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Plus, we hate the thought of having to delete games to make space for new ones.
Especially when games of that size take an absolute aeon to download over a standard Wi-Fi connection.
Remove the molex power cable from the Xbox hard drive and attach the Y-splitter.
Plug one of the other ends back into the Xbox hard drive and the other into the new hard drive.
Following the instructions that came with your hard drive, set the unit to slave / secondary mode using the included plastic jumper.
For my unit this meant placing the jumper on the set of pins second from the right (see photo).
Details on soft-modding the Xbox can be found in my previous instructable, Original XBOX Softmodding. Gently remove the top section of the Xbox case from the bottom.
Buy Now: WD 2 TB (7200RPM) at uk (£93) | (2) The Xbox One has three USB ports that you could attach your shiny new external hard drive to.
Here I recount my experience upgrading the original factory hard drive of the XBox to a WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop (3.5") drive (WD5000AAKB).
For this instructable the following parts and tools are required: - A Torx screwdriver - A Molex hard drive power cable "Y" splitter - A new hard drive for installation - A modded XBox - Chimp XBox Hard Drive cloning software (available at "usual places") A list of compatible hard drives can be found at the Xbox Hard Drive Compatibility Chart.
The Xbox One can actually support up to two 256GB or larger USB 3.0 drives, meaning you can expand your internal storage exponentially if you’re willing to fork out a couple of hundred quid.
We’ve opted for the 2TB WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition.