Specifications and standards for PS4 Pro hard drive upgrade

Are you ready to upgrade your PS4 PRO? Then you must check the specifications and standards needed for the upgraded that will be discussed below. It serves as your guide so you'll not spend too much time for the upgrade.

Specifications for the PS4 Pro hard drive upgrade

When you do the upgrade, ensure that you have a compatible internal hard drive. It must match the storage upgrade specification of the PS4 PRO. You can use the SSD, HDD or the SSHD.
You may also need an external storage device because you'll need to reinstall the operating system and you need to back up the contents of the stock hard drive. The main thing to do when you upgrade is to reinstall the operating system so you'll need an external storage device for it.

Note: You must download the full system software and not the update patch.

When you do the upgrade, you must also prepare the compatible security screwdrivers for the hard drive. It makes your work efficient if you have the tools handy.
Compatibility standards for the PS4 Pro hard drive upgrade
When you upgrade your hard drive, you must ensure that it follows compatibility standards. The main criteria include an interface, form factor and Z-height. The interface accepted by the PS4

PRO is the Serial-ATA (rev. 2 and higher).

For the form factor, the PS4 PRO does not accept the smaller and larger form factors such as 1.8" and 3.5," respectively. The accepted version is the 2.5-inch form factor.
Hard drive upgrade is beneficial if you want performance boost or if you want to have a larger storage expansion. It is also helpful if you want to eliminate the wires in your game area because you don’t need extra gadgets to fulfill the two functions you want to achieve.