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What's new PS3 like?

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DandyCobalt's picture
Joined: 8 Oct 2010
Posts: 1447

Been thinking about replacing our 1st generation PS3 with the new slimmer bigger memory (500GB) one.

The 1st gen one is really noisy - has anyone tried/bought the latest?




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AndyWright's picture
Joined: 24 Sep 2008
Posts: 121
RE: What's new PS3 like?

System- Panasonic 50 ST50, Yamaha RXA1010 Aventage AV receiver, Tannoy HTS 101 5.1, Qed Silver Anniversary XT Speaker Cable, Sony PS3 Slim, Sky+ HD, Wireworld Chroma 6 HDMI, Wii. Sony Experia Z. Acer Media PC Laptop

bigboss's picture
Joined: 25 Mar 2009
Posts: 11873
RE: What's new PS3 like?

I've got a PS3 fat as well as slim versions. The slim is quieter, & can bitstream audio (which the fat couldn't).


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Bedroom Samsung UE32C6510, PS3 slim white, Apple TV, Sonos S5, Sonos ZP90, Audioengine 2, Oppo OPDV971H

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