David Tipakov

PS4 PRO External Portable Hard Drive Guide [With Best Options]

Just like the standard PS4 game console, the PRO version allows you to use a USB external storage device in order to backup the whole data on the internal hard drive. This great feature offers more gaming flexibility to PS4 PRO fanboys who have no longer to worry about running out of space anymore. With [...]

PS4 PRO SSD Upgrade Guide—[Best Options Included]

Solid State Drives (aka SSD) are well-known to be the best and fastest data storage devices compared to its predecessor—the mechanical hard disk drive (HDD). When we addressed the issue of equipping the standard PS4 console with an SSD, our major complaint, aside from the expensiveness, was that PS4 employs SATA-II (2nd gen.) interface to [...]

PS4 PRO Hard Drive (HDD) Upgrade Guide [Best Options Included]

Just a few months before the official release of PS4 PRO, Sony launched an updated version of the standard PS4 that didn't offer any significant additional feature except the extended storage capacity that was set to 1TB instead of 500GB. Sony was compelled to this step after the escalating demands of PS4 fanboys on more [...]

The Best Hard Drive (HDD) Options For Your PS4

When it comes to replacing the stock hard drive of PS4 with a new one, there're not many hard drive options available in the market, due to the standards a replacement hard drive must meet in order to fit into PS4 drive bay. After looking into the available HDD options for PS4, and by implementing [...]

Fixing the “not enough space on external HDD” issue with PS4

PS4 started supporting the addition of an external USB storage since the release of firmware update version 2.5. This new and late feature contributed to the flexibility of PS4 giving its users one more storage option out of the box. It has been reported though that many users were not able to successfully externally transfer [...]

PS4 Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) Guide [Best of 2017]

Solid State Hybrid Drive (SSHD) has been one of the most recommended internal storage upgrade for PlayStation-4 (PS4) in the pursuit of expanding the limited capacity of the stock hard drive of PS4 (which has been recently upgraded officially by Sony to 1TB) and, at the same time, boosting up the overall performance of PS4 [...]

PS4 Hard Drive Replacement— Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Here are all the steps you need to know in order to have a smooth and seamless upgrade process without any hassle. Please note that the images are clickable and will show up a larger version of the clicked image. If you need a good hard drive for this process, check our PS4 Internal Hard [...]

SanDisk Extreme 500 and Samsung T1 Portable External SSD Review

When SSD (Solid State Drive) technology emerged, it unleashed war on its grandfather HDD (Hard Disk Drive). Day after day, SSD manufacturers add on the new technology; revealing amazing features of the new technology. When they first appeared, SSDs were restricted to the most expensive desktops and laptops, which was a major disadvantage. However, improvements [...]

SanDisk Extreme 900 SSD review: 10 Gbps USB 3.1 performance at last!

It took quite a time for 10 Gbps USB 3.1 devices to arrive, and SanDisk’s Extreme 900’s 800 MBps performance is a big blow in the SSD industry. This drive is the best USB 3.1 external SSD in terms of performance/speed and has been chosen as a top performer in our best Portable External SSD [...]

Transcend Information ESD200 portable SSD review

HDDs are facing a major sweep by the new SSD revolution. The Transcend Information ESD200 portable solid-state drive is one of the major blows given to old portable-storage concepts. Based on a 1.8-inch internal drive, the Transcend Information ESD200 portable solid-state drive is much more compact than its traditional 2.5 inch counterparts. Using an SSD [...]