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First Ps3 Slim Taken Apart W/ Pics

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in a couple of week i will buy one i can finaly play killzone 2
im getting sick to pay for live

and to remove the HDD you just have to unscrew one thingy right then the hdd comes off

thx for showing
 

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I still dont know what I think about this new model :eek:

If it runs cooler, thats great news. But I think I still like the piano black style of the 'old' model.

Am I the only one that thinks this version looks like a PS3 for kids?

If the UK price is good enough I may pick one up myself (and sell the Bluray player that I already have) ;)
I agree it does look "less professional" but i think thats what they wanted, trying to point out this isn't just for gamers kinda tag on it.
 

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yea and even the controller is built better and thicker, surprisingly i think this is well built personally for the way it looks
 

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UPDATE

MX-2 is KNOW (sorry it said NOT before) in the ps3 slim and its even quieter ;),

i'll do a sound comparison in the next few hours.
 
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"means that Sony would spend around $252 to manufacture each $299 console--generating a theoretical $47-per-PS3 profit. " anybody els got anything usless to say abouth ps3 profitability?
booya you just got served bitch:pimp:
 

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"means that Sony would spend around $252 to manufacture each $299 console--generating a theoretical $47-per-PS3 profit. " anybody els got anything usless to say abouth ps3 profitability?
booya you just got served bitch:pimp:
Yeah I've one thing to say ? Links.
 

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Pretty sure there still losing money and relying on software to turn profits


proof?

http://ps3.ign.com/articles/101/1018009p1.html
Yeah that's how most console manufacturer's work asfaik. One exception being the wii but of course I may be wrong can't find any information on how much it costs to make a wii, xbox360 or ps3 we can only take the secondary information we get with a grain of salt.
 

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i'm not to sure about that, they can find ways to cut cost on internal parts different caps, or different manufactures making parts, it really does matter.
 

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Ok uploaded PS3 fan noise Comparison on Youtube.

Both were playing MotorStorm for 1 hour Exactly, and than i paused the game and recorded the sound with the camera up to the fan vent.
Once again this is with the mic of hte camera on the very end of the vent in the back of it so it would be equivelent to a high density mic as your ear..

FAT PS3


SLIM PS3

(please note the annotation i added that i didnt shut off the FAT ps3 before recording.)


EDIT:

The FAT PS3 is a 80gb metal gear bundled ps3.
It has MX-2 on the CPU and GPU, It was cleaned of all and any dust 3 days ago.

The SLIM ps3 has MX-2 on it.

I will say it once more i put the mic right up to the vents to get a accurate sound out of them both.
 

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yup, that is a lot quieter.
 

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Without reading 4 pages would you mind telling me if the HD is as easy to upgrade as the fat or is it even possible with the slim?
 

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its easier one screw slides the HDD tray out and Sony encourages you to change it.
 

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see the flap? thats where the one screw is,

Im pretty sure for anyone interested with the fan noise that when sitting on your couch or game chair or whatever you will not hear the ps3 slim at all, vs the fat ps3 where you can hear it running even if it wasn't loud.

Gotta give it to sony there, Really great way to cool the system.

The FAN is in the front of the unit (far from vents, pushes CPU and GPU air through the vents in the Power supply, and out the console), thus doing 2 things at once. makes for a quieter and efficient product
 

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I thought its not available before Sep and how much did it cost anything bundled with the pack
 

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Thanks for all the information so far JMID. Can you confirm whether a HDD of 12.5mm thickness fit into the PS3 Slim? The previous PS3 could only fit drives up to 9.5mm thick. Perhaps the manual might say?
 

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Thanks for all the information so far JMID. Can you confirm whether a HDD of 12.5mm thickness fit into the PS3 Slim? The previous PS3 could only fit drives up to 9.5mm thick. Perhaps the manual might say?
Nope just the 9.5mm drives sorry.
 

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