Where to buy the cheapest possible new PS3?

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by Lockon Stratos, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. Lockon Stratos
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    I've found a few on E-bay 60 GB and 40GB PS3's which are new. But they're both bid but do you know where I can just buy it from for a low price? [​IMG]
     
  2. kobykaan

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    cheapest way is to buy pre owned NEW ARE ALWAYS EXPENSIVE!


    In the UK try CEX a discounted 40GB ps3 ......is £220 unboxed or £230 boxed [​IMG]


    80gbs go for £230- £240 so maybe better to get an 80gb!

    Remember that 60gb and 80gb you can play ps2 games on them... and 40gb you cannot!

    Hard drives are self upgradable too with a 320gb compatible one from play.com being £49.99 [​IMG]

    you can trade in older consoles and games or mobile phones, computers, dvds etc towards the price of anything they sell!
     
  3. Lockon Stratos
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    Well I've found a 40 and 60 GB under £100 on ebay which is still in the box.
     
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    Honestly I think it'll be hard. I think sadly auction houses or if the UK has something like the American 'Craigslist' would be still your best bet. I refused to pay the bs high price too, only plunged when I got the Circuit City death sale price of $300 instead of $400USD on it.
     
  5. kobykaan

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    ... you Can almost be certain that the reserve price would be around the BUY IT NOW PRICE!

    the rest are all AUCTIONS with several days left on them so no doubt they will bust the £200 mark quite easily!

    some also state PICK UP ONLY! meaning you have to go collect it wherever they live and this could be quite a few miles away from your location!


    least if you buy from a store you get upto 3 months to return the console should a fault develop ...plus the added advantage of its a store that would be LIABLE for breach of sale of goods act if you have a problem they cannot resolve!

    whereas an Individual ... its much more difficult to deal with a problematic situation!

    I'm not saying DON'T buy one from ebay ....I'm advising BE CAREFUL what your buying!


    OK /RANT MODE OFF:)
     
  6. Cooler

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    Look for used one on Ebay and make sure there is a buy it now option.
     
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  8. layzieyez

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    Just wait till summer when Sony will drop the price on PS3. If you don't believe me about the eminent price drop, then google it. You'll see I'm right.
     
  9. ConJ

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    Whats the cheapest youve found? Amazon has them for £289.99 80GB version.