How to tell what console I have

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  1. elmoemo
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    So I bought a couple of 360 consoles second hand so not sure if they are 4gb ones or not as only 1 had a hard drive. How much on board storage would a 250gb have if it had no hard drive connected?

    Is there a way to tell without opening
     
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    There's no way you can tell without opening.
    You have to open the consoles or go to the system memory tab.
     
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    System memory shows 2. Something gb on them so assume that's the 4gb nand?
     
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    It's a 4GB then yes.
     
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    Great onto rgh'ing them when the chips arrive.
     
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    Oh yea I know that but I have a phat jasper and one of the slims is a trinity so know I can do those with materials I have. I'd say my other 2 4gbs are coronas but will be opening them this week so will know for sure
     
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    Atleast you know you need the SD R/W kits.
     
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    Yea I only ever rgh'd a 250gb corona before (v3 iirc) so the sd reader will be new to me
     
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    Just have a steady hand when it comes to soldering, nothing much to it.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Not a 4gb after all lol
     
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    I've never heard of system memory showing internal space when you don't have it.
    Either you weren't specific or mixed it up somehow.
     
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    Must have mixed it up with one of the other consoles
     
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    Looks like a 4GB to me. Early 4GB consoles had a standard 16MB nand + a seperate 4GB module plugged into the board. My 4GB trinity is like that.
     
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    Seen a video from weekend modder on this exact model and it's nand was read the same way you would with a non 4gb model is that correct or am I missing something (quite possible lol)
     
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    Yeah, it's read the same as a non-4gb model. It's literally just standard nand + a memory unit plugged into the board. You can even run the system without it and you will just lose the storage. I read mine with a cheap Matrix usb nand flasher.
     
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    I bought a "4GB" on Amazon but months later when I was having issues with it, I realized that I actually bought a 250GB model but the ass who sold it to me removed the HDD and sold me an empty bay. I was way too slow on the uptake for that.
     
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    HDDHackr can hack any Scorpio Blue HDD to a 360 harddrive.
    Ofcourse limited to 20/60/120/250/320/500 GB
     
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