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PS3-SHOULD I WAIT FOR THE 80 GIG PS3?

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8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
I have heard the 80gig ps3 is coming and will be £299 can anyone confirm this?!
What do u think cex will price this at?!
I already have £348 in cex vouchers, can anyone recommend me what i should do!
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8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
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#1
id buy one now, but if u can wait for the 80gb then do that.
banned#2
Most people believe that the 80GB SKU is just a HD upgrade, since you can upgrade the HD in any PS3 anyway.... there's no real point in holding out.

250GB ~ £50

320GB ~ £65

Then deduct whatever you get for your existing HD that you pulled out.
#3
I doubt CEX will be selling them for much less than the RRP for a while, and besides its going to take some time from the launch of the 80gb to CEX getting any in since they rely on people selling them on, dont they? Maybe wait for the 80gb to come out and CEX's prices on the current version to come down, then buy more games with what you save! Personally I think you're barmy and should buy an xbox 360 purely because of the price difference, but thats just me :)
#4
i already have a xbox 360, its not banned from live and it has xtreme firmware and its amazing!
#5
am waiting for the choicesuk returned stock before i buy one, @ 199 I really have nothing to loose.
#6
can u play hd films if ur using a external hard drive or mkv rips?
#7
vixygwim
Most people believe that the 80GB SKU is just a HD upgrade, since you can upgrade the HD in any PS3 anyway.... there's no real point in holding out.

250GB ~ £50

320GB ~ £65

Then deduct whatever you get for your existing HD that you pulled out.


How hard is it to fot HD? Coz 40GB gets filled very quick!!
#8
but i have £348 in vouchers which cost me around just over £200ish so its worth it for me, i might just wait for cex to reduce their prices again!
#9
roadie
but i have £348 in vouchers which cost me around just over £200ish so its worth it for me, i might just wait for cex to reduce their prices again!


Get it from CEX be worthwhile!!
#10
yeah i might do but a ps3 for £290 i will left with £58 so what should i get with that £58?!
#11
roadie
yeah i might do but a ps3 for £290 i will left with £58 so what should i get with that £58?!


Game? Pads? HDMI cable!
banned#12
I'm definately upgrading my ps3's hardrive to the max it can take which is 500gb i belive when the PLAY TV is launched =)
banned#13
Naeem786
How hard is it to fot HD? Coz 40GB gets filled very quick!!


Not hard at all, very very easy.
#14
already have a hdmi cable so maybe pro evo 2008 but they only do the offline version, actually is fifa 08 good?!
or i may buy a portable external hard drive, one of the pocket pc ones?!
#15
what size hard drive does the ps3 take?
can u watch hd rips as mkv files or not?!
#16
nah get a xbox 360
#17
i already have a xbox 360!!!!
#18
Why do you want PS3 if you have Xbox 360? Just for blu-ray films? I have both and I prefer PS3.
#19
i got my xbox 360 free-boots glitch and its got xtreme firmware so quite good!
bluray for upscaling dvd player and bluray films and the odd gaming so id get a ps3 from cex because it wont cost much, but im just thinkin what size is the hard drive for the ps3?
#20
What, you got 360 free from a glitch on Boots site? Was it posted here?
banned#21
roadie
(1) what size hard drive does the ps3 take?
(2) can u watch hd rips as mkv files or not?!


(1) 500GB is a safe bet. (2.5" SATA)

(2) No, must remux into another container - .vob, .mpg etc.
#22
roadie
already have a hdmi cable so maybe pro evo 2008 but they only do the offline version, actually is fifa 08 good?!
or i may buy a portable external hard drive, one of the pocket pc ones?!


PES 08 on bad a** game!! I play random people on line and yes get whooooped!!!
#23
guys it was a glitch nearly 2 years ago, i ordered 2 around xmas, i got loads of points, checked to see if they charged me but only charged me for one and never got charged for the other!
#24
how do u remux it?!
#25
??????????????
#26
Abvance
Why do you want PS3 if you have Xbox 360? Just for blu-ray films? I have both and I prefer PS3.


exactly
#27
i want it for bluray and connecting to my tv as a upscaler etc!
#28
roadie
i want it for bluray and connecting to my tv as a upscaler etc!


xbox 360 is a upscaler tho and blu ray is just too expensive atm most films are £15 each released and dont drop in price
#29
vixygwim
(1) 500GB is a safe bet. (2.5" SATA)

(2) No, must remux into another container - .vob, .mpg etc.



You can watch HD quality disks on a neat little 4.7gb DVD.

http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/639346

I've seen a few of these on the ps3 and the quality on them is amazing.
#30
i'm in the same boat as you - wondering if i should wait a month for the the 80GB to come out.

i've also got an XBOX 360 - for playing games & HD DVD.

wanna get a PS3 for Blu-ray & Upscaling; also for a couple of games like LBP & WipeoutHD. Also looking forward to PlayTV [now thats when you really need a large hard drive :)]

i'm probably gonna get the PS3 from John Lewis sometime next week & report an undersale if the prices go down when stores are trying to get rid of the old 40GB SKU's - saved just under £400 when i did that last week :)
#31
what did u get last week?

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