PlayStation 3 40GB System (GameStop Premium Refurbished)
ps3 is cool =)
ps3 is for anyone, its better than xbox because ps3 has free online n better games also its easy to work. ps3 dnt have the ring of death (rod)
ps3 is just to cool like i said ps3 is for anyone.
its a ok sytem it gets the yellow light fast so let it cool down its also a dust collector so put protection other than that its good
Ps3 is the best system ever !!!!!!!!!
i love ps3.... ps3 is the best system i mean who wouldn't want a ps3 its so COOL..... it has free online, good games, the controller feels great, ps3 dont overheat, and lastly u dnt need batterys for the ps3 controller..
The best device I have EVER owned.
This is the best device I have ever owned. Notice I said device and that's because it goes far beyond being a console in terms of quality. My only complaint thus far and it should soon be fixed is there is no in-game XMB but that should be fixed between now and E3 so other than that this is absolutely perfect. As for no backward compatibility I have no problems with that because I have a ps2 and this gives me a reason to keep my ps2 but I haven't honestly touched it since I've got this a month ago. I have had no hiccups or freezes at all what so ever with this system and I currently play it at least 10 hours a day in a hot room that is usually 80 degrees or hotter so there is no cooling issue at all. It is also a very quiet system because if it didn't have lights and the tv wasn't on you'd never know it was on! I recommend this system for anyone even if you aren't into games because it's so good at being a blu-ray player and it's great to be able to go and watch Youtube videos from the internet browser on my tv :D.
Best system on the market by far.
I remember a few years back at the release of PS3. I owned an X-Box 360, was a die-hard X-Box fan, and didn't think it could get better. I recieved a PS3 as a gift in 2007-2008, and the only way I can describe the experience is eye opening. PS3 is a multi media gaming and killing machine! I have since cancelled X-Box live because I can't stand the interface. PSN is a perfect system, and anyone who doubts it has never used it. The X-Box 360 is a mere child's toy. It is round, it is soft, it is a toy. PS3 is a gamer's system. A powerhouse of gaming goodness, and I have NO complaints. The only con is the heat, but on a cold winter night, PS3 doubles as a heater for a small room, so it can be taken as a pro. Thank you. PROS: -Graphics power house -Free online play -Controller layout perfect -PS exclusives are excellent -Dashboard interface is simple and intuitive -Backwards compatibility with the vast majority of PS1 and PS2 games -Built in Blu-Ray CONS: -Runs hot -Is much larger than X-Box or Wii, and can take up alot of space (But that can be amended by removing said X-Box or Wii)
I expected better...
I wanted to buy a PS3 mainly for the blu-ray player and one or two games. I decided the refurb would be the way to go since I already have an xbox 360. The first thing I did was try to play a blu-ray and within 5 minutes of the movie the fan kicked into high. The fan was so distracting that I couldn't pay attention to anything but how loud it was. I was surprised because people always said the fan on the PS3 was nothing compared to the 360. Well I've had my 360 for almost 4 years and I have never been bothered by the fan why watching a movie or playing a game. The PS3 is quiet when it is doing nothing, but when I was in the menus hovering over a demo the fan would even kick into high and when it does its loud. I tried putting the PS3 in open areas, vertical, all those different tricks but nothing changed. I still want a PS3 and probably will buy another since I returned the one I got here but I will looking for one that is a lot quieter.
best thing ever
I bought my playstation 3 about a year ago, and I have been very happy with my decision. It's and excellent system that delivers in every field. The graphics are gorgeous, the sound is absolutely beautiful, I have never had to restart my ps3 due to freezing, and all of the other features it comes with are great. First, I love how it has wi-fi! I wouldn't be able to play online if my ps3 didn't, because my tv is so far from my modem. Playstation Network is free, too, so I don't have to keep paying money after I already bought my playstation. The only thing I don't like is that it isn't backwards compatible with the ps2, and I can't play music through the playstation during one of my games. That hasn't been much of a problem, though, because my mp3 dock works just as well. Last, I have never had my ps3 break or anything. The ps3 has a failure rate of less than 1%, while the 360's failure rate is 33%, that's pretty impressive. The ps3 has plenty of really fun games, too. I completely suggest the ps3 to anyone.
i've read the reveiws about this system, and one thing the nit pickers are forgeting is that it IS A USED system. my works great havent had a single problem with it. but one thing to always keepin mind is, when you buy used, you have no idea how the previous owner treated the device. granted it is a gamble, but the priceing makes it worth it for me
A VERY SOLID CONSOLE FOR GAMING AND MOVIES
This console is very reliable it is like a entertainment system all in one just be careful of overheating i have heard about that YLOD. But overall if you treat it good it will last i was very skeptical on this at first but it is a very good price overall i even purchased a ps3 exclusive with it littlebigplanet.
How to Prevent your ps3 from getting yellow lights
I have had this ps3 for years and had no problems or yellow lights here is how.
-Don't block any vents
-Dont put any objects near any of the four sides of the PS3 (even the HDD side)
-keep ur PS3 as dust free as possible, if u dont have a vacum cleaner to clear the dust in ur ps3 the just loosen up the dust with an ear bud or a tooth pick in the ventilation holes.
-Never move your PS3 when its turned on
-Never eject a game disc when the game is running
-Try not to scratch your games discs too much
-Dont place ur PS3 on top of an object (expect the table u place it on)
-Keep ur PS3 positioned horizontaly for better air circulation.
-Dont use any external PS3 coolers that take power from the PS3
-Just in case, put a fan near your PS3, although this isn't that nessasary
-Don't Plug your PS3 power cord directly in the power socket, but instead use an extention bar
*if u take off the flap or the HDD slot covering black thing (I Dont Know wut its called), it can reduce the chances of getting the YLOD*
An intresting Fact:
The chances of getting the YLOD actually increases during the winter than summer because during summer people open windows or use air conditioners for better air circulation to cool off, which means, high air circulation and low temperature. during the winter, people shut their windows to keep the heat inside, and people also use heaters to increase the room temperature, which means, low air circulation and high temperature, which is equal to YLOD