At E3, Sony confirmed that the PlayStation 4 would allow owners to remove and upgrade the built-in hard drive, and now, we know how. PC enthusiast website Computer Bild has posted detailed photos of the PS4's removable housing and HDD tray. According to the post, the hard drive is housed underneath the glossy exterior panel on top of the device and can be removed via torx screwdriver. Like the PS3, the system uses a 2.5" laptop hard drive, which should enable users to upgrade the system with a solid state drive, provided they're willing to go through the trouble and incur the expense. The PS4 in the hardware laboratory. The brilliant part of the upper shell can be pulled forward. Among them is the hard drive of the console. Funny detail: on the screw that holds the hard drive in Sony brings the Playstation symbols. Only the hard drive Torx screw is the standard. The remaining fixations require special tools.