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Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post
But...the PS3 has Blu-Ray, so games that required 3 DVDs on the 360 would need only one for the PS3 (Star Ocean, for example). And Blu-Ray is pretty awesome for movies too.

And for the cost of an XboX 360 wireless N adapter, you could also get a wireless N bridge for the PS3.
Back the the topic, a majority of games don't even take advantage of bluray capabilities with a few exceptions (Metal Gear, God of war). Since I have both console, I would choose the PS3 over the xbox 360 ONLY if you can stand the ps3 controller (WAY TO SMALL). Wait the extra month and get the second generation. They run much cooler, almost 0 percent failure rate and is very quiet.
Edited by OPENbracket - 4/26/11 at 7:28pm
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tha CHEAPEST ONE
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80GB Version. It has all of the added compatability (not just PS1 and PS2 games, but also SACDs, if you're into that sort of thing) of the older models, and a larger enough hard drive you'll never have to worry about space.
    
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buy an xbox! trust me , even if ps3 has better hardware, xbox has better/same graphics because all games are made for xbox and afterwards the ps3 version is made.xbox can also be jailbroken to run burned games (if you dont want LIVE anymore)xbox has better online, 5 usb ports instead of 2(ps3 has only 2), wireless N instead of G (ps3 has only g) and you can play music while playing a game which the ps3 cannot do. cmon dont do the same mistake i did
this is coming from a ps3 owner.
I already have a 250GB Slim Xbox 360
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Nothing wrong with PSN. Just because it has a bit of downtime doesn't mean its complete rubbish. I mean, come on, wake up to yourselves. At least your not charged for it.

Edit: Personal information was stolen (I use my credit card on 2 different accounts to buy MW2 map packs and RDR Undead Nightmare) and only a little blog post to tell us. My dad told me about it after he heard it on the news. Complete bull**** letdown from Sony.
Edited by General_Jaja - 4/27/11 at 4:37am
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I have a PS2 slim so Second gen would be my vote
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Definitely get a 2nd generation slim because if you needed backwards compatibility you could just buy a ps2 for less than $50. I believe the added value of having a smaller, lighter, and more heat efficient ps3 that is better than having a backwards compatible one with the chance of dying.
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The earliest models of the 1st gen can play SACD format. This is a rare 5.1 surround audio format. Very few bands produced any albums that use it. Nine Inch Nails released their remastered version of "the Downward Spiral" in SACD 5.1 surround format.

It's one of the few things the oldest PS3 models can do that the new ones can't. Most SACD players are very expensive high end cd players for home theaters.

I have a new slim PS3. I don't care about backwards compatibility because I still have my old PS2.
    
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The earliest models of the 1st gen can play SACD format. This is a rare 5.1 surround audio format. Very few bands produced any albums that use it. Nine Inch Nails released their remastered version of "the Downward Spiral" in SACD 5.1 surround format.

It's one of the few things the oldest PS3 models can do that the new ones can't. Most SACD players are very expensive high end cd players for home theaters.

I have a new slim PS3. I don't care about backwards compatibility because I still have my old PS2.
Very interesting point that I never knew about. Definitely reppin' you for that man.
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Slim is good, runs quieter and cooler. I don't have complains on hardware, but I HATE Sony's firmware! My first Slim is still lying bricked because of 3.56 FW bug. Sony messed up with hackers, so we have all these FW bugs and PSN breach.
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