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I believe neither are good options. Running Fallout 4 will most likely keep the drive active for the entire duration of your playtime. Neither external flash nor HDD have sufficient heat dissipation to handle that. You will most likely destroy your drive very quickly. Unfortunately you probably won't know this is happening because the external drive are ...


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These are your options in order from best to worst: Solid State Drive (SSD) A solid state drive will provide much faster access than a mechanical hard drive. Amazon shows that in August 2015 you can get 250GB external SSD for around $150. According to Game Debate Fallout 4 requires 28GB of hard drive space so you could target an even smaller drive to ...


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How do SSDs improve gaming performance? SSDs improve performance by reducing loading times, assuming the game is installed on the SSD, of course. Do they somehow impact the framerate? It depends on the game and how they were built. Most games use streaming to load required resources from disk when they're needed. When your disk takes too long to stream ...


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Realistically, the speed of the drive won't affect gameplay much. The main benefit to a HDD would be capacity and price, as an external SSD will not run nearly at the speed the price would imply when connected via USB 3.0. I gamed for quite a while on a USB 2 external HDD, and I never experienced any major issues, save for slightly extended load times.


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Update 2015-11-05 You can now hold down the controller button for 4 seconds without launching Big Picture at the same time! This change has been in the beta channel for a while, but it seems to have made it to a stable release from this update post. Changed controller Steam/Xbox button behavior to fix a collision with the hold-down-for-4-seconds ...


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The original PS3 used a cable that looks similar to a PC power cord, like this one: The newer "slim" PS3's use a a different plug-in that looks like this: The two are not interchangeable. If you look at the back of your PS3, it will be obvious which one you need. And yes, the correct power cable is the only piece of hardware you need to power a PS3.


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While "officially" Sony says North American PlayStation 4 consoles only accept 120 V, the power supplies the console actually ships with do support 100-240V at 50 or 60 Hz. This is confirmed by an iFixit thread asking this same question: jrjessjuliet: Ok guys this is the final answer and please take note!! All ps4 models irrespective of region or model ...


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If you ruled out an SSD due to price, it's very unlikely that you will get a flash drive with adequate performance. There are fast flash drives, yes. But I never saw a really fast flash drive significantly cheaper than a SSD (per GiB). Also: Flash Drives don't support the TRIM command, so they will get slower over time and there is not much one can do ...


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Pull very hard. It really sticks in there, which is probably good: it's hard to lose.


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It sounds like you don't have enough storage (memory refers to RAM) Instead of putting the games on the USB drive, you should put stuff like videos, itunes library, pictures, apple's preinstalled programs, etc. on there. Storing game files on an external drive will make the game run ridiculously slow, or may make it not run at all.


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Generally speaking, using generic chargers is a bad idea. They're not as reliable as the official ones. With that said, theory says you should be okay using it, though it's not ideal for the DS. The output voltage of an official charger it's 5.2V and the output current 450mA. Your charger is 5V and 1000mA. Lower voltage means the DS will not be charged as ...


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Connection speed isn't directly connected to FPS usually. Most likely, connection speed would cause for lag in player movement, events, and other things that happen online to everyone. An example would be if TNT goes off on a minecraft server, if you have a bad connection, you might not see it for a few seconds or you might get kicked all together. Hardware ...


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By scanning through Razer's website, and search engines, there is absolutely no information given which shows any evidence towards a program that does such a thing, thus it essentially doesn't exist. With Razer keyboards such as the BlackWidow Chroma, profiling is available, but not for the Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma.


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Here's a post I found from a quick online search. It's been many years since I've done it, but it looks right from what I remember. There are a couple methods, but I'd focus on the simplest (the first option: Backup utility). I will also repost the steps, but there are images in that link that could be helpful, along with some extended discussion. Your ...


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There may be a lot of suggestions as Timelord64 suggested, but here's a simple guide that has a clear suggestion. http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2003/11/ps2-repair-guide/3/ The guide starts with taking a part the PS2 on the first 2 pages, so I am guessing you are past that (since you can see the gear). Also in the guide it appears to be a PS2 that's ...


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Capacity should be fine and I don't see a reason that you'd run into any issues. Although from personal experience I would still recommend just (gently) ripping the external hard drive out of the case and putting it in your PS3. It's just cleaner and less clutter around your PS3 (plus you could put the 40GB PS3 drive in the external's case and have a ...


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One thing that may be useful is that the Steam Controller can emulate a gamepad and a keyboard and a mouse at the same time. Some games don't support this, but for those that do you could easily configure the controller in a hybrid way.


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Unfortunately you will be at the mercy of the developer. As Hugo has mentioned, some games implement their controller support to work exclusive to keyboard control. You can't do much about that if you want to retain analog use. For games that do it properly, you will be able to map your controller with more options. You may be able to supplement ...


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You might want to check the power supply and make sure it is actually plugged in instead of loose. It is possible that it was in the middle of a software update where it is rewriting the system with the updated code so try and remember if there had been any power outages around the time it stopped working. I would just contact PS3 support and take it from ...


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Found this on Gamefaqs Unlike earlier convertors and previous versions of the Passport, this version will play every game on the N64 from every region with no side-effects such as bordering or 'ghosting' (a second 'ghost' image appearing on-screen giving a blurred effect). Source So it seems it's only a matter of tweaking and optimisation, comfort for ...


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I'll start off by recognizing that the OP said they were not concerned about price, but then in a comment said they ruled out using an SSD because of price. I think the OP has mistakenly assumed that a spinning disk or flash drive will be cheaper than an equivalently or better performing SSD. They're wrong, especially given they only need about 64 or 128G, ...


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An SSD or flash drive is not significantly faster for gaming than a traditional hard drive because game assets are packed into big files in the right order for sequential access, negating the SSD's major advantage. The answer then is "it doesn't matter", whichever is convenient to you.


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Good thing i found this issue because i know exactly why that happens. TURN OFF the logitech software. Their software is really buggy. I had same problem for long time and i couldn't find any solution for that. but i figured it out by myself... logitech software is the one causing that problem. trust me. you will love my answer :)


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To further add to BlueRaja's answer. The cable type required to power PS3's is of the IEC 60320 family, Specifically: C7 and C13 types, with earlier models utilising C13. All of which are IEC standard female couplers. The only difference as Powerlord has stated, would be your region, which would require you to find the correct plug/adapter for your mains ...


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Searching around, they should be fine if you get some specific things. Mainly, it means getting aptx codec, preferably a headset with the latest bluetooth version (4.2 right now if I'm not mistaken) or that provide low latency and a adapter/dongle that has low latency (< 32 ms). From to this reddit thread: you need APT-X to get rid of latency over ...


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There seems to be extensive coverage in this article: Why Super Nintendos Lose Their Color: Plastic Discoloration in Classic Machines Even though you are talking about the Wii, I don't believe plastic chemistry have changed significantly enough to make it irrelevant. And the main point, with regards to bleach, is the following: Bleach - I've had very ...


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It's a little old, but for anybody searching for a solution, I got a pretty decent one: Logitech's Control Center is the one doing it! Remove it from your settings / uninstall it. I discovered this after doing a clean install and playing Minecraft for the first time. To configure which button does what you can use the free and much more advanced software ...



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