1. paradoxgrowth

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    I just purchased a PS3 on eBay (CECH-4201A) that does NOT have a hard drive. I was wondering other than it being a 2.5 form factor, are there any specifics regarding buying a hard drive for it? Does it only accept a certain size or model?

    Thanks for your help!
     
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    Afaik the limits are 1TB with a max height of 9.5mm.

    The Super Slim also don’t come with a HDD bracket, unless you bought one specifically with it.
     
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    Thanks tech3475, that is very helpful!! I just ordered a bracket. Could you confirm that it doesn’t matter the brand or model of HDD?
     
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    Thanks tech3475, that is very helpful!! I just ordered a bracket. Could you confirm that it doesn’t matter the brand or model of HDD?
     
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    AFAIK there's no brand restriction and I'm not aware of any model restrictions as long as it's within the size requirements.

    Only time I know you need to be careful is if you plan on 'shucking' the drive from an external, since they may have the USB port/controller integrated into the HDD.
     
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