Seagate recently released a new 2TB HDD, only that this time its the smallest 2TB HDD currently in existence. Its small enough to fit a PS4 and a laptop
damn thats alot
With all the free games we will get from PS+, that is just the right amount of space.
okay. honest question. Which is better to use for external purposes. A 2.5" hdd or a 3.5" hdd?
2.5 any time of the day! smaller and does't need power supply. OT I read about this yesterday and I was like "damn!" definitely gotta have this sucker...the sooner the better! PS+ is another thing, those game cache are huge...EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM!
badz149 I think Darth is taking the p155! He/she is referencing the PS4's inability to have external HDD's. However i do think a patch is incoming to fix that problem.
@badz thanks. i have 2 external hdd's. one is a 3.5 500gb with its own power that i have hooked to a wii-u. the other is a 2.5 320gb that i use for other stuff but was considering switching it to the wii-u instead. then taking my bigger hdd and using it as a plug in for the ps4/xb1. @sniper, i believe both will support external hdd at some point after launch.
This or a similar hard drive has high chances on ending up in my PS4, 2TB seem like the perfect size for a PS4.
Extremely fitting reply.+bubbs May have to keep this bookmarked for when I need to set mine up for a bigger HDD.
Man thats awesome. 2 gig hdd if you want to upgrade your PS4. Just another example of Sony give players choices. I mean they didn't force the camera with their system, they didn't try to force DRM, they didn't try to force not sharing games, they didn't try to force always online, and now they're giving the gamer the choice of upgrading the hdd in their PS4. Wonder why Sony is winning????????? hmmmmmmmmm all for 100.00 less than the competitions weaker platform.
500GB is enough. Y'all are just OCD about your storage. It's like do you really need a larger walk-in closet to function. The answer is NO.
Day 1 purchase. Thank You!
Mikes lemonade, most games this gen where less than 9GB's, 80GB's where not enough, not nearly enough. Most games next gen will be 40-50GBs. A 500GB harddrive will just not be enough. I had delete my entire harddrive to download Uncharted 3 on Ps3. The whole ****ing thing. Next gen needs 1-2 TBs imo
@mikeslemonade you don't always need toilet paper to use the toliet either, but its nice to have it when you need it
On day one I'll be downloading Resogun, Flower, fl0w, and Contrast for free, and Buying Killzone on PSN. I definitely see my hard drive filling up fast.
Not really. My Deskie has 6TB and Im upgrading to 16TB soon
What for? Are you from the future? My whole music, photo, video, games and porn collection would fit into that. 2TB are more than enough for a games console.
Then you will just be getting close to me with 16TB - and that is just my SansDigital Tower alone with 16TB. My PC has 3 X 3TB and 1 X 4TB - dropping in the 3rd 3TB and the 4TB in the next couple of hours.
@Zod I download a lot of movies and msuci, plus anime, and at least 150 games on Steam right now. Yeah I only have 1 and 2TB drives, they are starting to go bad and its time to go bigger lol
Why do you need to have all your Steam games installed at once? You don't play them all, don't lie.
That's because redownloading is a pain especially if your IP provider jack up your bill for downloading too much stuff.
This is about how the new 2TB HDD from Seagate can fit inside a PS4, now about how much space you have. Personally this is a win for consumers. This ability to freely upgrade a HDD, especially seeing how space hungry next gen is, is a huge advantage over the competition.
Not everyone needs to collect porn like you do.
it may look like alot, down the road will be the right size. two years ago i replaced my PS3 hard drive with a 500 Gb and thought it was over kill. Currently i have to keep deleting old games to keep space, due in part to PS+ which i like a lot
@mikeslemonade 500gb certainly will not be enough on the ps4. on the ps3 currently i'm already over 500gb with all the free ps+ games and my own stuff. next gen games will take up as much as 50gb each game on launch and possibly more later.
ITS FCKN AWESOME!
Good news for all that want to upgrade their PS4 HDD!!, so far the most big in capacity that fit on the recomended size from Sony was 1.5 TB
I have my 1.5TB HD ready to go, it should be enough space for now.
i might just get this later
From my undertanding the rpm doesn't affect the read speed.
It does, but not by too much. You're talking maybe shaving off 5 seconds of loading.
It affects. And write? 50GB installations :(
@ gaffyh - Is that 5 seconds off a 10 second load time? If so that is amazing. I'm waiting for someone to do the SSD tests. If it cuts the read time by 15-20%, that will be a massive upgrade.
@Guwapo - Off of 60 seconds.
I didn't really find any 7.400rpm notebook drives. I am still uncertain wether I go 1TB Hybrid or 2TB regular... damn... time is running out...
pretty sure your ps4 will still work while you decide ;) migrating your 500gb HD data to a new one isn't that complicated - you can do a clone using an enclosure pretty easily usually
Hybrid better response and performance, 2TB more space. Your choice!
I know. Thanks to cloud saves I don't think I will actually need a clone. I will probably just re-download, but I would really like to switch the drive early on and be done with it. I really want faster performance AND more speed :). Will probably throw a coin or something... until it lands on hybrid...
You may want to check if a 7200RPM HDD will have any temperature issues inside that small PS4 box. A 5400 or SSD should be fine though.
I couldn't really find any 7.200RPM 2.5" drives anyway. SSD should run coolest but it's pretty pricey if you want to go big, so pure SSD is out of the question for me. It pretty much looks like 1TB Hybrid for me.
@ Kuv1977 - http://www.newegg.com/Produ... - 1 TB Hybrid w/ 7200rpm - http://www.newegg.com/Produ... - 750 g 7200rpm - http://www.newegg.com/Produ... - 1TB 7200rpm
Thanx. Maybe I didn't find 7.200-drives because I wasn't looking under 1.5TB. If I am going 1TB I will definately go Hybrid.
IMO space is more important than speed in this instance (you'll never hear me say that about a PC). My 500GB PS3 is already full, and with games getting bigger (50GB seems to be the new average), PS+ offering 2 free games per month on PS4 for at least 5 - 6 years means you can download at least 120 free games before we hear about a PS5, and keeping them on your HDD for remote play, requires a 2TB minimum in HDD space. That being said the cheapest 2TB 2.5" HDD I've found runs for $170, so keep that in mind. $500 PS4 (PS+ / 1 Game) bundle + $170 = $670 right off the back. I'll keep checking though.
The problem is that 2TB drives are all 15mm in height (except the one from the article obviously). The drive from the article is not yet available... probably February, March 2014. So the highest available from the get go will be 1.5TB. And thus 1TB Hybrid gets interesting... Ah, well... maybe I will swap the drive in early 2014. Need to shell out a ton of money on end of November already anyway.
ON Black Friday this HDD might have a great price right :-)
It's not being sold to the public right now so good luck finding it!
Don't you void your warranty by opening the PS4, it looks that way.
Changing the hard drive doesn't void the warranty :)
No it doesn't, also confirmed by Sony already.
shut up you dont even know what a HDD looks like lolz
Has it been confirmed what size HDDs are compatible with PS4
Same type/dimensions/rpm as PS3 I think.
160GB+ 9.5mm max thickness
whoops, hit disagree by accident. compensated by giving helpful bubble...
max thickness for PS4 is 12.5mm.
Does the PS4 support 2TB?
Any size 160GB or higher that fits.
Does anyone know if the PS4 will support this HHD? Seagate 1TB Solid State Hybrid Drive SATA 6Gbps 64MB Cache 2.5-Inch ST1000LM014
It worked on the PS3 with noticeable boosts in loading. I have one waiting for my PS4. If it doesn't, I'll throw in in my daughter's laptop. See link below for load comparison test http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Awesome!! Thanks for the great link! I am thinking I'll buy one before lunch or shortly after to make sure there isn't any issues.
I have Seagate Momentus XT 500 in PS3 : http://www.youtube.com/watc... Big problem is the SATA interface. In PS3 is SATA I interface. But Seagate Momentus XT support SATA III interface, so, SATA I can't use full advantage od SSHD. Besides that, Seagate Momentus XT in PS3 is faster than retail 5400 rpm or 7200 rpm HDD. PS4 has SATA II interface, results will be better for a double. SATA I transfer rate is up to 150 MB/s. SATA II transfer rate is up to 300 MB/s. SATA III transfer rate is up to 600 MB/s. Believe it or not, Seagate Momentus XT is faster than WD's Velociraptor which speed is 10 000 rpm. http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Anyone have a link to any place that you can buy this? Or any pricing info?
There's no pricing info as it isn't being sold to the public right now.
Darn I just got 1 tb on Monday, ah well of that fills up ill get this
Can it fit a ps3 ?
Literally just bought my 1 TB hard drive to go in my PS4, yesterday. I would have waited if I knew about this then. Oh well. I can't find it at NewEgg, Amazon, or BestBuy, so I dunno.
Im also interested in the ST1000LM014. Does it comply with the height restriction in the ps4 (max 15mm i guess?). Do u think it will be a good performer (speed)?
It was on an early list of hdds for the PS4 and falls within the height restrictions for the PS4. If I can find the thread Ill post it. It works in the PS3 (see above) So I would think it so for the PS4. EDIT - Found the Site: http://www.psnation.org/201... Sorry Akuma2k You beat me to it....Good Work @ Scrumtious That's the ST1000LM014 that were discussing. See my link above for Load comparison tests on the PS3. I got mine from Amazon and NewEgg also has a good sale going on atm.