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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 274 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    This could be the last hurrah for Xbox 360 HDD's

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    JCChaconJr
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    I got this to replace my 320GB drive. Although it was only about 40% full, drive space will inevitably dwindle over time as more content gets downloaded. This may be the last drive that ever gets released for Xbox 360, so you may as well get one if, like me, you plan on playing a lot of games from the 360's back catalog. I've been able to collect about 180 games for the console so far, and a lot of those games are probably going to have updates. If you're the kind of person who watches/purchases a lot of media content, this is a no brainer as well. Sure, the drive costs more than a standard drive, but you don't want to mess with the possibility of violating the Xbox terms of service, do you? At least this latest drive is reasonably priced, compared to what the 120, 250, and 320 went for.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Fast Drive

    Posted
    Drhein
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    I originally tried to save some money and buy a cheaper version of the same drive on eBay and the thing died on me (along with all my years of save games and data) within a month. I decided to pony up and buy a real Xbox brand drive and now I couldn't be happier! The drive is fast, quiet and does not run as hot as previous drives I have used. Also BestBuy was cheaper than anywhere else to purchase and was available in store for pickup right near my house so that was a plus! I highly recommend this product for anyone with the Xbox 360 system, tons of space to download all the free games that Xbox hands out each month!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great value for extending the life of an X-Box360

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    Saner
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    The device is very easy to install, and was less expensive than the 320g version. It came formatted for the x-box 360 and required no time to locate. I was able to move data from 3 USB drives. Games that require an internal hard drive larger than the 4g that comes with the x-box are now playable. Remember that X-box 360 games will not work on X-Box one- I highly recomend this product to extend the life cycle of the investment in a 4g 360.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great-500GB Hard Drive for XBox 360

    Posted
    Mindy
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    My son has the XBox 360 and several of his new games wouldn't work. Then I got him the "Microsoft - 500GB Media Hard Drive for Xbox 360" and all his games work great now. I bought it in the store, same price as on line, and the salesperson wasn't sure if it would work in his XBox and said I could bring it back if it didn't work, but it is great and he didn't have to wait for it to be shipped to him. Thanks Best Buy.! Mindy in Eureka, MO

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works Great!

    Posted
    NOTW116NOTW
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    I needed a hard drive to play some original Xbox games so after doing a lot of research I got really confused and chose to go with the cheaper purchase first by buying a knock off that DID NOT play original Xbox games! So eventually I decided to buy the real thing from Microsoft and it works great! All the original games I wanted to play worked so even though this product is highly over priced I am glad I purchased it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for adding that extra needed space.

    Posted
    FilmHaze
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    Originally got this hard drive because I needed the extra space to download Destiny. Not to mention now with XBOX Gold they give out two free games every month, so it helps that you have plenty of extra space to download the full games and not get caught up having to spend time managing your hard drive. Little pricey but if your not planning on upgrading to an XBOX ONE id recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Got this on clearance

    Posted
    rbetlow
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    My step-daughter has one of the 4GB xbox 360's and the storage space is just not sufficient. Using the xbox specific flash drives is an annoyance at times too. When I saw this on CLEARANCE I got one. The xbox 360 is a great system and I am happy to finally have enough internal storage to save everything my step-daughter wants to right on the system!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product works as advertised

    Posted
    Bill
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    I purchased an Xbox 360 that ended up not having a hard drive. Best Buy offered an upgrade drive at a reduced price to resolve the situation. The drive has worked flawlessly since I purchased it and my children are very happy with it. More to the point, my experience with Best Buy ended on a positive note leaving me happy with the product I purchased as well as Best Buy staff.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A final upgrade

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    GEdwards
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    With all sort of great deals still being offered weekly and Games with Gold free games monthly the stock 250GB hdd just doesn't cut it. While I spend most of my gaming time on my XB1 and Switch I still use my 360 and the upgraded hdd has plenty of storage for most anything I want to do. If you don't have one, grab one before these are gone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easiest way to expand your xbox memory

    Posted
    DMac
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    I bought this for my sons xbox because he was running out of memory due to the required available memory that these new games require. I tried to take the cheap way out and buy him a USB drive but the xbox can only accommodate a relatively small jump drive. This was easy to install, my 12 year old did it himself in about 2 minutes. No issues with the product thus far.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must-have addition..!

    Posted
    SFXwizard
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    This hard drive was easy to install, easy to use, and is a wonderful, much-needed addition to our Xbox. I have had no problems with it, and it's so nice to have. Also, if you have Xbox Gold Live, you need to have one of these to keep all the free games that they let you download on..! Definitely one of the best add-ons you can buy for your Xbox gaming console.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it, Great price

    Posted
    JMartin108
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    I first got my xbox 360 febuary 2013 and it didn't come with a hard dive it just had a 4gb internal hard drive and you couldn't store anything on it. so a month later i got a 32gb flash drive and had that until october 2015. than i got the 500gb hard drive and it slid in perfectly in the side of my xbox and i have a bunch of storage! thanks microsoft!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    4GB was never enough

    Posted
    partman1969
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    I originally bought my XBOX 360E to stream TV and movies using Plex, Netflix, and Windows Media Center, but of course started gaming and storing files to my console. I needed more space. I was happy to see these drives were still available, and even scored a great sale price. I'm good now. I got lots of room to expand now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    When you need it!

    Posted
    Oin99
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    SO the dilemma, you want a Xbox 360 after they've been discontinued... So you think its 2016 no one cares, not I. Needed to get a hard drive just to have one... Didn't have a back up 360 in case the elite from 2011 decided to die... So what if you stuck with the 2gb option to buy... But you got that 500gb hard drive so no stress.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Largest official available, but expensive

    Posted
    slongo
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    The 500 gb hard drive for xbox 360 is the way to go if you have a need for the space. Recently the price was reduced to $99.99. This makes it bearable, but it is still overpriced for storage. I got this because I am a stickler for first party products, but clearly larger can be had for less that work thanks to being able to use external storage.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Plenty of Storage

    Posted
    rockersk08
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    I picked up the Xbox 360 Peggle 2 console on sale recently so I could retire my original from 2009, so adding storage was necessary. This is a natural pairing with the console, transferring was seamless using a separate cable, and it has more than enough storage for most games, whether it be partial installs or full games, don't forget any DLC.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A working device, is a good device

    Posted
    3DSGamer
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    The external hard drive works nicely as does the cord hookup adapter. The one problem I can't figure out is how to play my saved data on the external hard drive while my game is playing. Otherwise, I would have given a 5 star rating if I knew how to use my external hard drive simultaneously with any game to see it's full possible working effect.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    OEM MS XBX360 (S and E only) HDD...

    Posted
    DCSBBY
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    It is an OEM MS XBOX 360 HDD, its a must if you want to play titles like Destiny, Titanfall on XBOX 360 which requires a HDD intalled in your XBOX 360 S or XBOX 360 E. Lots of space for Game install, Videos and other media that can be played on XBOX 360. Works Great. Installation is easy and quick. Great Product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Product at a great price

    Posted
    Wojo
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    This was the first time I needed to purchase something for my kids' xbox... and bestbuy made it so easy to purchase. They clearly labeled which xbox the hard drive was compatible with and were selling it at a great price. It was also super easy to set up, as my son opened the package and had it installed in a matter of minutes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    IT DOES THE JOB

    Posted
    JOECOOL
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    ITS TOO BAD THAT X BOX KEEPS COMING OUT WITH GAMES THAT REQUIRE SOO MUCH HARD DRIVE SPACE THAT YOU HAVE TO BUY EXTRA TO PLAY GAMES. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS ONE. THE AFTER MARKET DRIVES DON'T ALWAYS WORK WITH SOME GAMES. WE BOUGHT A DIFFERENT ONE AND THE GAME STILL WOULD NOT PLAY AND HAD AN ERROR MESSAGE WHEN TRYING TO USE

    I would recommend this to a friend