Just got a PS3 20gb CECHBxx w/ 3.21

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  1. tubebar
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    Only got it because it plays PS2 games. It's been ages since I softmodded my ps3, can someone point me to a guide and files?

    I found one on here but links were broken.

    I have a 300GB HDD to upgrade, should I install CFW first before I upgrade the HDD or should I swap the HDD first?
     
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    Mount in your new drive, upgrade too 3.55 official firmware then goto rebug.me and grab the cfw to install via USB stick.
     
  3. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Install the new hard drive, make sure any games are removed from the disc tray first or it will pull the update from there.

    Go to www.rebug.me and download the latest Rebug 4.76 REX CFW. Put on USB stick in a folder structure like this PS3/UPDATE/PS3UPDAT.PUP ( You will need to rename the file you download )

    While you are there, download the latest Rebug toolbox as well, once CFW is installed, go to install packages / standard and install rebug toolbox, open it and go to the far right and "toggle qa" make sure you enable it. Also while your in there enable "Cobra" and "Webman"

    There is no need to go to 3.55 first, he can go directly to CFW from any OFW that is lower than 3.55.
     
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    Yea true, didn't think about that lol.
     
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    Thinking of installing Rebug soon, and wondered what does enabling this package/options do? and is there anything else I should do after installing Rebug 4.76 REX CFW?
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Cobra enables PS2 support among other things on non backwards consoles. Webman has a shit ton of options built into it. Too many to list, but it loads from memory and can be your game loader. Has Dynamic fan control, FTP access, and tons more. Google it.

    Toggle QA, dehashes the console, so you can go up and down in firmwares without having to use a 3.55 downgrader pup.
     
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  7. stanleyopar2000

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    Avoid YLOD . had two models do that to me so far
     
  8. vb_encryption_vb

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    Not shit you can do about that, other than changing the thermal paste on the IHS and under the IHS. I just brought a YLOD back to life by replacing the thermal paste under the IHS, but it's a bitch to get those bastards off.
     
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    Yep. After the second on I said fuck this and got a white super slim and just bought my games : /
     
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    Just get a PS3 Slim and flash it back to 3.55 and install rebug and multiman.
     
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    OK sounds easy enough :) Thanks.
     
  12. Myth

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    I have a CECHA01 (60gb version of the 20gb) and had it repaired with a new power supply and reballed, my console has ran quite/fairly cool for two years now, the tech told me that, while public opinion will tell you otherwise, the slims are more defective then the non-bc latter phat models.
     
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    i own both and i have to disagree.
     
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    Well that was just my experience, not sayings it a fact, my slim didn't make it three years, and my launch fat made it almost eight, might have been odd luck, who knows. I believe that both of the two previous models are superior to the super slims, as they are cheap and flimsy, comparatively.
     
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    Thanks for the info guys
     
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    Got a CECHL phatty (non BC, 80GB version)
    It's been going strong for years, granted that in the summer it shoots high temperatures but with the newly replaced thermal paste it should last longer.
    Once it YLODs, I'll reball it anyway.