How big is it?

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  1. FlashX007
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    I am looking into getting a modded 360 but I am wondering how big the games get. Hope I am not asking anything against the rules but here is my question.

    How big is a 360 iso or whatever you call them if you download them? What is the least expected size?

    Asking this because I have a psp and those isos get around to 1.50 GB and if xbox's games are way bigger than that then I can't commit to it. My internet provider would charge me like crazy.
     
  2. brandonspikes

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    1 disc games are up to 6 gb, so 1-6 gb.
     
  3. ShawnTRods

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    It varies from 5 to 7 Giga Byte.
    Some games however have multiple disc. Final Fantasy 13 for example is 22GB.
     
  4. FlashX007
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    How do you all download these games? 22 is ridiculous.
     
  5. ShawnTRods

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    P2P, Newsprovider(usenet).

    I dont bother with Rapidshare/Megaupload crap.
     
  6. godreborn

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    they're not that big if using usenet. I could download final fantasy xiii in about four or five hours, and my internet speed is about average.
     
  7. FlashX007
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    What is usenet?
     
  8. Fudge

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    Multi-disc game are few and far between, so its usually 6GB.
     
  9. FlashX007
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    Really curious about usenet what is that?
     
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    So its a faster way to download?
     
  12. godreborn

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    not necessarily faster...but u get full speed the entire time, u don't have to upload, and u have much better protection with ssl encryption. the retention for several newsgroup providers is over 1000 days. it's not too often u see a torrent that old that's still alive.
     
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    Oh wait its torrents? How can I trust torrents? I used to have LimeWire the thing was covered with viruses.
     
  14. ShawnTRods

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    Its not torrents.
    You will get consistent speed, and as godreborn said the files wont deleted or removed for a certain amount of time.

    If you have high speed broadband (20+MB), torrent really does the job just fine.
     
  15. FlashX007
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    I see...
     
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    Is it safe? Will I get a letter from movie/music/game companies to pay or they will go to court?
    What tools you are useng?
     
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    Doing something illegal is.. illegal. It always has a risk.
     
  18. FlashX007
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    Exactly. That is why you got to be prepared if you decide to take this route.