I am currently using the original "Fat" 80GB PS3. There are several of the new "Slim" 250GB - 300GB PS3's on CL. There are a few 80GB Fat PS3's listed for $175 - $200. Would it be worth the "upgrade" for under $50? My guess is yes. Below are the reasons I'm thinking would make it worthwhile.
Increased HD Space
I'm always running low on HD space due to music stored on the HD and Game Demos I've downloaded. Would be nice to jump up to a 320 GB HD.
I hear the Slim is much more quiet than the Fat model.
The Slim can bitstream through HDMI, the Fat cannot
Multi-Channel Analog Outputs?
I thought I read awhile back the Slim has this but I'm not seeing that online. Must have been mistaken.
My Fat PS3 has been an awesome machine. Really no problems at all. Only a very few times it has locked up on me. Guess I'm hesitant to replace it due to "If it ain't broke, don't try and fix it".
Just wanted to see how many are using the new PS3 Slim and how they like it. Any other reasons to upgrade?
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