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Ok so my PS3 randomly has become slow. The menu will lag. Netflix takes like 10 minutes to start. Booting a game takes like 15 minutes. It gives me no error messages or anything. I cleaned all the vents and then did the full reformat that took 12 hours and it is still slow. Ideas?

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How did you clean out the vents?

And what model of the PS3 do you have? Is it still under warranty?

If it isn't under warranty I'd recommend opening it up and cleaning the dust out that way.

Also, do you have any spare 2.5" HDDs you can test?
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I will try the 2.5" disk I have. I just used some compressed air. Wasn't to much lint. This model is a slim but not the newer slim lol.
    
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Also no to being under warranty it's like ~2 years old. And it was barely used. Basically just blu rays and Netflix
    
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sounds like a failing hdd just running slow. id swap out a new hdd and test it out.
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sounds like a failing hdd just running slow. id swap out a new hdd and test it out.

I'd suggest the same thing. Opening it up and thoroughly blowing the air out wouldn't do any harm too if it's out of warranty.
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Looks like the hard drive was the culprit

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