Solved Running games off USB drive? Tags: Flash Media Games Hard Drives USB Drive Storage Last response: January 18, 2013 12:22 AM in Storage Share pixelra January 17, 2013 5:18:17 PM Hello I was wondering if I could run modernish games (planetside 2, league of legends) off a USB drive. Recently my hard drive broke but windows in on a small ssd. Could I run games off a usb and still have them playable? Thanks More about : running games usb drive Reply to pixelra popatim a c 748 G Storage January 18, 2013 12:09:54 AM depends on the speed of the usb drive but I wouldn't bother trying unless its a fast usb3 drive and you have a pc with usb3. Reply to popatim Best solution AMD Radeon a b G Storage January 18, 2013 12:22:51 AM Share usb has terrible IO and i am afraid you could break it in only 10x times usage because of intense IO Reply to AMD Radeon Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : ForumRunning PC SOLELY off of external HD viable with eSata or USB 3.0? ForumRunning games and programs off external HD? ForumRunning XP:Pro off Jump Drive ? ForumRunning Battlefield 3 off of external SSD via USB 3? ForumTriple monitors running off one GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) ForumGTX 670 Running Unbearably Slow in games with latest drivers installed ForumUnable to play games off secondary hard drive ForumMoniter turns off but computer keeps running ForumRunning games off hard drives 7,200 vs 10,000 rpm ForumRunning older games on newer pc ForumMy Computer isn't running certain games anymore ForumBest External hard drive to play games off of ForumPC keeps shutting off when running certain applications ForumInstall XP to USB (not running it off USB ) ForumSteam Reading games off wrong drive ForumMonitor turns off , computer is still on when playing 3D games . Help! ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumVerbatim 8gb flash drive not recognized by windows 7 Forum[Solved] Adding a second internal hard drive ForumNew Hard Drive on Dimension E310 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !