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What's with the weird hard drive combinations? Why go from 60 to only 80?
so everyone goes "omg its like the 499 hard drive + the 599 hard drive OMG GUD DEAL THAR" and stuff
    
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^LOL...

But the PS3 will be a better deal, as its a Blue Ray player already. Unlike the 360 where you have to buy the damn HD-DVD player.
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So let me get this straight.

100$ to go from 60GB's to 80GB'S? Someones not following the nVidia way. Sony should learn from the GTS's. 100$ = 120GB.

I think what pirates meant by "modifiable" is can you buy a 60GB version of the PS3 and buy a bigger hard drive later, much like the 360's have the "core" versions and the separate hard drives.
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post #14 of 47
i think once they release the 80gb, the price will be dropped even more, and possibly cancelling the 60gb all together and just selling 80gb models...or they should do that since 20gb difference is almost worthless with hd content...read the article after posting doh!
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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.
Never heard of anyone who didn't like the PS controllers.
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So let me get this straight.

100$ to go from 60GB's to 80GB'S? Someones not following the nVidia way. Sony should learn from the GTS's. 100$ = 120GB.

I think what pirates meant by "modifiable" is can you buy a 60GB version of the PS3 and buy a bigger hard drive later, much like the 360's have the "core" versions and the separate hard drives.
no because the 360 doesn't allow interchangable harddrives outside of Microsoft sold ones, where as the PS3 can use any 2.5 inch drive though i believe he is talking mod chips and software hacks...
post #17 of 47
Even with the price drop it still can't beat the ebay price of a 20Gb PS3 & another hard drive. Heck, that's why I wrote the guide in my sig. $405 for a brand new 20Gb PS3 + $99 for a 160Gb HDD and BAMMM... Brand New 160Gb PS3 for $505.

I still think they should have have a bigger jump than 60 --> 80Gb... but I'm sure someone will still buy them.
    
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Never heard of anyone who didn't like the PS controllers.

I can't stand it. Probably because I'm a big FPS fan, so the two thumb-sticks not being offset is a killer in design from my perspective.
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post #19 of 47
I wish they would sell the PS3 for around $400 to $450 with no hard drive. That way you can get your own in a much larger capacity.
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post #20 of 47
Better deal then the 360 elite, which doesn't have wireless or a HD-DVD drive.
For once Sony is actually making a better deal against Microsoft.
I like that.
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