Can someone point me to a good USB HDD

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User Info: OzzieArcane

OzzieArcane
4 years ago#1
Can anyone recommend one that they know works with the system? My Wii U has rejected the Toshiba one I already have.
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User Info: libatako

libatako
4 years ago#2
http://www.staples.com/Western-Digital-My-Passport-320GB-USB-30-Portable-Hard-Drive-WDBKXH3200ABK-Black/product_722956
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User Info: mhunterchump

mhunterchump
4 years ago#3
OzzieArcane posted...
Can anyone recommend one that they know works with the system? My Wii U has rejected the Toshiba one I already have.


What do you mean by it rejected the toshiba one? I'm curious because I have a toshiba but wasn't going to hook it up until my 25 GB got lower.
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User Info: libatako

libatako
4 years ago#4
maybe it was 3.0.....or it was just broken, wonky, or some other reason.

Some people have complained here throughout the day that some usb hdd's havent worked properly.
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User Info: Great_Pudding_3

Great_Pudding_3
4 years ago#5
I'm still wondering what size I should go with...500gb will probably last me the gen, but maybe 1tb to be comfortable.
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
4 years ago#6
It's likely a format issue. Have you tried formatting to FAT32?
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User Info: OzzieArcane

OzzieArcane
4 years ago#7
mhunterchump posted...
OzzieArcane posted...
Can anyone recommend one that they know works with the system? My Wii U has rejected the Toshiba one I already have.


What do you mean by it rejected the toshiba one? I'm curious because I have a toshiba but wasn't going to hook it up until my 25 GB got lower.


When I tried to format it just kept saying it couldn't format it.
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User Info: mcnichoj

mcnichoj
4 years ago#8
I used a Western Digital with my original Wii, worked perfectly.
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User Info: Playsaver

Playsaver
4 years ago#9
I had a toshiba hdd on my wii u, but while the console could see and format it, it would end up freezing when trying to go back to the settings menu. Using a Y adapter fixed that though. Most of these usb powered hdd's are going to need the extra power you'd get if you got a usb y adapter cord.
I suppose a person that doesn't mind opening thier Wii U and voiding the warrenty could do that and just bridge the 5 volt line between 2 of the usb ports on there Wii U. I wouldn't recomend that though.

User Info: SimpleCRIPPLE

SimpleCRIPPLE
4 years ago#10
OzzieArcane posted...
Can anyone recommend one that they know works with the system? My Wii U has rejected the Toshiba one I already have.


I'm using an older Western Digital 100GB 7200RPM notebook drive I took out of my old MacBook Pro and a cheap $8 USB enclosure I got off eBay. Works great. Was recognized instantly by the WiiU and I've downloaded, patched and played Mario without any issues.
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