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The guys at this site have taken apart a new PS3 into pieces.

Part1
http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/2006/1111/ps3.htm
Part2
http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/2006/1111/ps3_2.htm

Oh,
by the way, it`s in Japanese, but the pics are nice.
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Still dont understand how the HSF worx...
    
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Its like a laptop hsf, it sucks air in from the top and blows it out the sides.
 
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It is useing those heatpipe to carry the heat off the chips. Does anyone know the release date for the PS3? I would like to get one but its that or a new PC and I'll take the PC.
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Ah, thank God for the Japanese. I'd never do that to a console save the Xbox.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Villainstone View Post
It is useing those heatpipe to carry the heat off the chips. Does anyone know the release date for the PS3? I would like to get one but its that or a new PC and I'll take the PC.
Friday, November 17, 2006.
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post #7 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Friday, November 17, 2006.
have fun getting one, people are already lining up for them, and they were already in short supply
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so by the looks of it the 2.5in hard drive looks like it might be easily upgradable to something much bigger. i think i'm starting to like the ps3 more and more. and yes good luck to anyone trying to get one.
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Quote:
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have fun getting one, people are already lining up for them, and they were already in short supply
I work at EB Games
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14 ms GDDR, and is that a 5400rpm laptop hdd? That is probably gonna be as easy to upgrade as the original xbox.

Tom's Hardware interviewed the PS3 fans that were waiting, and one guy sacrificed buying an engagement ring for the PS3, lol. Another guy (It might have been the same guy, actually) quit his job so he can wait in line.

Oh, and look:

The battery is replaceable in the controller.
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