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18 Apr 2011
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why does my ps3 keep freezing?

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last week my ps3 kept freezing everyday sometimes twice, why?

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its about to break, get a 360
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360's break way faster than ps3's and the ps3 is way better ^_^
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martin1225 wrote:
360's break way faster than ps3's
Yeah but that means they break inside warranty, so youre covered.. Unlike ps3 which seems to break the day after your warranty runs out.
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The flame bait...

 

As James said, what games are you playing and on what model OP?

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Some games freezes allot, like Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas, This is one of the reasons Bethesda changed the game engine for their games (Elder Scrolls: Skyrim), my point is, see if it does on specific games or any game, are you getting error messages or is it just freezing as if a screen shot on a PC is taken?

 

But if you’re not playing a game that’s not known to freeze, maybe it’s an issue with the PS3 its self, is it well ventilated? Are its vents free from dust? Etc.

 

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all my ps3 i ever had freez up when there's lot of stuff going on my tv screen:manfrustrated:

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it mostly freezes on ps home and black ops, I have a ps3 slim
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There's your problem Black Ops not sure about Home not used it in a very long time.
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Same here !
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Freezing in games, occurs when the processing unit tries to process to much data than what it can handle. It usually affects those games that have loads of action sequences or those that require a lot of charcter input e.g Sim games.

 

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To limit freezing, after major action sequences, keep the movement  to a minimum by having your character standing still for a moment; so the processing unit has time to catch up.

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I worry about the freezing issue whenever I play on any of the Uncharted games, as there are things happening all at once on screen; also this problem is not limited to just products you know; it could also happen in humans too, when the brain tries to process too much info and panic sets in.

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LarasAider wrote:

I worry about the freezing issue whenever I play on any of the Uncharted games, as there are things happening all at once on screen; also this problem is not limited to just products you know; it could also happen in humans too, when the brain tries to process too much info and panic sets in.


Lay off the weed.

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I don't like sea weed. :smileywink:

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my ps3 as been freezing on 4 different games 3 on disc and 1 on the HDD over the past week and was at its worst yesterday so I called sony today,

 

they told me to go to system settings and reset to default settings I did and it as been fine so far, but they did give me a code incase i have to call back.

 

I have continuous play so no worries there ;)

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It's completely normal for any computer or console to do this from time to time; that's why it's recommended that you back up your saves regularly.

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HI I DID THE EXACT SAME THING BUT THEY DIDN'T GIVE ME A CODE!!!! WHAT CODE DID THEY GIVE YOU? BECAUSE MY PS3 IS STILL FREEZING UP AND I TRIED EVERYTHING!!!!
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Thanks for reminding me of some great posts made by a certain person in this thread.
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LarasAider wrote:

Freezing in games, occurs when the processing unit tries to process to much data than what it can handle. It usually affects those games that have loads of action sequences or those that require a lot of charcter input e.g Sim games.

 

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To limit freezing, after major action sequences, keep the movement  to a minimum by having your character standing still for a moment; so the processing unit has time to catch up.


I've a better tip, ignore everything this guy posts.
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James91 wrote:

LarasAider wrote:

Freezing in games, occurs when the processing unit tries to process to much data than what it can handle. It usually affects those games that have loads of action sequences or those that require a lot of charcter input e.g Sim games.

 

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To limit freezing, after major action sequences, keep the movement  to a minimum by having your character standing still for a moment; so the processing unit has time to catch up.


I've a better tip, *******


So many people are quick to undermine everything I write. All I'm doing is trying to help; so if this is what you get by doing that, then I won't even bother next time.

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