Is 500GB still a limit?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by kedest, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. kedest
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    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

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    So in the early USB-loader days I read there was a 500GB limit. You could use bigger drives, but the loader couldn't read/write past the 500GB limit.
    Is this still the case with recent versions of loaders? I'm about to buy a new HDD, so I'm really wondering.
     
  2. Seewolfe78

    Seewolfe78 Newbie

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    If I may ask...What loader/s are you using?
     
  3. Seewolfe78

    Seewolfe78 Newbie

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    Outstanding, Thanks! One more quick question...are you a wbfs traditionalist, or a fat32 revolutionary? [​IMG]
     
  4. XFlak

    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    FYI, usb loader gx also supports over 500 gb drives, and it supports both fat32 and wbfs formatted drives (as does CFG loader and wiiflow)
     
  5. TrainerAbu

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    Woah! How many games is that? Do you collect them all or something? :3
     
  6. ZeWarrior

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    Assuming he doesn't scrub his games, about 146.. if he does (assuming each game is on average 1.5GBs) then more or less 460 games.
     
  7. Skiller

    Skiller GBAtemp Regular

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    The limit is not the GB the limit is the amount of games .. i thought ..

    i was only able to put 500games on 1HDD using GX so had to split the collection to 2 HDD ..
     
  8. burritoboy9984

    burritoboy9984 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    correct skiller... wbfs partitions can only contain 500 titles... period, end of story... that is why it is a good thing there is fat :)

    -Erik
     
  9. Hatsu

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    So the limit is 500 games?

    Not 500GB?
     
  10. mousex

    mousex GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Wrong. Read the some truths about wbfs thread. If you use bigger clustersizes the partition can handle more games. But not all tools support it. Wwt does. Period.
     
  11. pojobrown

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    correct me if im rong but dosnt wii flow only show up to 100 covers? and usbloader gx only supports up to 196 gamesright? how are you accomplishing this?
     
  12. icebrg5

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    I have 412 games and wii flow shows every cover just fine.

    I'm using wiiflow R25


    Gx also shows all my games just fine as well using the latest revision.
     
  13. Skiller

    Skiller GBAtemp Regular

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    I have about 700 Covers .. all showing .. Dont know where u seen the 196 games supported ..