Whats your recommendation for a hard drive?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Der_Blockbuster, May 2, 2017.

  1. Der_Blockbuster
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    Der_Blockbuster GBAtemp Regular

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    Hello lovely GBATEMP.net community.

    Currently im using a 64GB Sandisk USB 3.0 for my Wii U backups.
    Now I wanna go further and play my Gamecube and Wii Games.
    I'd like to combine both the wii and gc games on one drive.
    Is this possible and what solution would you suggest?
    Im thinking about 70~gb GC games + some Wii.
    I also have a Y cable for the hdd power and a Sata to usb adapter which works.
    now im only wondering if i should use usb or a hdd.
    And will the wii u whine if i plug the usb in?
    What about homebrew channel?
    Can i keep all my Homebrew stuff on 1 sd card?

    thx :b
     
  2. olimar718

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    You need 2 hdd, one for Wii u mode, the other for vwii (gamecube, and Wii games). And I recommend to use hdd not USB. You can use the same sd card for Wii u and vwii Homebrew.
     
  3. PetitMagique

    PetitMagique GBAtemp Regular

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    I use a 128GB SD card for Wii/GC games and a 1TB WD Black 3.5" in an externally powered enclosure for WiiU.
     
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  4. Chakratos

    Chakratos GBAtemp Regular

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    EXACTLY what i am using (using that WD Black 1 TB since wii times^^)
     
  5. PetitMagique

    PetitMagique GBAtemp Regular

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    Nice! I bet my WD black has 60000 or so hours on it. Thing is a beast!
     
  6. comput3rus3r

    comput3rus3r GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I suggest using an hdd with its own power source. the y cable solution for portable hdd's tend to have issues.