Is It Worth It?

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  1. _Chaz_
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    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    Well, it's like this:
    My cousin has a PSP 1000 that he's had for a few years but hardly ever used. I was thinking of buying it off of him (once I get a job and get some shit together) and maybe fixing it up (although he rarely uses it, it looks like he cleans the screen with a power sander and the analog stick top fell off for some unknown reason). I was going to hack it for him, but didn't feel like buying a Pandora battery for something I'd likely not use and was in such condition, but if I buy it from him, I'll definitely hack it and use it often (maybe as often as my DS...)

    I was wondering, is it really worth it, or should I just hold out for a 2000? I could probably buy his cheap, but repair would be a costly(?) hassle and he's really stubborn so I don't even know if it'd be a given sale.


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  2. Njrg

    Njrg Kinsoku Jikou Desu. ^.~

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    Its 2010. Just get a 3000.
     
  3. pcmanrules

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    I personally got a 2002 second hand. I love it but just wish there were more good games. If it's not to expensive then probably yes.
     
  4. pcmanrules

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    Yeah and we still can't hack them properly. It's much better to wake up in the morning and start your psp without having to hack it again. there's a major difference between the 1000 and 2000 but the unhackability of the 3000 doesn't make it worth it.
     
  5. _Chaz_
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    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    Kind of going for hack-ability with this console and, from what I understand, 3000's and Go's aren't always hackable. Also, I'm not looking to spend a ton of cash.

    Although, I do agree that 3000's look a lot nicer than 1000's and 2000's and the color display looks better.
     
  6. I2aven's_Sag

    I2aven's_Sag GBATemp Otaku

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    I'd rather have my PSP1000 any day. PS1/PSP games run fine since most actual [games] have an option now'a'day to speed up loading times. Homebrew/Emulators have run totally fine for me as well.
     
  7. CrashmanX

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    Depends, how much is said 1000 going to cost you?
     
  8. themuddaload

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    West of the equator Sex: sure
    you are apparently playing the wrong ones O_O
     
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  10. Delta517

    Delta517 Its okay...Im a ninja ;)

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    I would go with the 1000 model, since it much easier to hack and stuff. [​IMG]

    Can anyone tell me some good games? I haven't played on my PSP for a long time, so I'm not sure which ones thats good. [​IMG]
     
  11. smash_brew

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    So how much is this 1000 going to cost? It was never stated and thats the only real way to tell if its a good deal.
     
  12. Takeshi

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    Did you check the [Essentials] Playstation Portable (NEW!) thread?
     
  13. Delta517

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    Checking it now. Thank you [​IMG]
     
  14. _Chaz_
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    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    As for cost, I haven't decided how much I should pay. I was thinking $75-$125.
     
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    I think you should pay $85-$100, depending on the condition, of course. Gamestop sells PSP 1k's for $100. If it's great condition, get it for $100. okay condition, go for maybe, $90/$85, if it's not so good condition,just get one from gamestop.
     
  16. CrashmanX

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    Go for as cheap as you can get, like Miku said, Gamestop sells them for $100 so if can get it for less do it.