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How to replace Xbox One HDD for more storage, a voided warranty

It's possible to replace the Xbox One's 500GB hard drive, but Microsoft doesn't want you to and the potential upgrades are significantly less noticeable than the PS4 replacement, Engadget reports. Adobe techie Brian Williams replaced the Xbox One HDD with a 500GB Samsung EVO SSD and a...

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The PS4's 500GB HDD compared with an SSD, SSHD

Tested got its hands on a PS4 and switched out its standard 500GB hard drive for two new drives: a 250GB Samsung solid-state drive (SSD) for $175 and a 1TB Seagate hybrid drive (SSHD) for $110. Both performed better than the in-console drive, with the SSD shaving off the most loading time and...

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Gran Turismo 5 loading times slashed with SSD install

Sick and tired of sitting through loading screens between races in Gran Turismo 5? If you've got yourself the cash, slap a solid-state drive (SSD) into that puppy and watch the loading times plummet -- at least, so says Phil over on the Beyond3D forums. Taking two PS3s (an older "fat" with the...

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Will a solid-state drive speed up the PS3?

Tired of those slow installs the PS3 is so famous (or infamous) for? The guys over at ExtremeTech came up with a solution that will partially solve that problem, albeit at a heavy price. They replaced their 60GB PS3's hard drive with one of Intel's 80GB X25-M solid-state drives. The retail price...

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Solid state hard drives offer little gain in PS3

One of the great things about PS3 is the ability throw your own hard drive into the system, without voiding the warranty. Many PS3 hardcore have already put faster, bigger hard drives into their consoles. But what about the latest tech, solid state hard drives? Do they offer any benefit to PS3...

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Samsung debuts new 32GB Flash drive

Back in September, Samsung Electronics introduced the first 16GB NAND Flash-based memory device. Today, at the Samsung Mobile Solution Forum in Taipei, the South Korean-based manufacturer demonstrated a 32GB notebook version of the solid state disk. These mini marvels require only 5% of the power...

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