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LOL! Give OCN one! We will find a good cheap cooling solution!
- Introducing The New Sony W/C PS3,
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- In Shops Near You In 2020!

ohh yehh, sony, feel the burn!
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People are going Sony-bashing again, but most of them are the same people who went 360-bashing not too long ago...
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People are going Sony-bashing again, but most of them are the same people who went 360-bashing not too long ago...
why not go sony bashing, i wasn't a 360 basher

thing is, why rush out a console then test it late and find out it doesnt work properly?!

at least they didnt sell them, then find out they overheat when they get sued for damages on a fire destroyed house....
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post #14 of 31
Indeed. Chances are, this will be fixed at launch or soon after. As far as this being the downfall of Sony, I would say that's a bit of a stretch. However, they have had some really bum luck recently. First their laptop batteries, a $600 system that crashes frequently... I would just hate to see all of that amazing technology go to waste.
    
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People love Sony bashing - warranted or not

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Sony spokeswoman Nanako Kato stated that any irregularities experienced by TGS attendees stemmed from poor ventilation and concentrated heat of 200 PS3 units being so close together. "Overheating under such circumstance is a common affliction at trade shows, afflicting not just Sony products, but those of its competitors." She stated this wouldn't be the case in consumer's homes.
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It just simple....Sony isn't what it used to and Microsoft is coming up rather quickly as the top dog. (*If it isn't already in most peoples eyes)
    
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post #17 of 31
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It just simple....Sony isn't what it used to and Microsoft is coming up rather quickly as the top dog. (*If it isn't already in most peoples eyes)
For the console market, I'd agree with that. MS beat Sony to the starting line and had a very comperable product.

But, a (yet-to-be seen) failed Playstation is hardly to bring down a global giant like Sony. They are to strong in too many markets for this to be thier "downfall."
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post #18 of 31
ha ha ha what did they think was going to happen more cores + little confined space=over heat.. duh
post #19 of 31
I like Nintendo and the Wii
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Ithink its completely unfair for the PS3 and Sony to be judged because their prototype failed a few times due to a design flaw. The purpose of a prototype is to test and demonstrate a product, and since the PS3 prototype did this, even if it was unstable, it still illustrated what it could be capable of. Sony will probably have a team of engineers working on a new cooling solution right now.

I hope that sony decide to implement water cooling in the PS3, just for the ingenuity and originality of it in a gaming system.
    
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