PS3 gets minor hardware upgrade

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Apr 26, 2010

PS3 gets minor hardware upgrade by luke_c at 4:41 PM (1,195 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. luke_c
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    Source.
     
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    Just as I get my one, god damn it, well I'm happy with mine anyway. 250gb of sexiness sitting in my bedroom.
     
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    funny how i misread 'boredom' instead of 'bedroom' ... funny anagram?
    my 360 fandom must have gotten to my head
    speaking of 360, i'd really like to see a slim too!
     
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    This is not new. I have that model and have had it since November. You may want to check a different source. I could be wrong because Im at work and cannot look at my PS3, but I am almost positive it is the same model. I also remember hearing this news late last year. Once again, I could be wrong.
     
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    I wonder if it would actually be slim. It makes me lol inside the fact it's called PS3 slim when it's far from it, it's actually bigger than the PS2 fat.
     
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    You're probably confusing the CECH-2001A with this CECH-2100A
     
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    Pretty soon, Costy [​IMG] The new Valhalla motherboard is without doubts a lot smaller, I presume they'll probably cut on the DVD drive size too and do a "slim" version [​IMG]
     
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    What's this? Sony actually learned how to upgrade their hardware/software?

    [​IMG] Just had to say it
     
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    I wish this came out a lot sooner, because it's been a little over a full month since my bro bought our Slim so we can't get a full refund on it >_> . Electricity in my neighborhood is really expensive (Average is $300 per month, then shot up to $600 once last year) so I really need something like this.
     
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    That is a bit strange indeed [​IMG] I guess the hard drive just takes up a lot of space. Comparing to the original Xbox, the PS3 Slim is pretty small.
     
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    the yell light isnt a complete failure neither. About 95% of yellow lights on ps3 are dead hard drives. google it if you don't believe me.
     
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    Actually...
    http://playstationlifestyle.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2376

    REFLOW = Resoldering.

    It seems to me that there wouldn't be any need of reflowing BGAs, if it was a HD fault [​IMG]
     
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    it is mainly a complete confirmed stable HW alteration... the prev one had been released but i guess they didnt test long term problems and considering the demand for better sales, this is very understandable... i dont remember such issues happening in the older consoles eg ps1, n64 or ps2...devs having problems meeting deadlines and keeping it perfect
     

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