About to buy a moded PSP, need advice.

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  1. Overwhelming
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    I'm about to buy a PSP Slim + 4GB SanDisc memory card. The PSP already comes with firmware 4.01M33-2.

    I'm willing to know if that's a good version, free of any serious bugs. I would like to know if it's possible to change to another version, without using the Pandora Battery.

    FInally, I'll leave here a small list of games that I would really like to play (and that made me want to buy the PSP in the first place). Can you tell me if the PSP Slim with the 4.01M33-2 firmware run them good?

    - Wild Arms XF
    - Final Fantasy Tactics PSP
    - Final Fantasy VII: Crysis Core
    - Metal Gear Portable Ops
    - God of War PSP
    - R-Type Command
    - Jeanne d'Arc


    Finally, do you think that 215€ is a fair price for it? (PSP SLIM with CFW 4.01M33-2, 4GB sandisk memory card, battery and AC charger (no miniUSB cable, headphones or any other extras).

    Also... Black or Silver?

    Thanks!
     
  2. myuusmeow

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    It's a good version, you don't need a Pandora's Battery to change it (unless you mean downgrade it to like 3.90M33, then IIRC you do)

    All PSPs can run all games good, unless even on a UMD they had slowdowns.

    I don't think so, I don't know about Europe's PSP prices, but that's almost twice the price of a PSP here. 4GB MS is only about 13-20€ ($20-30), modding it should only cost about that much too.

    Black.
     
  3. Overwhelming
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    Just to give you an idea, a PSP costs 170€ in a store (a Nintendo DS costs 153€ with no games either). A Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo 1GB costs 25€ (I have no idea how much costs the 4GB SanDisk one, but I guess it's more expensive(?)).
     
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    Then I guess it's a great price, since the base price is that high (!) and its modded and has a MS.
     
  5. pokemongalaxy

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    When living in Europe, lets just say that HAS TO BE A GOOD DEAL .>
     
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    Let's just say that we, europeans, got used to be raped like this. It's unfair, but what can we do?

    BTW, what do you think is the best color? Black or Silver? I already have a black NDS, so I was thinking about silver for PSP, but then I thought maybe a bright background can be distracting? On the other hand, the shiny black color makes dust and risks more visible, no?
     
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    I have a white one, even brighter than silver. [​IMG] It's not distracting imo. Black does make fingerprints more obvious, but it doesn't really matter. It's up to you.
     
  8. Tikker

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    order a psp skin from bestskinsever.com and you'll never have to worry about it

    they're awesome


    ps, black