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Thread: Hard drive question-regarding installing games

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    nightstah
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    Quote Originally Posted by marketpantry View Post
    Is it a bad idea to back up all of your games all at once? This means one after another.
    That falls under "whatever works for you," there is no right or wrong answer for this.

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    Agreed. I've personally ripped like 10-12 games at a time back to back but there are some people who don't want to use their drive what so ever.
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    I don't think so. PC speaking I have drives that are left infinitely up other than the occasional reboot that are reading and writing a hell of a lot more than the Wii drive.
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    Even less likely to fail... USB powered by bus --- no heat buildup like say inside a tower. OP: take a grain of salt with any reply you get here... for example, Marketpantry's contribution (no offense, MP --- but experience with PCs for years has taught me otherwise).

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    I know you were asking from a external standpoint, I was making a comparison to the much-cooler external choice as opposed to an internal. I was saying external (typically, although in your case sounds like you got a lemon) if anything is even more reliable than an internal. I think you misread or I wasn't clear enough, apologies; I also missed you were in fact, the OP lol.

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