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so if i send you my ps3 it comes back like that ?? LOL holy S***T that hot ness Lol

EDIT: i didnt see the not mines Lol
I wish I could do that
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when my PS3 gets to a certain temp the fan kicks in, its louder then my pc lol
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I wish I could do that
Lol me too lol
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i know that people have answered your question, but i really wouldnt worry about your ps3 overheating. people leave their ps3 on 24/7 folding, i myself have let it on for a few days with out turning it off and my still works fine (touches wood lol.)

stop worrying lol,get some good games bought and make the most out of your ps3 lol.
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the coolers are a bad idea most of them blow air into the output at the back!

i got one that sits on the top and rotated the fans in it so it blows cool air into it and hot air out the back!
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Originally Posted by benfica101 View Post
when my PS3 gets to a certain temp the fan kicks in, its louder then my pc lol
What version do you have if ya don't mind me asking?

I have a 40gb version (the one released nov07) It's warm to the touch but never gets too hot. Whether I'm gaming,watching a blu ray, or folding its always very quiet.

The reason I ask is that some models seems to be loud and others seem to be very quiet. Is this just that newer consoles are quieter? Might be worth doing a ps3 version guide if thats not the case...
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mines an old 60gb and when it gets hot the fans realy kick in quite noisey!
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Thanks guys for the help
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I'd advise that you remove the cloth. It may be cool after being in the freezer but it conducts heat. So you're lying it on something that gets hot and in turn keeps the base of the PS3 hot. A PS3 or any console for that matter needs as little of its platform to be exposed to heat reflecting or conducting surfaces. The PS3 is very hardy when it comes to heat and at the 360's cutting point for reliability the PS3 can endure further. But don't risk it. I used to keep my PS3 horizontally but realised that the vent for the hot air is at the top of the PS3 when stood vertically. Meaning the hot air rises immediately away from the PS3. Try that. Make sure its not too close to a wall or anything behind it too to prevent hot air building up. Theres little reason to worry about PS3's overheating but I once had a fan malfunction that I have since guessed to be a result of hot air building up behind the PS3 and causing the fan screw to come loose in the heat. I had to replace my PS3 in that situation. But i learnt the hard way.

Hope this helps.
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I'd advise that you remove the cloth. It may be cool after being in the freezer but it conducts heat. So you're lying it on something that gets hot and in turn keeps the base of the PS3 hot. A PS3 or any console for that matter needs as little of its platform to be exposed to heat reflecting or conducting surfaces. The PS3 is very hardy when it comes to heat and at the 360's cutting point for reliability the PS3 can endure further. But don't risk it. I used to keep my PS3 horizontally but realised that the vent for the hot air is at the top of the PS3 when stood vertically. Meaning the hot air rises immediately away from the PS3. Try that. Make sure its not too close to a wall or anything behind it too to prevent hot air building up. Theres little reason to worry about PS3's overheating but I once had a fan malfunction that I have since guessed to be a result of hot air building up behind the PS3 and causing the fan screw to come loose in the heat. I had to replace my PS3 in that situation. But i learnt the hard way.

Hope this helps.
Hey thanks if you can see a few pic on how i have it in the first post
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