500gb 2.5" sata hard drive (used) at CEX for £20
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500gb 2.5" sata hard drive (used) at CEX for £20

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Found 25th Jul 2017
500gb 2.5" sata hard drive (used). Comes with 2 year warranty in case it fails.


I stuck one in my (previously) 160gb PS3 Slim, to take advantage of all the PS3 games.

PS3 PSN also has some superb bargains that you don't get on the PS4 PSN.


Mine was a WD Elements 7200 RPM model, though I imagine they vary. I struggled to find one for less than £40 new and with the long warranty this seems fairly sensible.
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    Original Poster
    At Cex by the way. URL included, but forgot to write it in the text. Sorry.
    Original Poster
    Sorry. Half asleep. I meant to write 'all the PS plus PS3 games'.
    I put a 1TB SSHD in my PS3 to help boost performance and increase storage, only cost me about £45. I'd suggest this route, even your 500gb will fill quickly if you're going the digital route...
    upmiddlefinger50 m ago

    I put a 1TB SSHD in my PS3 to help boost performance and increase storage, …I put a 1TB SSHD in my PS3 to help boost performance and increase storage, only cost me about £45. I'd suggest this route, even your 500gb will fill quickly if you're going the digital route...

    PS3 in this age
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    Worn porn!
    I got a macbook pro from them but after 7months it needs a new logic board, the guarantee was only 6 months. Very let down with their service.
    mymymy6 m ago

    I got a macbook pro from them but after 7months it needs a new logic …I got a macbook pro from them but after 7months it needs a new logic board, the guarantee was only 6 months. Very let down with their service.


    If you were sold a 6 months warranty on a used product, and it breaks down after 7 months, that's very bad luck - not bad service. Whether they also provide poor service is another matter - I've not had problems with returning faulty products for refunds when DOA at least.
    Original Poster
    Wow. Lots of negative comments, but not one single comparable or better alternative?
    tumbleweed3434 m ago

    Wow. Lots of negative comments, but not one single comparable or better …Wow. Lots of negative comments, but not one single comparable or better alternative?

    It's because it's a used HDD, man. I wouldn't recommend a used drive to anyone, even for £20. Well, unless you didn't care about the data
    Original Poster
    I see.
    mymymy

    I got a macbook pro from them but after 7months it needs a new logic … I got a macbook pro from them but after 7months it needs a new logic board, the guarantee was only 6 months. Very let down with their service.



    cex provide 24 months warranty on items may be with chasing it up
    jonalexander9702 h, 56 m ago

    cex provide 24 months warranty on items may be with chasing it up

    ​OMG your right! I've just looked at the receipt and it says 24 months ffs! Why did I get that so wrong lol
    mymymy

    ​OMG your right! I've just looked at the receipt and it says 24 months f … ​OMG your right! I've just looked at the receipt and it says 24 months ffs! Why did I get that so wrong lol



    Let us know how you get on
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    upmiddlefinger

    I put a 1TB SSHD in my PS3 to help boost performance and increase … I put a 1TB SSHD in my PS3 to help boost performance and increase storage, only cost me about £45. I'd suggest this route, even your 500gb will fill quickly if you're going the digital route...



    is that an easy process? and how much quicker does it make the system, as right now my ps3 is worse than a tortoise with no legs
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