Xbox HDD or flash drive?

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  1. slaphappygamer
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    I'm trying to decide if I should get an official hdd or just use a flash drive. My intent is to use the drive just to install games and saves. At this point, the games and hard drives are cheap. I'm not really interested modding the console. I'm open to any input on the storage situation. Thanks!
     
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    Get a 320 GB or 500 GB WD Scorpio blue HDD and "hack" it with HDDHackr.
    That way you can get a sea of storage space that's faster then USB.
     
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    You mean, one like this?
     
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    That's the one yeh.

    You can get prehacked ones (they do lack the Xbox emulator but you can inject it in) for a few quid more on Ebay/craigslist probably.
     
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    The "Xbox emulator". Can you please explain? I just found an original 120hdd for $15. I may get that one, but I'd like to know more about the Xbox emulator.
     
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    inside your crappy old PC
    its like a small partition on the hdd containing the code to run original xbox games ik where to find it but considerering it's propriatary so is the HDD secret sector (which allows a hacked HDD to be reconized by the 360 in the first place can't even give you the site (just google it) but the xbox emulator is there too i did it once but destroyed the drive physically (don't ask) when you find em get the Secret sector that fits your drive (using a smaller SS will just give you that amount btw 500 GB is as big as a normal unhacked 360 can handle if you hack your 360 through a hardware hack you can go higher AND skip the hdd Hacker step as a hacked 360 will automaticly format the drive but you lose XBL as you will get banned upon connecting
     
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    Oh, ok. That's partition2. *reading up on it
     
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    It's partition 2 yes.
    Just inject it in there and it'll work perfectly fine.

    Edit: use Xplorer 360 for it, make sure you download the proper one for your HDD size.
     
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    Ok, thanks. Is the partition2 is only for playback of original Xbox games? Or can those be installed to the hdd as well?
     
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    Yes, it's the Xbox emulator, you can inject it with Xplorer 360 if you hook it up to your pc.
     
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    Thanks for all your help. I'll start checking it out more this weekend when I get back home.
     
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    No prob~
     
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    So, I have a xenon with a hitachi drive. It's not the best version to hack with . I'll leave it alone. Lol
     
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    Harddrives can be put into any console, so if you ever upgrade to a newer one, you can simply format it and use it in another console.
     
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