New Internal HDD Options?

Discussion in 'PS4 - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Reaga, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Reaga
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    Just hit my 1TB's limit, looking to update in a paycheck or 2. I prefer internal because I've had issues with the Wii U where I get screwed out of a game because the USB cable goes bad and I've got a 2-year-old kid. He's very likely to just take the external if it catches his interest.

    So, preferably keeping under $100 USD (though not a hard limit, my wife might not like the excess spending though), what is my best option for internal? I know some 4TB or higher might not fit the enclosure, but the info I have on that is 2 years old and we all know the tech industry.
     
  2. godreborn

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    there's the nyko data bank for at least the phat ps4. it will allow a larger hdd to fit in the enclosure which = less money to spend.
     
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    Good point, I did forget to mention I am on the original model PS4. Probably makes a difference there.

    Edit: A bit clunky, so not ideal. But not a deal breaker. If I go that route I just may have to rethink my set up space-wise.
     
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  4. Hayato213

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    Just get an external HDD for App2usb, Nyko bank suck, draw up 3 Amp of current, will just heat up the PS4 a lot faster.
     
  5. godreborn

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    yeah, it looks horrible. I got a 2TB hdd in mine. larger hdds might be better as external to keep the cost down.
     
  6. Reaga
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    Well external is a deal-breaker for me. I really don't trust the connection, and again little kid who won't get "Don't touch this" for another year or more.
     
  7. Hayato213

    Hayato213 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Also what firmware you on? 5.05?
     
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    Latest, haven't held back on updates because I play a few fighting games online and last I checked CFW was so far behind as to leave me stuck for quite awhile.

    Idk if that's changed or changing any time soon.
     
  9. Hayato213

    Hayato213 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Okay it doesn't affect you, for people like me and @godreborn we have unit that is on 5.05 for PS4 Hen, Firmware 5.07 doesn't have a recovery file. Long story short it doesn't affect you.
     
  10. godreborn

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    I think the ps4 can accommodate 8TBs externally (possibly internally too). I recently bought a 10TBs hdd which cost $276. I'm downloading ps4 games to it via jdownloader right now. shh... :P
     
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    How's your Recovery Mode? And I'm sure it can do 8TB internally if it can fit, but are there any 8TBs that can fit the enclosure?

    Also, what's the highest double-digit? That'll be a priority. I know I can probably just get a 2TB and be good for now but there's also the thought of "Let's prevent this even longer".
     
  12. godreborn

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    recovery mode? I'm not downloading the pkgs to use on my 10TB. I'm just using it for storage. all of those games together are about 1TB. they're the only games I care about currently.
     
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    Sorry, I meant Rest Mode. Wrong R-word.

    There was an issue in the past where larger HDDs lost that feature.
     
  14. Hayato213

    Hayato213 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    He doesn't have access to Hen , dont confuse him even more about Fake Packages.
     
  15. rustinrj

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    I have a Toshiba Canvio 3TB external. Bought one because it was on sale last year.
     
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    I really don't trust external however. Sorry. I know it has utility, but in my living situation it's likely to come disconnected mid-game.
     
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