So, I recently performed several updates to the homebrew and hacks on my outdated Wii. And I want to upgrade my harddrive setup for it as well. Currently, I have a 250GB USB 2.0 drive formatted in a 1GB FAT32 partition to store my loader and some of my homebrew, and the rest as a WBFS partition for my Wii disk images. Back when I set this up, pretty much the only options were FAT32 (which I did not want to do due to it's 4GB filesize limit) or WBFS. Nowadays though just about every loader appears to support NTFS just fine. So I am planning to replace it with a 500GB drive, keep the small FAT32 partition for homebrew, and make the rest NTFS for my Wii disk images. I also plan to reformat the old 250GB harddrive to FAT32 for GC loading through Nintendon't. I have two issues about this though: 1. Are there any 500GB USB drives out there which can get enough power from a single USB 2.0 port? Almost all the drives are USB 3.0 nowadays, which I know can carry more power than USB 2.0 did. How can I be sure I can find a 500GB USB drive (preferably 2.5 inches or smaller) that the Wii will be able to power on it's own from a single port? (I don't want to have to take up multiple USB ports with a Y-cable) Do you have any recommendations for a drive to use? 2. I used WBFS manager to extract the images I had backed up to my WBFS partition into .wbfs files. Would I just be able to toss these onto the NTFS partition and they would work, or would I need to use some other kind of disk format? I don't want to use .iso since this would balloon the size of many of the games due to the garbage data. I use USBLoaderGX to load my Wii titles.