PSP 1000 Or 3000

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  1. GibFTW
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    I am planning on hacking a PSP, there are two ones I can buy, a PSP 1000 with no battery, or a PSP 3000?Which one should I get, and will changing the PSP 1000's battery be a issue?
     
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    either one is fine. the 300 has a brighter screen than the 1000 series. also, look into a psp go if you like having 16gb of built in storage.
     
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    Are the replacement batteries for the PSP 1000 bad, because the Amazon reviews for them are pretty bad.
     
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    psp 1000 has 32 mb of ram, where 2000 and up got 64, this improved loading on games on discs, not sure if it does a difference in isos.. however IIRC some homebrew took advantage of this

    psp 1000 is a lot heavier, IIRC the only thing good about it was the IR and vulnerability to pandora

    ps: didn't 2000 and 3000 had better battery life?
     
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    if you get a cheap one they will be bad. but that goes for any third party psp battery. I suggest the 3000 for reasons stated above.
     
  6. GibFTW
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    Well what if I am getting a huge discount, they are selling me the PSP 1000 for $32.99.
     
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    choose what you want. just get an official sony battery for it
     
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    I am not trying to be difficult here, but I seriously would suggest a 2000.
     
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    Well the PSP 2000 isn't available at the shop I am buying it at, so which one is better for hacking? P.S. the main reason I am buying it from were I am is because I have a gift-card to use.
     
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    any model is hackable, however as people said, 2000 and 3000 has an extra ram, which is good for run emulators.
     
  11. alex_0706

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    if you need to buy some replacement parts:
    psp 2000/3000= more expensive parts
    psp 1000= cheaper parts.

    but if they are even expensive go for the 3000
    if the psp 1000 is about 10$ cheaper take it or leave