Hard Drive Question

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  1. GcGX
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    I purchased a brand new 60GB 360 and I checked it's memory it said 48.8 GB available out of 51.1 GB is it common for the hard drives to be missing that much memory? Or is it actually there but partitioned or something along those lines. any help is much appreciated.
     
  2. MiloFoxburr

    MiloFoxburr GBAtemp Regular

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    That's normal
     
  3. zidane_genome

    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    You will never get 60gig from a 60gig drive... no matter what you put it on...

    Read the box, and you'll see this...

    I didn't intend to sound rude there, but it's a fact
     
  4. GcGX
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    Okay, sucks it's not closer to 60 but 50 is more then enough for me. Are they all around 50, or is just luck on what you get?
     
  5. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

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    They are all around 50GB.
     
  6. nin10do

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    1GB=1024MB
    1GB≠1000MB

    also the system would need some space for itself.
     
  7. WildWon

    WildWon EXTERMINATE!

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    Yea, i think with my 20 gig when i got it new, it was 12.1g available out of the box (due to system info and whatnot) and especially now w/ the new NXE thing going on, it takes up more space (but i don't know how much... haven't played with NXE yet [​IMG])

    So, 7.9 gigs gone off the old system, yea that sounds about right for space available from the 60 gig'ers [​IMG]
     
  8. ackers

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    i need a new hd. 20gb is small now a days. 60gb is cheap now right?
     
  9. WildWon

    WildWon EXTERMINATE!

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    I had recently read somewhere (can't remember, tried to search, can't find it, sorry :\ ) of a new XBL Starter kit. 60gig HD, wired head set & 3-month XBL gold acct for $99. Dunno if/when its coming out... but i just read new info on it SOMEWHERE.

    If i find a link (or someone else does) then we'll have mo' info going.

    So, $100 for a 60gig drive and a 3-month subscription sounds fantastic for me heh [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah I saw that deal around somewhere online, quite tempting as the 20 gig is nothing these days!
     
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    I just did the hard drive hack - pretty easy to do and much cheaper than buying an official drive. The hardest part was making my PC boot MSDOS from my usb memory stick (I have no floppy drive).
     
  12. GcGX
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    I saw on this site http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16874103118