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1st July 2012, 06:32 PM #1
Seen any decent PS3 offers recently?
My PS3 up and died on me on Friday night, so I'm out looking for a new one. There seems to be a distinct lack of stock in shops at the moment and online for a 320GB one, prices seem stuck about the £240 mark. (have seen one slightly cheaper at shopto.net but they are on backorder atm)
Anyone seen any decent offers on anywhere recently? Lack of stock starts to hint that either there's a shortage or a new model on the way, but having just got a load of blu-rays ordered and a couple of game sjust arrived, kinda screws things up in a way...
1st July 2012, 11:30 PM #2
How did it die? YLOD?...if so, bake the mobo at 260C for half hour, then put it back and connect it all up, et voila....that fixed my brothers and he has no luck with technical items!
Failing that gamestation stores are still selling them at the £220 mark for 320gb one...Asda are around the same price.
2nd July 2012, 09:46 AM #3
I've got a 160Gb slim, open to reasonable offers?
2nd July 2012, 09:48 AM #4
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You could look for the 160 Gb Slim version , weren't sainsburys or someone selling them for £120 or there abouts ? Then you can just upgrade the HDD if you want a larger hdd ?
2nd July 2012, 07:55 PM #5
Sainsbury's were selling £180 for the 160GB at the weekend when I popped in, so looks like most of the offers have finished.
It's already been repaired once so as much as I like having my original console, I'm starting to face the fact it's going to need replacing at some point soon but will take another stab at repairing it.
Otherwise I guess it's back to watching the shops.
2nd July 2012, 08:15 PM #6
I've got a slim 160 gb PS 3 with a few years cover left on it. Contemplating about selling it but dark siders 2 is coming out :-s
Originally Posted by mats
2nd July 2012, 09:38 PM #7
Thanks for the offer @mats - might be in touch.
3rd July 2012, 10:03 AM #8
I bought a cheap second hand slim and swapped the HDD out with a much bigger one... so my machine now has lots of fun with a 500GB drive... loads of space for DLC...
I've done the same for a few friends who have bought the kit themselves...
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