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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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If you have been using PlayStation - 4 for year now or so, most probably have come to realize that youve not been give enough memory with PS4 to save and install all your favorite games and applications, and that you will eventually have to face bitter destination that you need To free up more space on PS4 memory for new installations by removing less important games / apps, which might not be suitable solution for vast majority of users. Luckily, Sony, manufacturer of PS4, has offered two workarounds for this situation, which are that either you upgrade internal memory of PS4 to larger volume by replacing it with new memory device, or add external memory to your PS4 without need to go through hassles of internal upgrade process. Both methods their own pros and cons. And although we always prioritize upgrading PS4 internal memory in all situations, not only because of additional space you gain, but, more importantly, because of significant performance boost new memory device offers to PS4 that will enhance your gaming experience and take it to next level. That is because PS4 employs old and obsolete memory device that no longer meets standard specifications of modern devices. And if you bear in mind constant improvements in video game industry in terms of coding and graphics, youll surely realize that stock memory devices are worthless in this age. Before going into deep details addressing these two memory expansion methods, we prefer foremost to present best internal and external memory devices that you can use for purpose of increasing PS4 memory to more than double of size. Curious as to how this will affect mods on Skyrim SE for PS4. I am playing modded game and would like to swap out my hard drive for new 2TB internal hybrid drive but I am not sure how that will affect my game save in Skyrim SE for PS4. I assume I 'll have to redownload and reinstall all mods in same order they were do first time around, otherwise my back up game saves might not work anymore? Forgive my ignorance if that was silly question, it is just not something that is addrest in your article and I usually mod on PC. This is my first time modding on console and my first time swapping out console hard drive, and I was just curious as to whether I should wait until I do game or go ahead and do it now as long as I am careful to install things in same order. Hey not hating here, but I need to say that memory and storage space are not same thing. Memory or RAM is random access memory and main purpose is to cache data so that computer can access data quicker instead of accessing directly from HDD.

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Reinstalling the system software

Turn your System completely off. Make sure power indicator isnt lit. If it is, touch power button for at least seven seconds until system beeps for second time. Take USB drive on which you save PS4 System files and insert it into any of PS4 Pros available USB - ports. Touch and hold power button for at least seven seconds, until PS4 Pro starts in Safe Mode. Connect your DualShock 4 controller to console using Micro USB cable. Press PS button on controller, then select option by pressing X button. Follow screens to complete UPDATE and allow PS4 to unpack, install, restart, and come to initialization screen, just as when you power on console for very first time. Side note: If your PS4 System doesnt recognize UPDATE files, check folder names and file name of UPDATE. Make sure that you use USB drive with no other files on it besides Download. Pup file, and that youre using correct System Software and not just UPDATE file.

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Best Internal Memory Upgrades

When you go to replace internal hard drive of PS4, bear in mind that there are three types of storage devices that fit for this purpose. Fastest - - history ever. You get blazing fast speed that you could never imagine storage device could have. Solid - State Drive Is New Generation Of Storage Device Used In Computers And Recently In Game Consoles. Ssds replace traditional mechanical hard drives by using flash - base memory, is significantly faster. Older hard - storage technologies run slower, which often makes your PS4 run slower than it should. Ssds speed up PS4s significantly due to their low - access times and fast throughputs. Additionally, solid state drives are much more reliable and durable than traditional HDDs. That means you will avoid many issues that occur to HDD users. Therefore, you should expect smoother and more enjoyable gaming experience when you replace PS4 internal HDD with SSD. Only Disadvantage Of SSD As Compared With Traditional HDD Is High Price. While you can get 2tb HDD for PS4 for just $65, PS4 2tb SSD would you more than $200. For more details on using SSD on PS4 and advantages youll gain, please visit our PS4 SSD upgrade guide. Note that you can also get external SSD for for maximum possible performance. If you have already upgraded PS4 internal hard drive to SSD, it is recommended to use external for extended storage. Type Of This Storage Device Is Just Like One Inside Your PS4. So, you should expect major performance boost when replacing internal hard drive of PS4 with another one of same type. Yes, having modern hard drive offers slightly better speed, larger capacity and higher reliability. But not that tangible when comes to performance. This type storage is widely used as PS4 external hard drive also. Hard Disk Drive Or Hard Drive Is Data Storage Device That Uses Magnetic Recording To Store And Retrieve Digital Information. Unlike solid - state drive that uses non - moving interconnected flash memories, hard disk is essentially composed of metal platter with magnetic coating. This coating stores data. Pair Of Magnetic Heads Reads And Writes Data On This Coating While Platter Spins. Main Problem With This Kind Of Storage Device Is That It Is Mechanical. Thus, users have to varied performance issues with it. For that reason, PS4 hard drive begins to fail after few months of use. Also, now you can understand why PS4 becomes slow and starts to lag. This is often caused by faulty hard drive. All of that is because movable mechanical parts of HDD make it physically vulnerable to mechanical damage due to and shudder. For example, close spacing between read head and metallic platter makes HDD prone to scrapes across platter as head grinds thin magnetic coating.

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