What's with all this USB Loader stuff?

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Apr 10, 2009
  1. Tranquil
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    So from what I can understand, now you can put an iso directly onto a flash drive or an external hard drive and load from it?

    Wouldn't more people prefer to save space on their flash drives because the games are usually a few gigs each and I imagine would quickly take up a lot of space? Or am I missing here? And also, does the mean there will be a lack of support for DVD loading now? All I see now are topics about USB loading x_x
     
  2. kedest

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    Most games will shrink to a lot less than 4.7GB when put on hard drive.
    And external HDD's can be quite big. 1TB is not a problem, so that's a whole lot of games.
     
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    yep, most of the games i have can be casted in 2 main categories:
    - below 1.2G
    - and between 2.4 and 3.4G.
     
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    The games are usually about 1 GB and The smallest hd is 60GB. Thats alot!
     
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    Okay, thanks for the clarification.
     
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    Also, games running via USB HDD run faster than retail discs, cutting load times even for your legitimate games. There's no reason to use your real discs anymore either. XD
     

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