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Well after a disappointing experience with the 360 Elite, I sprung for a 40GB PS3 and a 320GB HDD upgrade




Installing the hard drive is the easiest "mod" I've ever done. Really is simple. I replaced the HDD before even turning the console on one time, which probably isn't the way you're supposed to do it, I dont know. I had to download the firmware onto a USB drive, reload it and format the drive. All in all it took very little time to do.

The 40GB is whisper quiet too...much more so than my 60GB one. Although the plastic chrome on the 40GB looks kinda cheap, but it's tucked away in my TV stand in my bedroom.

Now before anyone flames me for being a fanboy...I gave the 360 an honest shot. But the console for the bedroom will be used primarily for media (music and video) and the 360 simply doesn't measure up in that dept. I'm a fanboy of what works better, and in the case, the PS3 wins. I will miss Halo 3 tho...


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Wow, even a bloody bomb shelter covered in 10ft of lead isn't guna save you from this war man........good luck
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wow so who does whe3ls dislike atm
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As long as you fold on your PS3
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Hurray for the flexibility the PS3 offers, + BRD playback.
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Wow, even a bloody bomb shelter covered in 10ft of lead isn't guna save you from this war man........good luck
lol you're probably right.

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wow so who does whe3ls dislike atm


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As long as you fold on your PS3
I'm energy efficient

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Hurray for the flexibility the PS3 offers, + BRD playback.
Yep. That's what it's all about.
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I love my 360 and my Wii, but man I want a PS3...
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Mike, sorry to hear about your 360 experience, I guess I need to eventually get a ps3 to see the difference in usability.
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Mike, sorry to hear about your 360 experience, I guess I need to eventually get a ps3 to see the difference in usability.
I was really bummed too, trust me.
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i have 2 questions. 1. what happened with your 360 elite? 2. why do you need 2 PS3's?

I'll need to do a HDD upgrade on my 40gb soon. It fills up rather quickly. But yeah the 40GB is whisper quiet and a little cooler too. Sometimes I leave the house and forget that I left it on because I cant hear it!
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