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40GB or 80GB

Discussion in 'Games' started by Snipe343, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. Snipe343

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    What PS3 should i get(and i don think this is the right thread to put it in) i only have a handfull of ps2 games that i play rarely.
     
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    80GB. Better backwards compatibility and homebrew support.
     
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    What does the hombrew on ps3 do?
     
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    If you have the cash to get the 80gb version then go for it..no point going for it tho if you dont wish to play PS2 games onit...thats my view tho..maybe you do want it for PS2 gaming and you want the extra 40gigs of Hard drive space!

    But umm...buy the 80gb one if ya got the money!
     
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    What do you think about a warrenty for it(will be buying at bestbuy regardless if i get a warrenty or not) does it get hot fast or die right after the Man. Fact. War. is up
     
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    Today when my PS3 was on for 2 hours...I was touching it all over " that sounded wrong " and it was not hot at all...barely even warm. It is on the floor. " wooden floor "

    As for the warrenty..I could'nt tell you..I dont have one with mine....well I dont think so...hmm..maybe I should ask!
     
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    Homebrew meaning Linux, emulators, etc.
     
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    It's the same for both.

    The 40GB and 80GB PS3 is the same in almost every aspect except the 80GB has 4 USB ports (instead of 2 on the 40GB), PS2 Backwards Compatibility, and of course 80GB instead of 40GB. If you don't play PS2 games (or have a PS2 to play PS2 games), then I would just get the 40GB PS3 because 1) 2 extra USB ports and 40GB more HDD space is not worth $100 and 2) if you need more space, you could just upgrade the HDD with any 2.5" SATA Drive.
     
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    Sorry but is not my place to ask something...but can you buy a USB expander of some sort for the PS3?? like buy one that has 4 extra USB slots?
     
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    Yeah, of course. That's another reason why I think if you don't need PS2 Backwards Compatibility then just go for the 40GB PS3...USB hubs are so cheap nowadays.
     
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    Azn, how much has changed in the homebrew PS3 scene? I havent read up in a bit and didn't think things would change much.

    Can you now run Windows XP on it?
     
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    I'm really not sure. I think you can run Windows XP on it through Linux, but I'm not sure if you can do it directly yet. I'm thinking about installing Linux on it (Yellow Dog), but should I upgrade my Hard Drive first?
     
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    Thanks Azn.

    Now all this talk about Windows XP running on a PS3??? do you mean you can make the PS3 into a small mini PC???? Would it be like having another PC??
     
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    Kind of, but you can't play games because there's no access to the GPU, but you can use it for basic computer tasks.
     
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    Interesting...I will stick to my PC for normal PC tasks :p I find it pointless to put it on PS3! I guess I dont understand enough I guess!
     
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    I say 80gb, but it would be better if you can find a 60gb.
     

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