriously people, who writes things like this on the wiki??

    That guy goes from saying it's great, to don't use it because of spindown, so don't get it. then back to "never had a spindown" and it's perfect.

    The drive is currently 90$ canadian and it's USB-powered, which is what I'm looking for!

    Any ideas/suggestions?
     
  2. manias

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    it's not the same person, someone added that comment later I gather [​IMG]
    But don't get that, just get a seagate freeagent go 320gb for around the same price
     
  3. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

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    Western Digital mybook is best.
     
  4. Slimmmmmm

    Slimmmmmm GBAtemp MoNkEeE

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    I have a Buffalo 500gb, no issues what so ever.

    £54 from argos, £64 for a 640gb model.
     
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    not tha there are pounds or argos in canada [​IMG]
     
  6. denpanosekai
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    Yeah but the extra 180 GB would be nice. I already own about 60 Wii games and I don't plan on playing them on disc anymore. Loading sucks!!! I already have HD Loader for PS2 and that thing is just fantastic.
     
  7. tec9

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    does this work reliably yet?
    is there still spindown issues, can they be fixed?
    i was looking at this drive today for $70
     
  8. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I think spindown was fixed in the latest cIOS revisions. At least for IOS222/223, anyway.
     
  9. Slimmmmmm

    Slimmmmmm GBAtemp MoNkEeE

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    If it is the same as mine then still no problems with it with anything [​IMG]

    Mine is this one:
    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6757151.htm

    Note however that they have changed the cases, so mine and yours if you buy one will look a little different (for the best btw) You also get a 2gb USB pendrive in the box too, well I did.

    There is no spindown issues etc and it works so far with all wanin cios and all hermes cios.
     
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    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    i have the 1tb version of this.
    it works perfectly in every way.
    the power save feature is not a problem at all, it is actually my favorite thing about it.
    this basically means that when it detects activity, it turns on, and vice versa.
    so it turns on and off with your wii.
    i can play mp3 files, avi files, SNES roms, and Wii games flawlessly at any given time with 0 issues.
     
  12. tec9

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    just as long as spindown isnt a issue anymore is what was wondering
     
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    Bacon.