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That would be the first generation 60gb I believe. I can't remember why but I vaguely remember something about actual backwards compatibility rather than emulation. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
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post #3 of 9
60GB and the 20GB have the PS2's Emotion Engine, so that is your best bet for backwards compatability. The 80GB uses software emulation, which is probably just as good by now.
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You should be fine with anything but the 40 gig.
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I have a 60 gig and yeah it actually has hardware to read/play the games as opposed to 80 gig version which uses software emulation. And the 40 which don't got any.
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post #6 of 9
80GB = Software allows the playback of PS and PS2 games.

60GB = Hardware allows playback of PS and PS2 games.

40GB = Software allows playback of only PS games.

20GB = Hardware allows playback of PS and PS2 games.
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post #7 of 9
And since 20, 60 and 80GB are all out of production, if you can't find any you can always wait for the MGS4 bundle, which will come with a 80GB PS3 with software emulation for PS2 and PS games.
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What do you guy's think the MAX price i should pay on ebay for a Playstation 3 60GB?
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post #9 of 9
In my opinion the max you should pay is $450 and it should be in "like new" condition.
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