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Sony Corp. announced a revised PlayStation 3 console Monday with a bigger hard drive for storing downloaded content such as video games and high-definition movies.The new $599 PS3 increases the system's storage capacity from 60 to 80 gigabytes and also includes a retail copy of the online racing title ``MotorStorm,'' a company spokesman said.
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Out of curiosity, is the PS3 modifiable like the XBox 360? Regardless, the PS3 seems like a much better deal at only $500, though I've never liked their controllers.
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modifiable in what way?

so they cancelled the 20GB right? does that mean all of the new models will have the chrome piece on them?
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Out of curiosity, is the PS3 modifiable like the XBox 360?
What do you mean "modifiable"? Like to the case or software?
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so they cancelled the 20GB right? does that mean all of the new models will have the chrome piece on them?
Correct, at least in the US.
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What do you mean "modifiable"? Like to the case or software?
Think about it. If I could be more descriptive without getting the post deleted I would have.
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as far as i know, no it isn't in that sense.

and i don't like that chrome part, i'm glad i got my 20GB while they were around.
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Think about it. If I could be more descriptive without getting the post deleted I would have.
I'm sure it's a matter of time....you can run Linux on it. A work around to anything. You can already backup your games on the HDD.
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What's with the weird hard drive combinations? Why go from 60 to only 80?
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as far as i know, no it isn't in that sense.

and i don't like that chrome part, i'm glad i got my 20GB while they were around.
yeah that chrome piece is ghey!

all black ftw, the 20gb looks much cleaner
    
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