What’s the best way to expand your PlayStation 5 with external storage? Can you retain the loading speeds of PS4 games running on the internal SSD? Is there any advantage to choosing a more expensive NVMe drive over a SATA model? How long does it take to transfer data to and from each drive? Tom Morgan did all of the testing for this one and Rich presents – and there are results both expected and unexpected.
See every loading time test we did in a more digestible table form, along with more extended analysis and more thoughts on some of the more curious results: https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2021-whats-the-best-external-storage-for-ps5
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