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Old 2009-09-04, 22:38   Link #2421
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I know this must have been asked before .. and I only flew over the last two pages... but I still gotta ask, sorry xD

Slim or fat?

As far as I've read things the slim seems to be good - so no widely known problems with it? Doesn't have the PS2 compatability, or does it?

I don't own a PS3 yet, but I want to buy one soon and I wonder if I should grab a fat one as long as they're avaiable in local stores.
.. the slim came out with the same gig size and USB port number for all .. did it?
Is the slim easily upgradable (regarding HDD) as the fat one?
(I'm getting the PAL (EU) version ..)

Glad about warnings / informations / recommandations.
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Old 2009-09-05, 00:36   Link #2422
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I'd say get a Slim, unless you need a feature of the old model, like the ability to install Linux (but if you want to try Linux, it's better to just install it on PC as PS3 has limited RAM).

Things the PS3 Slim does not have compared to launch model PS3:
- PS2 HW BC (but this has been absent from all models from the past 1-2 years or so!)
- 2 USB ports (Slim has 2, initially there were 4)
- Memory card reader (External USB reader works fine though)
- Other OS install (ie. Linux)

What the PS3 Slim does have:
- Slightly smaller & lighter design
- Significant lower power usage
- Quieter
- Better HDMI support allowing Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD to be output over HDMI as bitstream
- Different loading times, some better, some worse, but in the end: they're just loading times
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Old 2009-09-05, 12:44   Link #2423
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I'd say get a Slim, unless you need a feature of the old model, like the ability to install Linux (but if you want to try Linux, it's better to just install it on PC as PS3 has limited RAM).

Things the PS3 Slim does not have compared to launch model PS3:
- 2 USB ports (Slim has 2, initially there were 4)
- Memory card reader (External USB reader works fine though)
- Other OS install (ie. Linux)

What the PS3 Slim does have:
- Significant lower power usage
- Quieter
To me, these seems to be the only comparisons...

Regarding the quiet game loading of the PS3 slim, does it mean that the PS3 original makes lots of noises? Currently, my PS2 does make a lot of noises but it is still acceptable as long as the discs aren't scratch and the games boot up fine while running smoothly.

About installing Linux on the PS3.. Isn't it possible to load a PS2 emulator in Linux enabling the backward-compatibility feature on the PS3 that way?

And, how smooth does the internal memory card reader work? Currently, mine on the laptop causes freeze but external memory card readers work perfectly fine. Generally, I am asking whether the PS3 original has similar issues or not. Thanks!!
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Old 2009-09-05, 14:38   Link #2424
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To me, these seems to be the only comparisons...

Regarding the quiet game loading of the PS3 slim, does it mean that the PS3 original makes lots of noises? Currently, my PS2 does make a lot of noises but it is still acceptable as long as the discs aren't scratch and the games boot up fine while running smoothly.

About installing Linux on the PS3.. Isn't it possible to load a PS2 emulator in Linux enabling the backward-compatibility feature on the PS3 that way?

And, how smooth does the internal memory card reader work? Currently, mine on the laptop causes freeze but external memory card readers work perfectly fine. Generally, I am asking whether the PS3 original has similar issues or not. Thanks!!
The internal card reader works well on the old PS3s =)

The original PS3s does make quite a bit of noise due to the fan, when the PS3 heats up, which is like 10mins after you turn it on, the fan kicks in and its noticeably loud during night gaming sessions when you have to turn everything down, but on a normal basis I don't really hear it, given I do sit a good 10m from my TV (40")
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Old 2009-09-06, 04:35   Link #2425
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The internal card reader works well on the old PS3s =)

The original PS3s does make quite a bit of noise due to the fan, when the PS3 heats up, which is like 10mins after you turn it on, the fan kicks in and its noticeably loud during night gaming sessions when you have to turn everything down, but on a normal basis I don't really hear it, given I do sit a good 10m from my TV (40")
Thats odd. My fan never kicks in until like 2 hours after I turn it on. I also sit like 5 feet from the tv because I just love ruining my eyes. I rarely hear them at all. I bought a cooler thinking that it might overheat and go stupid on me like the 360 that redeyed. But without that on I never really hear my fan at all. And when I play I play games for like 4-5 hours straight.

Like lately I've become addicted to a game called Fat Princess which is probably one of the most funnest games I've played in a while
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Old 2009-09-06, 23:01   Link #2426
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I've been having a Frame rate lagging issue ever since I downloaded 3.0. Is there a patch out for it yet? Or anyway to solve the problem?
It's been happening with mostly online play (LBP) . My Connection is 5 bars usually so I don't think that's the problem.

I don't usually game for longer then an hour but my fan is never noticeable. Maybe because it's in a TV stand?

On a totally random Sidenote: Sometimes my Ps3 changes outputs to .. 580i? - then resets my theme. Is this totally random or am I hitting something on accident?
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Old 2009-09-07, 02:17   Link #2427
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i don't know what happen, but i got kicked out from online games half the times from lagging
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Old 2009-09-07, 09:26   Link #2428
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On a totally random Sidenote: Sometimes my Ps3 changes outputs to .. 580i? - then resets my theme. Is this totally random or am I hitting something on accident?
no its totally random

i don't really notice the fan when it comes on
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Old 2009-09-07, 11:44   Link #2429
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Japan: PS3 Slim sells over 150k in three days


UK PS3 sales up 999%, outsells Xbox 360 by 3:1
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Old 2009-09-07, 12:15   Link #2430
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Old 2009-09-07, 13:14   Link #2431
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lol i can't wait..
I really hope it has English subtitles
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Old 2009-09-07, 13:48   Link #2432
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lol i can't wait..
I really hope it has English subtitles
No way, lolz. It's Japanese version after all.
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Old 2009-09-07, 21:45   Link #2433
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No way, lolz. It's Japanese version after all.

But why not use the space on the bluray
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Old 2009-09-07, 22:47   Link #2434
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Why would they bother with English subtitle if they only release it in JP?
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Old 2009-09-08, 15:26   Link #2435
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Why would they bother with English subtitle if they only release it in JP?
Well, there are a lot of jp games with english voices or subtitles, just like Bayonetta, that a lot of people wants to import since the american version is going to take a while...

But i don't think this will be the case with FF13. It's too big of a game to have everything translated in english just for a japanese release. They probably want to send the game to stores as soon as possible, so... I don't think it's going to have english subtitles. Too much work for almost no gain. We have to wait till the american version.
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Old 2009-09-08, 17:46   Link #2436
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Kind of missed out on this announcement, GOW blu-ray disc compilation. For people who are lazy, God of war 1 & 2 will be released as a PS3 version at the end of this year. The both titles will be remastered in 720p, and feature some PS3 enhancement, aka trophies support.
So now it seems that BC isn't really a problem anymore, i just find it odd that they decided to relwased it on disc, rather than via PSN download.
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Old 2009-09-08, 20:00   Link #2437
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Well, there are a lot of jp games with english voices or subtitles, just like Bayonetta, that a lot of people wants to import since the american version is going to take a while...

But i don't think this will be the case with FF13. It's too big of a game to have everything translated in english just for a japanese release. They probably want to send the game to stores as soon as possible, so... I don't think it's going to have english subtitles. Too much work for almost no gain. We have to wait till the american version.
Yeah a lot of games have the subtitles, but considering the work that has been done for FFXIII I really doubt that they'll add the subtitles too. I've been hearing a lot of complaints that the gameplay and cutscenes got cut down in graphics a lot compared to the actual gameplay footage they showed at TGS and E3.
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Old 2009-09-09, 00:13   Link #2438
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where is my ffv13
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Old 2009-09-09, 01:11   Link #2439
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Old 2009-09-11, 01:36   Link #2440
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I bought the new turtles game that came today in the PSN.

Oh, boy. Easily the worst game i've ever played in the PS3. That is BAD.

If someone wants to see how bad it is, play the demo. It's the same, the only difference is that you waste money in the full version... For nothing. I can't even call it a game. It's more like torture.

But i also got Shatter. This one is reeeeallly good. Easily one of the best games in the psn. And is kinda cheap, just 8 dollars. That one i strongly recommends.
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