Best PS4 Hard Drives for 2017

There is nothing that console gamers hate more than not being able to download a new game that we’ve purchased. That’s why here at Game Grief we’ve compiled our shortlist of the best PS4 Hard Drives for 2017. Our list includes everything from budget friendly to heavy hitting options for people with more than a little extra cash laying around. You’ll also find the links of where to buy them by clicking the titles.

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1. Seagate 1TB Gaming SSHD ST1000LM014

Good for? Price and performance

1TB SSHD
Solid State Hybrid Drive, boots and performs like an SSD
9.5mm drive for mobile devices, add capacity without adding complexity to get more from your PC, Mac, tablet or game console
Up to 4x faster than traditional 5400-RPM HDD. Ideal for gaming and performance laptop
Easy PlayStation upgrade up to 500GB capacity without void warranty
64MB Cache with 8GB NAND Flash for more speed, cost efficient. Now with a 5 year warranty
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2. Seagate 2TB Laptop HDD ST2000LM007

Good for? Loads of storage at a great price

2TB HDD
Seagate’s highest capacity thin, 7mm, laptop drives at 1TB and 2TB. 5400rpm.
Light in weight to support portable computers
Enables drop-in 2TB capacity transition without the weight of traditional laptop drives
Stores up to 200,000 photos, 250,000 songs or 124 hours of high-definition video
Standard SATA 6Gb/s interface for easy integration into existing mobile/laptop designs
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3. Seagate FireCuda 2.5″ 2TB SSHD

Good for? Four times the storage at SSD-like speeds

2TB SSHD
Fastest 2.5-Inch PC compute and gaming Hard Drive on the market, all within a thin 7mm z-height
Enormous 500GB, 1TB and 2TB options. The 2TB capacity can store up to 80x 25GB games
Flash-accelerated technology delivers up to 5x faster load times for nonstop performance, play and productivity compared to standard HDDs
Adaptive Memory technology efficiently identifies frequently accessed data to allow for quicker operations
Multi-tier caching technology (mtc) boosts performance, helping applications and files load faster
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4. Seagate 1TB Laptop HDD ST1000LM035

Good for? Double your storage and stay under budget

1TB HDD
Spindle speed 5400 RPM
Seagate’s highest capacity thin, 7mm, laptop drives at 1TB and 2TB
Light in weight to support portable computers
Enables drop-in 2TB capacity transition without the weight of traditional laptop drives
Stores up to 200,000 photos, 250,000 songs or 124 hours of high-definition video
Standard SATA 6Gb/s interface for easy integration into existing mobile/laptop designs
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5. Samsung 850 EVO 1TB

Good for? State of the art speeds

1TB SSD
Powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology; Optimized Performance for Everyday Computing.
Incredible Sequential Read/Write Performance : Up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s Respectively, and Random Read/Write IOPS Performance : Up to 98K and 90K Respectively
Endurance, Reliability, Energy Efficiency, and a 5-Year Limited Warranty
Included Contents: 2.5” (7mm) SATA III (6GB/s) SSD & User Manual (All Other Cables, Screws, Brackets Not Included).
Free download of Samsung Data Migration and Magician software available for easy installation and SSD management
Windows 10/8/7/Vista SP1 and above (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32/64 bit), Linux Compatible

The bottom line here is that no matter which option you choose, upgrading your storage will greatly benefit you by allowing you more room for your system. Everything from games to screen captures will take up vital storage, limiting your space for the more important things. Just remember that the PS4 supports only laptop 2.5” drives and you’re good to go.

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