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64GB vs 128GB. is the space necessary?

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So I have a OP 3t ordered and I noticed the 128GB is back "in stock" to order. I have the 64GB version ordered and its kinda tempting to bump up to the 128GB for only $40. Sense of "future-proofing"

 

Other than music, high res photos and videos, what else could possibly use up that much space. 

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You could download a ridiculous amount of games.

Future proofing doesn't make any sense here. You likely won't have the phone long enough for it to matter. Things decrease in size over time, not increase (generally). 

 

As for necessary? You're the only one that can answer that.

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23 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Things decrease in size over time, not increase (generally). 

50GB Games would beg to differ

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24 minutes ago, Energycore said:

50GB Games would beg to differ

There aren't many of those.

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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

There aren't many of those.

Battlefield 1 is 50GB, Witcher 3 over 30GB, Far Cry 4 30GB, Dishonored 2 60GB, Hitman 50GB, do I have to keep going?

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my previous phone running jelly bean had 8GB storage and i never filled it up before i replaced. it did have an SD card. I dont know how I can even fill my current phone with 32GB storage

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2 minutes ago, Energycore said:

Battlefield 1 is 50GB, Witcher 3 over 30GB, Far Cry 4 30GB, Dishonored 2 60GB, Hitman 50GB, do I have to keep going?

is the battlefield mobile app 50GB?

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Just now, SCHISCHKA said:

is the battlefield mobile app 50GB?

I would hope not xD

 

I made an argument unrelated to the OP, silly me. But the trend for file sizes to go down is untrue, in fact the contrary is apparent. I would still choose the 64GB because what are you going to store on your phone that's that big?

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5 minutes ago, Energycore said:

Battlefield 1 is 50GB, Witcher 3 over 30GB, Far Cry 4 30GB, Dishonored 2 60GB, Hitman 50GB, do I have to keep going?

Oh, wasn't aware those were mobile games!

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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

Oh, wasn't aware those were mobile games!

See my post above. Do you really think mobile game are tending into smaller sizes?

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3 minutes ago, Energycore said:

I would hope not xD

 

I made an argument unrelated to the OP, silly me. But the trend for file sizes to go down is untrue, in fact the contrary is apparent. I would still choose the 64GB because what are you going to store on your phone that's that big?

I'm looking up the borderlands and doom 3 storage requirements. to me they represent the generation of games that can be played on mobile hardware; ps2 & early ps3 era games. I think half life 2 was about 4 CDs when it originally came out and doom 3 might have been on 2 or 3 CDs

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3 minutes ago, Energycore said:

See my post above. Do you really think mobile game are tending into smaller sizes?

From what I've experienced, yes.

I think it's relative. Games are getting huge content wise. Thus, file size increases. I'd imagine the file sizes are smaller.

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On 14.1.2017 at 9:01 AM, Energycore said:

Battlefield 1 is 50GB, Witcher 3 over 30GB, Far Cry 4 30GB, Dishonored 2 60GB, Hitman 50GB, do I have to keep going?

Hell, The Secret World came out 5 years ago and is 47GB.

 

Star Citizen's projected final size is guessed to be in the neighbourhood of 180GB... lol

 

As for phones, you'd want most games on internal storage and not an SD card so I'd opt for at least 64GB but I don't think for the next 2-3 years that any more than that is necessary.

 

EDIT: Wow, didn't expect a thread half-way down page 1 of the forum would be this old. Pardon my horrendous necro

In case the moderators do not ban me as requested, this is a notice that I have left and am not coming back.

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