160GB External Hard Driver $40

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User Info: AGM3002

AGM3002
4 years ago#1
http://www.amazon.com/160GB-Silver-External-Portable-Drive/dp/B004CLTWZ2/ref=sr_1_8?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1354687016&sr=1-8&keywords=hard+drive+external

It's only $40 and it's not overkill, you guys think it's a good deal? I'm not planning to download any full retail games, only some wiiu download only games and demos in the future.

User Info: MiraiLink

MiraiLink
4 years ago#2
Toshiba 320gb Canvio Basic for $50. Double the storage and $10 more.
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User Info: meiyuki

meiyuki
4 years ago#3
That amounts to 25 cents per GB, I bought a 1TB from best buy for $80, amounts to 8 cents per GB. It's not that great of a deal and if you plan to do retail downloading that 160GB will go fast.

User Info: jwillenn

jwillenn
4 years ago#4
http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-Canvio-Desktop-External-HDWC110XK3J1/dp/B008DW95NA/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1354742460&sr=1-1&keywords=Toshiba+1TB+Canvio+Desk+Desktop+External+Hard+Drive+%28Black%2FBlack%29+%28HDWC110XK3J1%29


just ordered that

hope it works out well!


How are things working out for you DD players? How's loading from external HDD compared to U's internal memory?

And does anyone else have this hard drive? any issues with U?


Eh. Some folks say they've experienced system freezing with Toshiba HDDs, though models aren't known.

I'm going to let this order ride. If I have issues, I'll just transfer the data from my WD TB, which I use for pc backups, to the Seagate that should be arriving on Friday. I only use an external drive for a quick backups and potential migrations back to PC. I use DVDs for emergency data backups anyway.

User Info: nonexistinghero

nonexistinghero
4 years ago#5
$40 for 160 GB is a horrible deal. You should be able to get 1 TB for $60 if you search well enough.
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User Info: zender1999

zender1999
4 years ago#6
for a little more u can get. 1 or 2 tb hard drive and it will be enough until the successor to the wiiu

User Info: meiyuki

meiyuki
4 years ago#7
jwillenn posted...

How are things working out for you DD players? How's loading from external HDD compared to U's internal memory?


I notice no difference, until my y-cable was delivered I had sonic racing on internal memory and now I've transferred it off, if loading is different I can't tell. USB 2 transfer speeds are faster than the disc drive anyway(I don't think you notice a difference, just point it out) so at worst digital is still faster than discs.
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