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Is this hard disk capable of playing aaa games

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11 minutes ago, Dinesh1 said:

5200 rpm

Technically, yes, although will be very slow to load large levels, and task manager will show the drive hitting 100% disk usage most of the time. In fact, merely logging into Windows will cause it to hit 100% disk usage.

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So, a storage device unless CRAZY slow will never make it so you can't play games. It will as @kirashisaid just load the game and levels pretty slowly. Its possible if its SO slow, you will get texture pop in as they load into RAM and VRAM, but, technically, yes it will work...


I guess the real question here is what are your system specs. If you are trying to play modern triple A tittles, you need a relatively "decent" computer, and smaller SSD's are very cheap these days in respect to the total PC's price. For 30 bucks you can get a 250 GB SSD that would be "enough" to store a few solid AAA games on...


Like this https://smile.amazon.com/Kingston-240GB-Solid-SA400S37-240G/dp/B01N5IB20Q/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=256+ssd&qid=1561525170&s=gateway&sr=8-5

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you already have this drive in your pc, what's the point of asking here when you can literally just try?

sudo chmod -R 000 /*

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30 minutes ago, Sauron said:

you already have this drive in your pc, what's the point of asking here when you can literally just 

I have files in it 

I have to delete

Or buy new

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Buy ssd 🤣 But yes you can use that HDD, but the money spend on a SSD would be worth it and you can use it in a new build.

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