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Im starting to worry, is my 1st gen PS3 gonna last much longer... 90nm CPU and GPU. It runs hot I'd imagine.
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Yes, but it will be like the PS2 slim edition. It will have no ability to add a Hard Drive.
For the PS2 there was no real use for a hard drive to begin with.
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Im starting to worry, is my 1st gen PS3 gonna last much longer... 90nm CPU and GPU. It runs hot I'd imagine.
Why, the PS3 seems to have some great cooling on it and you dont hear to many stories of overheated PS3's (actually dont think ive ever heard of it). Its just a way for sony to bring down costs.
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post #24 of 36
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Yes, but it will be like the PS2 slim edition. It will have no ability to add a Hard Drive.
Why would they cut out the HDD when so many games on the PS3 require the use of it?

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For the PS2 there was no real use for a hard drive to begin with.
No real use if you didn't play the games supported. The three huge extra SOCOM II maps were worth the $50 price of the drive alone. I sold it to my friend/past roommate so he could play FFXI on his PS2. There is use to it, just not for everyone.
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Why would they cut out the HDD when so many games on the PS3 require the use of it?



No real use if you didn't play the games supported. The three huge extra SOCOM II maps were worth the $50 price of the drive alone. I sold it to my friend/past roommate so he could play FFXI on his PS2. There is use to it, just not for everyone.
Those maps fit on my $20 USB jumpdrive.
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Those maps fit on my $20 USB jumpdrive.
...OK...

How do you plan on playing them on the PS2?
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...OK...

How do you plan on playing them on the PS2?
The PS2 has USB ports, you downloaded the maps onto the USB stick from which you played them. (Take note i used to be a big Socom fan back then, loved the game, and used this to do it.) Or as said above you can use a $50 HDD. But i chose the route that costed $30 less.
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What size is the current GPU inside it? Good move since it's cost effective on Sony's part.
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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.......

Umm the blu-ray rumor was denied by MS. Unless there is something I missed.

http://uk.xbox360.ign.com/articles/880/880138p1.html Confirmed by Robbie Bach there is no Blu-ray 360.
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