First, I know how to physically swap out the hard drive, My question pertains to the data on the hard drive.
I have a 320GB slim and I'm down to 14GB free space. I have a spare 640GB HDD lying around (from my laptop which now has an SSD). I was wondering how I would go about transferring all the data from the old hard drive to the new one.
I know about the backup utility on the PS3 but you can't transfer games with that (only save data/media) and I have (including minis/PS classics/PS+ games) 140 games on there +DLC that I don't want to have to spend days re-downloading. Is there any way to transfer these? With a disk image or something? Will the PS3 recognise the new HDD if I just take an image of the old hard drive and restore it to the new 640GB one?
Thanks in advance!