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So, I am getting a PS3 this summer, that much is certain. The great games are finally starting to come out, it has Blu Ray, and I planned on buying an HDTV anyway. So, now I need to know, which version should I get?

I still have a PS2 for now, if that changes anything. Should I go spelunking all around the internet for a good deal on the 60GB or 80GB version, and have no warranty to speak of, or get a 40GB easily, with a warranty and that brand new system feeling.

I plan on playing GTAIV, MGS4, Rock Band (maybe), pretty much the blockbuster games, and I'll be playing in 1080p, too.

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You already have a PS2. Go for 40GB.
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yup go for the 40gb and if you want upgrade the hdd to a 120gb like i did (originally the 60gb)
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40 Gb is good, but note that it also has less features than the other versions.
for example, it has 2 usb and etc (If i remember correctly) just compared the differences and see what you need/not
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Is the HDD easy to upgrade without issues in saves and what not?
    
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Its easy as 1, 2, 3.
Its built for upgradeable purposes.
1. look at the instruction
2. take the old HDD out
3. insert new HDD
4. play gta4

Well maybe its not like taht but its easy
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Yup the HDD is easy to swap just remove the blue screw slide the HDD cage out swap it with a laptop HDD pop in and ps3 will reformat it for you, BUT keep in the mind like happyvirus said the 40gb is lacking WIFI, 2 USB ports and a HDMI Port. so you'll want to get the 80gb so you have HDMI to play those Blu-ray Movies and Games
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Hang on, the 40 doesn't have HDMI? I may end up getting a different an 80 or 60 after all.
    
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Yup the HDD is easy to swap just remove the blue screw slide the HDD cage out swap it with a laptop HDD pop in and ps3 will reformat it for you, BUT keep in the mind like happyvirus said the 40gb is lacking WIFI, 2 USB ports and a HDMI Port. so you'll want to get the 80gb so you have HDMI to play those Blu-ray Movies and Games
I'm 99.9% sure that that the 40GB has Wi-Fi and HDMI.
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I'm 99.9% sure that that the 40GB has Wi-Fi and HDMI.
Yes i does My Mistake dont know what i was thinking
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Hang on, the 40 doesn't have HDMI? I may end up getting a different an 80 or 60 after all.
Yes it does have HMDI and Wifi My Mistake
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