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daveMastaKill
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PostSubject: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 10:07 am

The firmware that allows the use of USB memory sticks is up and running.
LoL isn't kinda odd that the new firmware released a couple days ago on the PS3 takes the supports of Other OS aways while this one actually give us the support of USB? LoLoLoL

Either way if you are not interested on the USB made by M$ that comes out in May, you need to configure it on your console: You’ll need to head to the memory area in system settings, select your USB Device, and choose from Configure Now (Format and Configure the Full Device), or Customize (you can choose how much memory you want configured for Xbox360 from the free space on the device.)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/majornelson/sets/72157623576662307/

Don't also forget it needs to be min of 1GB and max 16 GB.

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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 10:09 am

This is a great deal, cuz now people can buy the Arcade version and just use the flash sticks has memory. This is the kind of thing that can raise up sales...kinda odd M$ didn't it deliver it earlier.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 10:10 am

Little Master Chief USB's XD
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 10:12 am

I just used a External Hard Drive to play games and it wasn't as bad as Microsoft said it was. It was probably just a marketing tactic to make you buy flash drives.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyTue Apr 06, 2010 3:04 pm

It's so easy to set up an external drive you'd be a fool to pay for a official USB drive.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 12:52 am

Yea I paid $39.99 for a 64MB 360 Mem Card and now an 8GB USB for $15 is my new mem card.....thanks MS.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 1:15 am

Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 1:20 am

jaykay wrote:
Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?

You can use just about any external storage device. That includes flash drives or hard drives.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 11:53 am

ghost23 wrote:
jaykay wrote:
Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?

You can use just about any external storage device. That includes flash drives or hard drives.

Yes but don't forget, it needs a minimum of 1 GB and it can't get over 32 GB total slots. M$ did this cuz they still want to hold some marketshare on they're overpriced hard drives. They're still douchebags i know, but still, is better than nothing i guess.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 3:55 pm

ghost23 wrote:
jaykay wrote:
Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?

You can use just about any external storage device. That includes flash drives or hard drives.
That's awesome. It sucks that I already overpaid for a memory card, but whatever.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 6:31 pm

daveMastaKill wrote:
ghost23 wrote:
jaykay wrote:
Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?

You can use just about any external storage device. That includes flash drives or hard drives.

Yes but don't forget, it needs a minimum of 1 GB and it can't get over 32 GB total slots. M$ did this cuz they still want to hold some marketshare on they're overpriced hard drives. They're still douchebags i know, but still, is better than nothing i guess.

Actually you cant go over 16GB for each hard drive. Microsoft said that if you want 32GB, you're gonna have to conect two 16GB devices simultaneously.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyWed Apr 07, 2010 6:50 pm

ghost23 wrote:
daveMastaKill wrote:
ghost23 wrote:
jaykay wrote:
Love the Master Chief flash drive. Does this mean that I can use third-party flash drives with the 360 as long as I configure them to work with the 360?

You can use just about any external storage device. That includes flash drives or hard drives.

Yes but don't forget, it needs a minimum of 1 GB and it can't get over 32 GB total slots. M$ did this cuz they still want to hold some marketshare on they're overpriced hard drives. They're still douchebags i know, but still, is better than nothing i guess.

Actually you cant go over 16GB for each hard drive. Microsoft said that if you want 32GB, you're gonna have to conect two 16GB devices simultaneously.

Thats what i said: 32 GB total slots , i mean both of them lol.... bounce
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyFri Apr 09, 2010 11:36 pm

So I could use my Micro 2GB Cruzer to save game files!?
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyFri Apr 09, 2010 11:40 pm

CompromisedxInsanity wrote:
So I could use my Micro 2GB Cruzer to save game files!?

Yes you can.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptySat Apr 10, 2010 12:34 am

I didnt expect a Halo usb.
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyMon Apr 12, 2010 9:16 am

ghost23 wrote:
I just used a External Hard Drive to play games and it wasn't as bad as Microsoft said it was. It was probably just a marketing tactic to make you buy flash drives.

A 2.5" HDD in an enclosure will actually out perform many USB sticks on the market when using it on the 360 (via the new USB firmware).
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptyThu Apr 29, 2010 12:58 am

daveMastaKill wrote:
The firmware that allows the use of USB memory sticks is up and running.
LoL isn't kinda odd that the new firmware released a couple days ago on the PS3 takes the supports of Other OS aways while this one actually give us the support of USB? LoLoLoL

Either way if you are not interested on the USB made by M$ that comes out in May, you need to configure it on your console: You’ll need to head to the memory area in system settings, select your USB Device, and choose from Configure Now (Format and Configure the Full Device), or Customize (you can choose how much memory you want configured for Xbox360 from the free space on the device.)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/majornelson/sets/72157623576662307/

Don't also forget it needs to be min of 1GB and max 16 GB.

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is that an epic masterchief usb????!?!?!
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PostSubject: Re: Xbox 360 new firmware online   Xbox 360 new firmware online EmptySun May 02, 2010 10:36 pm

I sold my 64MB 360 Mem Card for $3.50 to Gamestop (Paid $40 for it), but now I use an 8GB USB Drive.
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