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by xretrogamedevx
Sun Oct 10, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: XBOX Modding
Topic: Why is this happening? (Lag so bad I can't play games off HDD)
Replies: 0
Views: 2336

Why is this happening? (Lag so bad I can't play games off HDD)

I'm getting horrible lag spikes that makes the system unplayable. I bought Mechwarrior. It plays fine off the disc. Zero problems. When I load it onto the HDD it is unplayable. It's the same with any game I load onto the HDD. Here is an example of the booting sequence into Mechwarrior, both with and...
by xretrogamedevx
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: XBOX Modding
Topic: Why does this happen? (video flicker - games unplayable)
Replies: 0
Views: 2288

Why does this happen? (video flicker - games unplayable)

I bought an OG xbox and around 10 games. The discs play fine. Upon loading them to my HDD about 5 of them do this weird video flicker thing and are unplayable. I tried downloading the same 5 off of sites (isos and xbe format) and FTPing them and USBing them via FATXplorer. Nothing I do seems to work...
by xretrogamedevx
Fri Oct 08, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: XBOX Modding
Topic: Why do my games run slower off HDD than disc (Halo, Mechwarrior unplayable from HDD)
Replies: 2
Views: 1590

Re: Why do my games run slower off HDD than disc (Halo, Mechwarrior unplayable from HDD)

You're probably right. I put the original hard drive back in, via the IDE interface, and loaded Halo on it and played it with almost no lag. Night and day difference. I used this adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EOJNGC2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Is there one t...
by xretrogamedevx
Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: XBOX Modding
Topic: Why do my games run slower off HDD than disc (Halo, Mechwarrior unplayable from HDD)
Replies: 2
Views: 1590

Why do my games run slower off HDD than disc (Halo, Mechwarrior unplayable from HDD)

I bought an OG xbox, softmodded it with Rocky5, upgraded the HDD to a 2TB Seagate Barricuda, have an 80 pin IDE adapter connected to it. I bought 10 games to start off with, to include Halo: CE (the original Halo) and Mechwarrior. I ripped all 10 games to my hard drive. I get horrible, unplayable la...