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VGF PS3 Guides - Replacing your PS3's HDD

Discussion in 'Guides' started by Hooblue, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. I think this maybe the problem. My WD is a USB powered device. Bugger
  2. Carnage, can you not save all your game saves to the cloud, then install the new HDD?
  3. Do you need to be a PS+ member to use the cloud? If so then no.
  4. Mine was mains powered too Stu.
  5. When I backed up my ps3 I used a USB powered hard drive. It was one of these <a class="postlink" href="http://www.buffalotech.com/products/portable-hard-drives/juststore-portable/juststore-portable-hd-pvu2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://www.buffalotech.com/products/por ... le-hd-pvu2</a>. (Discontinued). It does seem from forums that the PS3 has problems with certain USB powered hard drives and Sony recommend using a mains powered one. You could try using a mains powered usb hub to connect the HDD to the ps3 that has been said to work <a class="postlink" href="http://community.us.playstation.com/t5/PlayStation-General/ps3-backup-utility-problems/m-p/37266210/highlight/true#M421358" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://community.us.playstation.com/t5/ ... ue#M421358</a>
  6. I've read so much on the subject that my head just hurts.

    My options now are to try a powered USB hub, try a Y USB cable or join PS+ and upload it all to the cloud. Not sure how long that would take though.

    Otherwise its a sore point right now with the Mrs as she sees it as a waste of money.
  7. Carnage there is no reason to not have PS+. Do it on a 90 day basis if you are worried about VFM.
  8. Carnage you could always sign up for the 30 day Playstation Plus free trial <a class="postlink" href="https://www.facebook.com/SonyPlaystation/app_106681779474103" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">https://www.facebook.com/SonyPlaystatio ... 1779474103</a> if you haven't already taken advantage of it.

    Also have you tried using a USB stick for copying your game saves, they need a lot less power so should work on your PS3 (some save's may not be able to be copied) <a class="postlink" href="http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-back-up-and-import-ps3-game-saves/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-bac ... ame-saves/</a>

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