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Seagate 1TB/8GB Hybrid HDD $84.99 10AM-12:59PM PT 01/20/2014

HDD PS4 Hybrid 1TB

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#1 AndrewCounty

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:01 PM

Seagate 1TB/8GB Hybrid HDD $84.99 NewEgg ShellShocker 10AM-12:59PM PT

 

NewEgg ShellShockers are usually free shipping, but I don't know for a fact that it will be.

 

I believe this is the cheapest I've seen this drive, but I could be wrong.  I'm posting this because a lot of people were putting them in their PS4s.

 

http://www.newegg.co...09&et_rid=43798

 

If the link doesn't take you directly to the HDD, it should be the second item in the carousel.

 

Edit:

Title was previously Samsung, it's a Seagate.  Sorry about that, I misread it.

 

Edit 2:

Replies are correct, a 3.5 inch will not fit in a PS4.  Total fail on my part.  I apologize...



#2 hectorarizpe

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:10 PM

Putting them in PS4's? Interesting....

#3 johnnypark

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:18 PM

Isn't this a 3.5" HDD? PS3/PS4 only takes 2.5" HDDs. Sizing should definitely be in the subject line (desktop vs laptop).


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#4 knightsdwn

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:21 PM

Yeah, this is for desktops. PS4 uses laptop 2.5'' hard drives.

#5 hectorarizpe

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:31 PM

Thanks for the info guys

#6 Blade

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 02:46 PM

The description says that it's 'the first SSHD in small form factor' and that it also has full 'SSD-like' performance. I have no idea if that's true, but 1TB of SSD is basically fast enough to run all of your programs at once. I can't really see hybrid matching those speeds. Would be an amazing deal if it can, though.

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 03:55 PM

I have no hands on experience with anything other HDDs. I think I'll pick this up to serve has the main drive in Windows desktop that could use some breathing room in terms of storage. If I move everything over including the OS and use the current HDD as long term storage, old photos and the like, will I see the marked improvement I hear so much about? Or should I look at a small SSD holding the OS and applications to compliment my current HDD if I want to see that kind of overall performance boost?

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 04:25 PM

This is the right 2.5" HDD that would fit the PS3/PS4:

 

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822178340 (bare drive)

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822178384 (retail kit)

 

$119.99 for the drive, in case anyone was curious.



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Posted 20 January 2014 - 04:52 PM

This is the right 2.5" HDD that would fit the PS3/PS4:

 

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822178340 (bare drive)

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822178384 (retail kit)

 

$119.99 for the drive, in case anyone was curious.

 

I will definitely be putting one of this in ps4 when I get one. Can't go back to HDD after using SSD in PS3 and PCs for few years, and I think hybrid works just as well as pure SSD for PS4.



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Posted 20 January 2014 - 10:04 PM

Hybrid drives just put popular cache files on the SSD part.  I'm not entirely sure what other purpose they have but there's still a 5400 rpm hard drive doing most of the work.