on 26-04-2012 08:37 PM
I have recently decided to purchase another PS3 to have in my bedroom, as I am lazy, well not really I work long hours and sometimes love to watch films on netflix as well as play some of the PSN games I have.
I purchased it today, and the model is a 60GB CECHC03 model. I switched it on with no issues, and asked to update the software which was fine, after going through the setup speil that was. While it was downloading the Software i slowly started to hear the internal fan spool up faster and faster. Near the end of the software update it was like the fan was at full speed. I felt at the vent behind the unit and was warm air coming out, but the room was cool, and it was placed flat with nothing near it. so othing blocking the vents. I also noticed a previous repair was done on the console as it had a warranty sticker on it. The PS3 is not connected to an HDMI source and I feel the XMB is slightly slower than what my other PS3 is.
Now I also have an 80GB model, CECHEK03 model which I purchased in 2008, It has been in constant use and sometimes on for weeks at a time, It is very quiet and I cant hear the fan at all on it, unless I stick my ear up to it. But I have never had one issue with it. That also includes playing games like GT5, F1, Call of Duty
Is can this be normal for the PS3 to have the fan speeding this much on this model? Last thing I want is a £120 down the toilet.
on 26-04-2012 11:03 PM
You bought a 60GB fatty for £120?
You can buy a brand new slim for about another £40.
on 26-04-2012 11:45 PM
on 27-04-2012 01:59 AM
on 27-04-2012 02:30 AM
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