How much space?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by aceplayer97, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. aceplayer97
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    I have a 1 terabyte external hard drive. I want to use it to play games via USB loader. I do not want to use my entire hard drive for games so I plan on partitioning it. How much space would you recommend allocating to Wii games? I was thinking 250 GB would be enough?
     
  2. Eddie_Brock

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    Sounds about right... depending on just how many games you expect to have at one time.
    I have a 1TB drive as well, and I have formatted 200gb WBFS, 800gb NTFS.
    The WBFS partition has 30-40 games on it, and is roughly 75% full.
    At this point, I'd honestly consider deleting unused games before increasing the size of the partition.

    Its all a matter of what you like though.
     
  3. Dan_Aykroyd

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    Or you could work USB loading directly from FAT32 / NTFS and lose the need to format a dedicated partition to WBFS. Of course, as usual, there are pros and cons of each option.
     
  4. Eddie_Brock

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    There is no NTFS option at this point for the majority of USB Loaders... soon perhaps. But not yet.

    I am eager for the NTFS conversion, so that I won't have to mess with Partitions.