My Thoughts On the PS3 Slim dont fame me

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by rockstar99, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. rockstar99
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    NO FLAMING THIS IS MY OPINION

    yeah for me it kinda sucks i mena sure its slimmer and that looks good but ahvent you seen what all the removed:
    the chrome finish
    they added some lmae ps3 logo which looks shitty
    backwards compatibilty gone
    less memory/usb slots
    it just looks crap to me

    i have one of the launch 60gb ones it looks better in my opinion and has backwards compatibilty
     
  2. Guild McCommunist

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    The difference is that it's $300. If you have a launch PS3 or already own one, then there's no need for a Slim. If you're like me who doesn't have a PS3 and wants one, the Slim is the best option.

    Also, you need to type more coherently. It's really hard to understand any of your posts.
     
  3. ZeWarrior

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    3 Things that have been gone since last year. What good does it do complaining about it now? I don't like the slim either, I hate matte finishes, but TBH, I couldn't careless. my 80GB works fine, has the ability to play my PS2 games, has 4 USB ports, mem ports, etc.

    But, I don't even NEED most of that. I haven't played a PS2 game in 2 years, I only use 1-2 usb ports at a time, and pretty much only used my memory stick ports like once or twice.

    The thing that buggs me is the new firmware 3.0 I don't believe its an upgrade, I believe its a downgrade. The new friends list looks really fugly and the start with PS3 looks way worse than the old ones. Not to mention I can't get rid of the advertisement on the top right corner.
     
  4. luke_c

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    The new logo > the old.
    Backwards Compatibility is exclusive to 60GB Version which arn't being made.
    It has one less slot.
    It's £150 cheaper.
     
  5. Maz7006

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    we wont fame you
    we may flame you
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    If you ask me, the price tag is enough for me not to flame it at all

    a sony-based thing for 300$....HOLY SHIT!!!


    The only thing i may stress is the BC....you can pick up a PS2 (used) for about 50$, add that to the 300$ price tag, and it still sums up to be a good price all round (not to mention its easier to mod a PS2 to play PS2 backups )
     
  6. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong The King is Dead

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    Theres no real point in making this sort of thread if you haven't used or own a slim.

    There I famed you!

    [​IMG]
     
  7. ZeWarrior

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    I don't know if in the UK only the 60gb's had Backwards Compatibility but, in the US the 60GBs, the 20GBs, and the *80GBs had them.

    *Only the 80GBs from the Motorstorm Bundle or the MGS4 Bundle
     
  8. Guild McCommunist

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    More in-depth this time:

     
  9. Bloodgod

    Bloodgod 嵐の王

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    40gb MGS4 bundle had it to. But if you wanted a FULLY BC capable PS3 you needed to get a launch model. It had the Emotion Engine chip and it was not done through software like the 2nd revisions

    BTT All TC's points are moot. I always hear people scream BC! BC! BC! etc. But those same ppl have PS2s. I can understand you don't want your game room to be cluttered but thats about it.
     
  10. Linkiboy

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    I like the style of the "phat" PS3 more than the slim one. Hopefully once the slim gains popularity I'll be able to get a PS3 phat for cheap (I mean look at the PSP... first gen. PSPs go for $60 on craigslist around here)
     
  11. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    I kind of like the PS3 slim. I can see why people like the original better, but the fact is that it still looks nice and is great for the price. Did I mention it's smaller?

    I'm definately going to get one. If I had a PS3 I wouldn't get one though, because the original does everything the Slim does, and does some things better.

    I won't fame or flame you, but I might change into a werewolf and chase you to get my revenge.
     
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  13. ZeWarrior

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    Define 'original'. If you mean original, like the one that first came out from the Motorstorm Bundle, than its not that one. That one is basically a regular 40GB with an 80GB hard drive. It doesn't play PS2 games or anything..
     
  14. Fun_Zephyr

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    By Original I mean Original 80Gb, not the slim. The 80Gb has never been PS2 backwards compatible that I am aware of. These were selling for $699 a week ago. $200 price drop due to the Slim.

    I have been told the slim has a better BlueRay Player in it but whether there is truth to that I do not know.
     
  15. rustybanana

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    Correct, The 60GB PS3 was the only version in the UK to have BC. I went out and got a slim the other day after seeing a friends, Looks nice and takes up less room in the bedroom! My 60GB is now downstairs and will be mainly used as a bluray player [​IMG]
     
  16. Rock Raiyu

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    Well this is your opinion and I honestly respect that, you have your own tastes to gaming consoles and whatnot. But I want to post my own opinion.

    I plan to pick one of these up when I have a job so hopefully that will be soon...
     
  17. anaxs

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    yeh.. the ps3 slim doesnt appeal to me either
    it looks much older in a way and i got a 160 gig ps3 for $ 300 so i dont really care
     
  18. Joe88

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    I dont know about you but I dont stare at my PS3 at day long
    its just a logo, better then the spiderman font one, they made it look more like the PS2 logo
    no BC is nothing new they removed this a long time ago after the MGS4 PS3 80GB bundle which was over a year and a half ago
    memory slots also have been removed a long long time ago, nothing new again, USB slots I really dont see the need is having more then 2, I only use one for the controller recharge
    looks like the ps2 imo except its all curvey instead of sharp edges (just like both logo's)

    but I have an 160GB PS3 (uncharted bundle) so doesnt phase me
    the slim is good for people who dont have a PS3 yet or have been waiting to get it due to price
     
  19. anaxs

    anaxs got milk, got candy

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    your moms jeans pocket
    i dont like it that they dont include as much usb slots
    i filled my ps3 with music and ,ovies and its awesome
     
  20. Denida

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    Unless they manage to "crack" the slim version and not the older PS3 version I am personally sticking to my ps3, being less power consuming and filling less is all nice and dandy, but having a 60GB PS3 version, I like that alot more personally...