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$50 for a 2 tb seagate hard drive


#1 bobaroo2  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 11:47 AM

https://www.bestbuy....p?skuId=5893105
Anyone know if it will work with the ps4?

#2 AnonAcorn  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 11:59 AM

I haven't used that one specifically, but the 2TB drive in my ps4 is from a Seagate external and it has served me well.

#3 stringycupps1  

stringycupps1

Posted 13 September 2018 - 12:48 PM

https://www.bestbuy....p?skuId=5893105
Anyone know if it will work with the ps4?

PS4 doesn't have a USB C port, so I doubt it.  Says it's required by the device using it.

 

Minimum System Requirements
Mac OS X 10.10 or higher or Windows 10 operating system; USB-C port


#4 daminion   Bah CAGiversary!   2496 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 01:00 PM

I haven't used that one specifically, but the 2TB drive in my ps4 is from a Seagate external and it has served me well.

Just need a USB-C to USB 3 adapter



#5 keyblader1985   Wait, what? CAGiversary!   2954 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

keyblader1985

Posted 13 September 2018 - 01:33 PM

I nearly forgot I have a 4TB drive that I've barely touched.

#6 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 02:12 PM

Ebay is also taking $10 off orders of $50 or more when you pay by debit/credit.

Add a filler item (I bought a single balloon, lol) and there you go.

#7 wwe101   waiting for hitman 5 CAGiversary!   2272 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 03:56 PM

I'd also be interested to know if this will work for PS4. I am going to make the jump to digital games and this would be great.

#8 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 04:05 PM

I'd also be interested to know if this will work for PS4. I am going to make the jump to digital games and this would be great.


As daminion said above, all you should need is an adapter. Hell, get one of those to put you above $50, and then save $10.

#9 wwe101   waiting for hitman 5 CAGiversary!   2272 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 04:06 PM

As daminion said above, all you should need is an adapter. Hell, get one of those to put you above $50, and then save $10.

Thanks!

#10 LonelyBacteria  

LonelyBacteria

Posted 13 September 2018 - 07:00 PM

As daminion said above, all you should need is an adapter. Hell, get one of those to put you above $50, and then save $10.


Good idea!

I had found a 2pack with usb>usb-c
And usb-c>usb at Five and Below
(Haven't used 'em yet but I've been pleasantly surprised by their electronic stuff before)

#11 Marker   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   203 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 07:21 PM

https://www.bestbuy....p?skuId=5893105
Anyone know if it will work with the ps4?

Obviously not since it's got a gigantic X on the back  :rofl:  :rofl:  :rofl:



#12 MPoWeRM3   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1855 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 08:09 PM

Ebay is also taking $10 off orders of $50 or more when you pay by debit/credit.

Add a filler item (I bought a single balloon, lol) and there you go.

Is this a targeted offer or something?



#13 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 13 September 2018 - 08:20 PM

Is this a targeted offer or something?


Crap, yeah, it does appear to be. Sorry about that.

#14 ec91762  

Posted 14 September 2018 - 02:18 AM

Pro day ad revealed!

#15 ec91762  

Posted 14 September 2018 - 02:20 AM

Oops, sorry wrong thread

#16 mitch079   Mumm-Ra shares with no one! CAGiversary!   12708 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 14 September 2018 - 02:50 AM

https://www.gamestop...132820/0/129189 $72 for a WD 4tb, in store only but plenty available, at least around me



#17 ec91762  

Posted 14 September 2018 - 03:36 AM

https://www.gamestop...132820/0/129189 $72 for a WD 4tb, in store only but plenty available, at least around me

That's actually not bad, I paid $30 more than that for my 4TB and I have no regrets about it! Works amazing on my Xbox

#18 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 20 September 2018 - 12:23 AM

Update: the Seagate drive from the OP did not want to work with the PS4, simply would not format. It did, however, seem to work with my X1.

#19 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   22456 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 20 September 2018 - 12:28 AM

Just curious, is it possible to transfer stuff from your PS4's internal to external HDD as needed? My thought was to put a SSD in my PS4 Pro, which would store my games to play, and once I'm done, I'd store them in the external. And if there's stuff on my external, could I just transfer it to my internal SSD? 

 

I like having all my PS Plus games on my console so I can play some of them on a whim but that doesn't work all that well since pretty much every PS4 game is 50GB. 



#20 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 20 September 2018 - 12:38 AM

Just curious, is it possible to transfer stuff from your PS4's internal to external HDD as needed? My thought was to put a SSD in my PS4 Pro, which would store my games to play, and once I'm done, I'd store them in the external. And if there's stuff on my external, could I just transfer it to my internal SSD?

I like having all my PS Plus games on my console so I can play some of them on a whim but that doesn't work all that well since pretty much every PS4 game is 50GB.


Yup, sure is.

#21 The Punisher   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3895 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

The Punisher

Posted 20 September 2018 - 03:09 AM

Any benefits installing a SSD vs a hdd?

#22 Blade   Imminently Punchable CAGiversary!   14029 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

Posted 20 September 2018 - 03:11 AM

My take on that is the PS Plus games are basically rented and are useless if your sub ever runs out. I'd just delete anything not good enough to consider actually owning.
 
 

Any benefits installing a SSD vs a hdd?
 

 

More space for less money. A 1TB external SSD is $334, so half the size for over 6 times the price. I imagine the difference in content loading speed is negligible given how fast 3.1 is and the console's inherently optimized bus and caching.



#23 Mako1215   Mr.OneOfWonder CAGiversary!   7270 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2018 - 01:26 AM

My take on that is the PS Plus games are basically rented and are useless if your sub ever runs out. I'd just delete anything not good enough to consider actually owning.
 
 

 

More space for less money. A 1TB external SSD is $334, so half the size for over 6 times the price. I imagine the difference in content loading speed is negligible given how fast 3.1 is and the console's inherently optimized bus and caching.

Dont know where you're looking but a 1TB can be now had for about $180. 

 

Also dont install a SSD. Very little gain. I'm talking like 2 seconds. If that.



#24 EvlAsh   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   117 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2018 - 03:25 AM

Update: the Seagate drive from the OP did not want to work with the PS4, simply would not format. It did, however, seem to work with my X1.

The drive probably is formatted for NTFS out of the box and the PS4 can only read FAT32 / exFAT formatted drives. You would need to format it to the correct file system on a computer.