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What is the point of installing xbox 360 games to its hard drive?


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2009-11-10 20:52:25
2009-11-10 20:52:25

Installing an Xbox 360 to your HDD improves loading times, removes disc noise and overall creates a smoother gaming experience. However, you still need the disc in the Xbox 360 Console to play the game.


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No, games need to be installed locally onto the hard drive of the computer you wish to play it from.

No it does not. As long as the motherboard has the proper connectors for the hard drive you are installing, IDE or SATA, you will not have to replace it. If the connectors are different, then return the hard drive and get one with the proper connection type.

install to hard drive still requires a disk. the point of installing it is that your xbox will be quiet when your playing the game on it. it also makes the game load faster.

I would suggest installing windows on one hard drive, then installing ubuntu on the same hard drive. Use the other hard drive for the backups (partition it).

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This is to prevent people from renting games and installing them on their harddrive.

No, the only benifet of installing it onto the hard drive is presemably shorter loading times for the games. But for the majority of games it only affects it by seconds, if at all. The game disk is still required for gameplay.

without a hard drive your PC wouldn't work at all. so you must have a hard drive, whether its internal or external...

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The important step when installing a second PATA hard drive in a computer is that it must be compatible. Power must be switched off as well.

No, you just need the hard drive itself to install them, but I wouldn't recommend installing games to your hard drive unless: A. You are getting another xbox, and want to transfer your data or B. You have space to spare. or..................... C. your parents took away u games.......

You will not necessarily need the larger hard drive after the NXE update. However if you plan to save a couple of your games to the hard drive, or have a lot of dlc, then a larger hard drive might be needed. But the NXE updated itself does not require the larger hard drive.

A hard-drive partition is the splitting of a hard drive so that it acts as two smaller drives of smaller capacity. This is useful for installing to operating systems on a computer.

Yes, because you are uploading all of that games data into your hard drive, as opposed to just having your xbox read the disc.

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There are very little advantages to this but I belive that if you install a game to your hard drive your xbox will run a little cooler and if your disc shatters or breaks inside the xbox 360 itself then your data from your games is not lost and can be retrieved from your hard drive. Hope this helped.

Installing a second hard drive in your system will have an immediate impact on system performance if your system is memeory bound?

your hard drive is most likely not formatted. read owners manual on how to format the hard drive. you will lose eerything on the hard drive when you format it.

A hard disk drive is used to store data. That data includes the programs you use. When someone says they are installing something on their computer, they usually mean they are installing it to their hard drive, which is located inside their computer. In most situations, a hard drive is what loads the operating system so you can use your PC. If it fails, you will not be able to fully boot your PC.

Install all your programs on it and install your OS on it (OS = operating system) I for one wouldn't recommend installing an OS on an external hard drive though.

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