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Nervusbreakdown

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No, and I had to look it up. It's when the Series S price and images "leaked", and they had to do damage control of some sort. How was this only 1 year ago?


That's a year ago buddy.
 
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The Wolf King

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They confirmed in the tweet conversation it was about the Series S leak not Bethesda

Here just start here


And the tweet is a little bit down the page
 
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GordoSan

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That's a year ago buddy.
Dude, did you not read the link I posted from the Verge on the EXACT anniversary, which was one year ago, yesterday, 9/7/20? I don't think you did. The entire story is about the leak, starting with the ORIGINAL one:


Then they show the Xbox response meme that we all know.

Edit: TWK just actually linked to your own post from 9/7/20, so I don't think I need to go any further with this. This was kind of a huge deal, as that console was just a rumor still, albeit a strong one. B. Sams was even sitting on the leak until Walking Cat dumped it to the public.
 
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DriedMangoes

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Xbox Series X/S can use standard SSDs in the expansion card slot, it’s claimed​

USER DISCOVERS THAT OTHER DRIVES CAN BE CONVERTED TO WORK IN THE CARD’S SLOT

A modder has managed to convert an internal SSD into an external Xbox Series X/S expansion card, and theorises that other non-proprietary SSDs could work too.

At the time of writing, the Xbox Series X/S only has two storage solutions for playing next-gen games: the consoles’ internal SSD, and a proprietary Seagate expansion card that fits into its own port on the back of the console.

A member of Chinese website BiliBili has written a detailed blog on how they managed to buy another external SSD and get it running on the console as if it were the Seagate card.

The user says they discovered while watching a teardown video of the console that it used two PCIe 4.0 x2 slots, one for the internal NVMe SSD storage and another for the Seagate expansion card.

They also noted that the expansion card was a CFExpress card, which also uses the NVMe protocol. They theorised that as long as they could find the right PCIe 4.0 SSD, they could convert it to fit into the expansion card port using an adapter.

The SSD they opted for was a 1TB Western Digital SN530 m.2 2230, because according to the user, this is the same internal SSD that’s actually used in the Xbox Series X hardware (as discovered on other forums in the past).

By connecting this SSD to a CFe to NVMe adapter, the user was able to plug the SSD into an Xbox Series S via the expansion card.

The console recognised it, and listed it in the storage as ‘Storage Expansion Card’, giving the user 867 GB of extra storage.

The user stresses that they have only tested this with the same SSD that is used as the Xbox Series X/S internal storage, and it’s not guaranteed that other storage will work at this point.

“If there are experts out there who can try other NVMe PCIe 4.0 solid state drives, especially the 2280 length, which can be expanded to 4T or more, then the value of this discovery will be great,” they said (VGC’s translation). “I hope someone can give feedback if they test it.”

They added: “Someone tried inserting their camera card (CFexpress Type B, PCIe 3.0 x2, 2000MB/s) into the Xbox and got an incompatible pop-up.

“So the hard drive needs to support PCIe 4.0. It’s not clear whether there is a limit to the size of the hard drive capacity, and it’s also not clear whether PCIe 4.0 x4 can be used. If it can, [theoretically] PM9A1 and a large number of hard drives can be used. I’m looking forward the experts’ tests.”

If this process does work with other SSDs, it also remains to be seen whether the console has minimum speed requirements, like PS5’s SSD support does, in order to play games without issue.

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Zer0beaT

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Sooooo......this happened to me https://piunikaweb.com/2021/09/11/xbox-one-black-screen-issue-surfaces-after-recent-insider-update/

close to 3 hours of my Saturday night spent wondering wtf happened to my OG Xbox One.

Finally got it back with a factory reset but seems the "keep games and apps" option worked so not a big deal really.

First time I've ever had a problem with my Xbox One. There's probably ALOT of people out there pulling their f***ing hair out right now wondering why their console loads, say hello, whatever your name it, then goes to a black screen where all you can do is hold down the home button and get your power options.

f*** me what a PITA. BUT.....I'm back :) For now........I'm suddenly less confident that my Xbox is going to work flawlessly.

Everyone else good? Apparently this is mostly happening to people using an original issue Xbox One?
 
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