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Bowdrinker Jun 03, 2003 04:36 PM

HDD how big?
 
Can someone please tell me how big the hdd is in an xbox and can you change it for one that is used in a pc

thanx

Bowdrinker

celtic_druid Jun 03, 2003 08:47 PM

8Gigs I believe although the more recent ones actually have 12gig ones formated as 8gigs. I believe it can handle drives upto 120gigs although I guess you need it chiped to install one. I could be wrong though, as I know basically nothing about XBox's.

Anyway, I'm moving this to the XBox forum

Jaice Jun 03, 2003 09:00 PM

8gigs, some are said to have 10 or 20, but they are not usable right out the box I think.

You can upgrade up yo 120gigs, and use every gig if you want.

freakit Jun 03, 2003 10:04 PM

120 is the max. if you go bigger the xbox will only see 137 gigs i believe. just like a motherboard in a pc. you need the ATA card to go beyond 137 gigs. and you can't use a card in the xbox.

if i'm wrong correct me.

develitate Jun 04, 2003 03:05 AM

The xbox will only utilize 137gb of a 160 gb HDD, so its better to just buy a 120gb (thats what i have and its plenty of space) You need a modchip to upgrade the HDD. If your Xbox has a seagate HDD its 10 gigs, and you can unlock the other two gigs with EvoX (which also requires a mod chip). If its not a seagate then it only has the standard 8gb. Hope this clears up some cunfusion

Memphis Jun 04, 2003 06:37 AM

And I just want to clear up that there are no 20Gb hard drives. People started thinking that there were because the model number was virtually the same as the 10Gb.


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