All-Around OK Guy
HDD size limits
PLEASE forgive me if this has been covered...
I've filled my 320gb HDD and am going to get a new one, (never thought 320gb would be too small).
I've spent a bit of time searching, and couldn't find an answer.
What is the largest HDD that the Wii will recognize? I use USBloaderGX, if that matters.
I see that it will only recognize 500 games. OK. I thought I remember reading that it will only see up-to 500gb. Is that correct?
I would like a TB, but I don't want to spend the money if I can't use it fully.
Thanks for any answers, and MODS---If this has been covered, and I missed it, close the thread. PLEASE no RR.
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If you use WBFS Manager to install backups of your original games, it has a 500 file or 500 game management limit...NOT 500GB...500 games. The commonly used USB Loaders such as USB Loader GX will officially recognize a 1TB HDD per their specifications and unofficially will recognize 1.5TB.
If you do not use WBFS Manager, but use the ISO backups directly, then no file number limit reported.
All-Around OK Guy
Hey gen3sf, thanks buddy. With your answers and the compatability list on this site, I have decided to get a 1TB seagate. Good price, and it works. Only drawback is that its not a 'portable' external HDD like my lil' one. I think I'll survive. Thanks again!!
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LOL, I can remember thinking that I would never fill up my first hard drive of a whopping 100mb. I mean, what in the world would I ever put on it that takes of so much room? Or how about 8mb of RAM, man I thought I was so cool.
Originally Posted by namyarb3