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Is anyone here using an Xbox 360 with a USB flash drive?

#1g52Posted 9/23/2013 1:10:10 PM
My younger brother has a 4GB slim 360 and I'm thinking about getting him a hard drive for his birthday coming up.

I was looking on Amazon and the third party ones are around $40, but I believe you have to get a $15 transfer cable to take the data off the old one and put it on the new one?

Which leads me to USB flash drives. Do these work like external hard drives for the 360? Can you leave a 32gb stick plugged into the 360 and access your game saves and DLC off that?

He won't need more than 32gb. Just trying to figure out the easiest way to set him up with a new HD.
#2beautifuldreamsPosted 9/23/2013 2:04:36 PM
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#3simonbelmont2Posted 9/23/2013 2:08:24 PM
I think you can use two 16 gig flash drives together to get your 32g. You can store your saves, DLC and even full games on them.
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#4TheBlueStigPosted 9/23/2013 2:13:45 PM
simonbelmont2 posted...
I think you can use two 16 gig flash drives together to get your 32g. You can store your saves, DLC and even full games on them.


The limit is 32GB per flash drive, and you can use 2 flash drives at the same time for a rough total of 64GB, it's been that way for a while now.
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#5simonbelmont2Posted 9/23/2013 2:14:49 PM
TheBlueStig posted...
simonbelmont2 posted...
I think you can use two 16 gig flash drives together to get your 32g. You can store your saves, DLC and even full games on them.


The limit is 32GB per flash drive, and you can use 2 flash drives at the same time for a rough total of 64GB, it's been that way for a while now.


Cool, thanks for the info!
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#6Seanie1200Posted 9/23/2013 5:41:04 PM
Also if you get a hard drive in future you can transfer everything from the USB to the hard drive and vice versa, capacity permitting,, no transfer cable needed.
#7Super CreaturesPosted 9/23/2013 11:03:10 PM
g52 posted...
but I believe you have to get a $15 transfer cable to take the data off the old one and put it on the new one?


What old one?

You said he has a 4GB Slim, that means he doesn't have an HDD.

The 4GB storage device is an internal flash drive pre-configured as an MU (and which does not factor into the 2 USB storage device limit), it is not an HDD.
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#8sailormacrossPosted 9/24/2013 2:38:26 PM
did it go up to 32 gb to use per flash. was only 16gb
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#9G2584Posted 9/24/2013 4:58:12 PM(edited)
Can you use a MicroSD card that's plugged into a usb adapter stick?
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#10infinitexxPosted 9/24/2013 5:03:54 PM(edited)
You should be able to use anything that can be formatted to FAT32 and connect via usb. Read/write times might not be ideal though.
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