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David Gibson, writing for Macquarie Equities, said that the PS3 machines at the Tokyo Games Show frequently succumbed to crashes and hardware failures, meaning they required regular resets. News of this hardware instability has added fuel to the fire of those predicting a disasterous launch for the much-maligned console.
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Oh sony!

I see cooling mods for this like the 360 is going to be needed lol.
    
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LOL! Give OCN one! We will find a good cheap cooling solution!
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Sony has some house cleaning to do.
    
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post #6 of 31
It overheats and catches fire - just like their batteries do!
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post #7 of 31
Seriously...their stock is taking a MAULING. Could the PS3 be their downfall?
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post #8 of 31
Well the small edition of the PS2 ( I have no idea what's its official name is...) already had problems, i actually even burned part of DVD ! well to burn is a bit harsh, let's just say there was a black spot on my DVD...
Got it repaired and has worked very nicely since...
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Sony's user requirements 1. Must have AC on at approx 20°C for an ultra realistic experience
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post #10 of 31
i think the 360's heat problems will be solved next year when they move the cpu to 65nm
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