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25 Mar 2010
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Any way to tell how old a PS3 console is?

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I bought a 80gb PS3 from GameStation yesterday. As I was asking for one a guy was trading one in and said he only used it a handful of times. So as soon as he traded it in Gamestation checked it for me and sold me it. Plus the guy left God Of War 3 (no box) in the box the guy who served me said I can have it for free witch was nice of him.

 

Anyhow back to the point is there anyway I can tell how old the console is? It looks new not finger marks or scratches on it. I had a look at the serial sticker but no MF date on there.

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Re: Any way to tell how old a PS3 console is?

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http://www.edepot.com/playstation3.html

here you go picture number 2

 

 

but not uptodate i see Smiley Indifferent

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Re: Any way to tell how old a PS3 console is?

Thanks.
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Re: Any way to tell how old a PS3 console is?

Nice find T-E-X  , so OP how old is your ps3 then ?

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Re: Any way to tell how old a PS3 console is?

 


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Nice find T-E-X  , so OP how old is your ps3 then ?


 

thnx I bet its 8/2008 or close Smiley Tongue

 

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Thanks.

 

np

 

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MiSsY79 wrote:

Nice find T-E-X  , so OP how old is your ps3 then ?


 

thnx I bet its 8/2008 or close Smiley Tongue

 


Your right mine is a CECHL04 model so it looks like its a 8/2008 console.

 

 

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He left GOW3 inside? wow its only been released. nice Smiley Happy

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Yer I could not believe my luck. I mean the guy who served me at GameStation could of took it home and kept it for him self but no he said ill get you a display box for you and you can have it. I was chuffed as I was going to buy it anyhow.
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id be a little cautious with a 2nd hand PS3 phat console. sure its an 80GB version but the main reasons that people trade in a console like a PS3 phat is because its either been faulty and replaced/repaired, they are seeing signs of issues like lock up`s and crashes, or they are just sick of the PS3 console.

 

hopefully its a good console and serves you well be just be warned most people upgraded to the PSP slim to make sure they have a warranty if they get a fault and let some other mug looking for a cheap bargain get the old console thats prone to breaking.

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