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Harbinger_Of... : (20 March 2017 - 11:28 AM)

Welcome Mike

SilntMercy : (20 March 2017 - 12:36 PM)

claiming Jammer as someone who sent you here... you should rethink that intro

xJediDadx : (20 March 2017 - 02:56 PM)

How's it going over here?

xJediDadx : (20 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

Discord is on the fritz at the moment

xJediDadx : (20 March 2017 - 02:58 PM)

oh yea, if you're picking up Mass Effect, it's got an early release time! I was told 9pm today(CST) is when i could pick it up.

chaosdemon19... : (20 March 2017 - 06:08 PM)

hello all

xJediDadx : (20 March 2017 - 08:13 PM)

hey chaos

Sixman_Up : (21 March 2017 - 05:08 AM)

DHO2 is standing up a Strongholds battle formation, each Wednesday night at 8:00pm (EST). Required Equipment; 1. Please have at least a Tier 6 vehicle. Vehicle type not too important as we are going to have fun! 2. Teamspeak Optional

joey791 : (22 March 2017 - 03:17 AM)

Welcome to the forums excpomelo :)

thedakar : (22 March 2017 - 07:30 AM)

Sixman, that 1 am local time for me - but if I can find a way to get up to play for an hour, I would find it refreshing!

Sixman_Up : (22 March 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Sounds good dakar.. Sorry for the time difference.. We get this rolling strong, I'm sure that other Dad's will stand up other days..

joey791 : (24 March 2017 - 10:55 AM)

Welcome to the forums jlo3 :)

Wasted : (25 March 2017 - 01:07 AM)

hey guys! been away for a bit. hopped in ts on a FRIDAY night, not too late...nobody?..whats going on?

G3nst3r : (25 March 2017 - 01:32 PM)

Yo Wasted .Everyone getting burned out on the T25 mission or had other things to do....good to see you, wondered where you been.

joey791 : (26 March 2017 - 11:42 AM)

Welcome to the forums Shajtan :)

joey791 : (27 March 2017 - 03:12 AM)

Welcome to the forums Donnyv2 :)

SGrant7 : (27 March 2017 - 09:33 AM)

Anyone ever taken their kids to a Rally Cross event? The tour is coming through my city for the first time this summer and I'm thinking my son would love it...

bergsteiger : (27 March 2017 - 11:29 AM)

G3nst3r, I never see you in TS anymore :(

Juggernaut41 : (27 March 2017 - 12:35 PM)

Whatup wasted! I was away at kid's baseball tourney... I'll be on next weekend tho (and some this week)

Bubba187 : (27 March 2017 - 02:36 PM)

Havent been Grant, but cant imagine it being a bad time


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#11 Aftrthought051

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:57 AM

Thanks, I got your text.I think I will just wait until I can swing the bigger HDD though.With getting PS+ now and the install of games, I have a feeling it will be better to just make the big investment now.
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Posted 31 May 2013 - 09:06 AM

OMG...the download and install of games on the PS3 is a long and process and a lesson in patience.
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Posted 31 May 2013 - 09:14 AM

Yes, it goes like this.

If you think you are going to want to play a game, put it in and install it.Then go back to watching TV.Once "Dances with Wolves" is over, your game should be 98% installed and just about ready to play.:2thumbs

Stupid cell processors.MGS4 is the worst for this.Install that game a day in advance of when you want to play it.
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Posted 31 May 2013 - 12:07 PM

I almost always set it up to dl games right before I leave.If you do it that way and set it to turn off after the dl it'll pull the game down then install it before turning off.Then whenever I get back its ready to go.
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Posted 31 May 2013 - 12:11 PM

I'll have to look at those settings. Haven't played with that yet.
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Posted 01 June 2013 - 02:00 PM

A little advice. rom what I have heard (Have not researched all drives), but 500GB SATA "Should" be safe all around. With the 1TB drives, there are only a few modles that work due to the required thickness of the drive to fit all the plates inside. The drive itself can be too thick to fit inside the bay of the PS3. The one I got fits fine and has been running fine for over a year. I got it on sale at Best Buy for $70. It has been a requirement with PS+. I'm at less than 300GB free now. This is after a purge of unused data.
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Posted 03 June 2013 - 10:53 PM

Western digital Caviar black 3.5 sata 1tb drive from $94.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:17 AM

OK, I finally upgraded my HDD on my PS3.It was super easy, but I did have another step not mentioned on the Sony site with getting an update installed on my system before it would boot up.I put all the instructions in the original post and stickied this thread.Hope it helps anyone thinking of doing this.
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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:10 AM

I'm gonna do it soon. I keep on running out of space. and with downloading BF3 and it taking up 14gb of space, I need the room. I'm getting a 1TB drive off newegg with my next paycheck.
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Posted 09 July 2013 - 08:39 AM

I'll probably upgrade mind to a 500gb drive. I have one already.

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