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The cooling system on the PS3 is great. I've had mine since about midnight, playing GTA4 and the system itself is fairly cool.

It is 90F in Ohio though (80ish at night) and the heat output from my desktop and PS3, monitor, amp and laptop all play a role in making my room feel like a sauna.

Anything to make the PS3 smaller would be awesome though
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Sure, they do this after I buy my bundle! Oh well, I'm happy so far and no overheating issues despite being played quite a bit.

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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
The 360 only shrunk the CPU, which wasn't most of the heating problem. If they shrink the GPU (and rumor has it that they might), that would probably be more effective.

At any rate, this is probably better if they can make the PS3 cheaper, rather than cooler.
I thought the GPU of the 360 was eventually shrunk as well?
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I thought the GPU of the 360 was eventually shrunk as well?
no
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IF they get this by Christmas, I will be buying the new updated version.

Hope it gets cheaper
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Perhaps they can get the console as a whole down to a smaller size if they are looking into component removal/shrinking.
i sure hope they do. the ps2 slim version were nice. xbox's need to folow, those things(both of them) are huge, and still have horrible heat issues
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no
Previous news has stated that the Jasper version of the Xbox 360 (65nm CPU/GPU) will be out this August.
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i sure hope they do. the ps2 slim version were nice. xbox's need to folow, those things(both of them) are huge, and still have horrible heat issues
The PS3 produces a lot of heat, but stays cool. Roughly half the size and weight of the PS3 is a heatsink and fan.
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The PS3 produces a lot of heat, but stays cool. Roughly half the size and weight of the PS3 is a heatsink and fan.
Agreed, I've never had a heat related problem with my PS3 even in the hottest of weather. It never gets really loud, either.
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My 60gb ps3 gets pretty loud now. I'm not sure why, I tried some compressed air to get rid of any dust but that didn't change much. It is a bit annoying but can't do much about it now. I still love it.
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Sure, they do this after I buy my bundle! Oh well, I'm happy so far and no overheating issues despite being played quite a bit.

I thought the GPU of the 360 was eventually shrunk as well?
no. the new revision of the 360, jasmine is the gpu shrink to 65nm and i've heard that it is supposed to be on the new blu-ray 360s coming out in a couple months.......
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