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Which PS3 models contain the EE ?

post #1 of 18
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Hey guys.

Now I know that the Emotion engine chip was in the early 20GB PS3 units but With the 60GB units I know that after a while they stopped shipping with the EE and im now wondering if my 60GB model has the EE or not as some 60GB units will have it whil others wont * Confusing *. It doesnt bother me but im just curious lol.

I know the 80GB( Pointless sony ) definately doesnt have it .

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No idea, but on a side note, what does the EE chip do?
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The Emotion Engine is the processor Chip for running the PS2 GAMES. PS3's now dont contain them and now the PS2 games are emulated via the more powerful Cell CPU. However having the dedicated EE is better as it does give you a sure 100% compatibility with PS2 games. Firmware upgrades however add compatibility
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I beleive the European models have software emulated EE
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Yes they do. However they only decided this half way through the 60GB era and I was interested to know what 60gb models have them and which ones dont. I wonder if theres anyway to tell.
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Yes they do. However they only decided this half way through the 60GB era and I was interested to know what 60gb models have them and which ones dont. I wonder if theres anyway to tell.
Oh would be interesting, i only got mine reecently so i think mine will be software emulated
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post #8 of 18
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Well I got mine around the time they announced it so I could have it or I may not lol.

However some games that I do have that are listed as problematic under current emulation work fine for me...perhaps thats an indication.
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Well I got mine around the time they announced it so I could have it or I may not lol.

However some games that I do have that are listed as problematic under current emulation work fine for me...perhaps thats an indication.
yeah maybe you have hardware EE i dont have any PS1 or PS2 games so it dosent realy bother me what i have lol
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post #10 of 18
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Well even without EE its all good as Cell emulation is fine. I have Driver and Crash badicoot for PS1. For PS2 I have GTA Vice city MG2/MGS3 and Resident evil outbreak 1 + 2 and code veronica.
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