Play games from an external hard drive good or not ?

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    I've got a ps3 cfw rebug 4.70 . All my games in an external hard drive 2.0 format fat32 . I often play games from it . But a few friends told me don't do that because it will make external hard drive get error faster . And i should copy the game from it on ps3's hdd to play . So it is right or wrong ?
     
  2. Vanth88

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    I think what they're referring to is fragmentation. All you have to do is defrag your HDD and it should be fine, other than that NO. Playing games from your external won't screw anything up. Just be sure to defrag your hard drive every few months or so to keep it working just fine.
     
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    hey TS, just a quick question: since you're on FAT23 format on your external hdd, how do you transfer files bigger than 4GB from your computer onto your external hdd FAT32 formatted?
     
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    You answered your own question at your own post in that guide an hour ago
    NTFS for external.
    For internal HDDs, you use FTP.
     
  5. SmellyPirateMonkey

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    Use Split4g application for windows
     
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