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Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Basically the above, assuming I wuld get a bigger HDD when I needed it.
And is a PS3 just worth it for the exclusives, if so what should I get?
Onion_Relish
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(01-24-2013, 06:58 PM)
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12gb is a lot of data bro, you can maybe install one game.
DarҖaoZ
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(01-24-2013, 06:59 PM)
A 12 GB PS3?

12 GB?

Its used and someone put a 12GB HDD inside instead?
polyh3dron
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(01-24-2013, 06:59 PM)
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How do you get a 12GB PS3?

The launch models were 20 and 60GB
KillGore
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12gb or 120gb? Anyways, if it's cheap (the 12gb that is) then I say go for it.

Get the Uncharted franchise, God of War 3, Journey, Ni No Kuni, among other games.

Originally Posted by DarҖaoZ

A 12 GB PS3?

12 GB?

Its used and someone put a 12GB HDD inside instead?

How much useable data is in the 20gb PS3? maybe he means that

Edit:

Originally Posted by Killthee

They sell 12GB's PS3 in Europe. I think its onboard flash memory, but I'm not 100%.

whoah
Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by DarҖaoZ

A 12 GB PS3?

12 GB?

Its used and someone put a 12GB HDD inside instead?

No you can get 12 GB PS3's new

Originally Posted by polyh3dron

How do you get a 12GB PS3?

The launch models were 20 and 60GB

It's a european only console (I think)
CorySchmitz
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
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I would say no. My 160GB is constantly full from PSN games.
Killthee
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by DarҖaoZ

A 12 GB PS3?

12 GB?

Its used and someone put a 12GB HDD inside instead?

They sell 12GB's PS3 in Europe. I think its onboard flash memory, but I'm not 100%.
pharmboy044
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
So how do these work? Can you hook up a USB harddrive or can you install another harddrive?
Dabanton
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
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Can you swap the HD's out of the new machines?
kevinski
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Haha. I really hope that isn't a typo and that someone's actually reselling a PlayStation 3 that he/she swapped a 12GB hard drive into.

Originally Posted by Killthee

They sell 12GB PS3 in Europe. I think its onboard flash memory, but I'm not 100%.

EDIT: I didn't know this. Interesting.
Borman
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(01-24-2013, 07:00 PM)
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Some people havent noticed that they sell 12gb PS3s in other countries, obviously.
HitokiriNate85
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(01-24-2013, 07:01 PM)
How much money? And does it still have a dock for a HDD?
AOC83
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Originally Posted by Fezzan

Basically the above, assuming I wuld get a bigger HDD when I needed it.
And is a PS3 just worth it for the exclusives, if so what should I get?

Depends on the price . If you get a cheap PS3 with HDD take it, the 12GB won“t last long.

Exclusives are top notch, so yeah it“s worth it, especially if you consider the mind blowing stuff coming this year.
erpg
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(01-24-2013, 07:01 PM)
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Sounds like a fine idea. I'm sure you can buy a 7200RPM laptop drive and slap it in there for much less than the cost of buying the pricier versions, correct?
dispensergoinup
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(01-24-2013, 07:01 PM)
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Just be prepared to buy an HDD really soon, but yeah I don't know that you like but there are a lot of exclusives like Uncharted, God of War, LBP, Journey, just to name a few that I enjoyed quite a bit.

Edit: Somewhat beaten by Killgore, off to get Ni No Kuni this weekend!
Last edited by dispensergoinup; 01-24-2013 at 07:02 PM. Reason: Edit: Somewhate beaten by Killgore, off to get Ni No Kuni this weekend!
Fezzan
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Originally Posted by KillGore

12gb or 120gb? Anyways, if it's cheap (the 12gb that is) then I say go for it.

Get the Uncharted franchise, God of War 3, Journey, Ni No Kuni, among other games.



How much useable data is in the 20gb PS3? maybe he means that

Speaking of Ni no kuni, is there a combat video for it?

And thanks, how do you get PSN games, is there a point system on there or is it just cash?

Originally Posted by HitokiriNate85

How much money? And does it still have a dock for a HDD?

It does, and it's £170 now, £50 cheaper than the others.

Originally Posted by dispensergoinup

Just be prepared to buy an HDD really soon, but yeah I don't know that you like but there are a lot of exclusives like Uncharted, God of War, LBP, Journey, just to name a few that I enjoyed quite a bit.

Edit: Somewhat beaten by Killgore, off to get Ni No Kuni this weekend!

Can you get laptop HDD for PS3?
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Foshy
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Originally Posted by DarҖaoZ

A 12 GB PS3?

12 GB?

Its used and someone put a 12GB HDD inside instead?

HDDs are pretty cheap so it's an option, but make sure to get one. 12 GB won't get you anywhere in the long run.
GulAtiCa
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12GB? that's kinda small... My 320 GB has prob 150GB of data. Granted I have PS+.

I recommend not getting it unless it's very cheap.
NotLiquid
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(01-24-2013, 07:02 PM)
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Not if you're planning to download a lot. And there's a lot to find on the PSN store.

Though if you can add more memory then sure.
Shadow of the BEAST
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(01-24-2013, 07:02 PM)
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A lot not to say most ps3 require install.

id say you need at least 40gb to be comfortable.
Killthee
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(01-24-2013, 07:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by kevinski

Haha. I really hope that isn't a typo and that someone's actually reselling a PlayStation 3 that he/she swapped a 12GB hard drive into.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-PlaySta.../dp/B009DL2TBK
Oemenia
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Originally Posted by Killthee

They sell 12GB PS3 in Europe. I think its onboard flash memory, but I'm not 100%.

You have to take it out to put in a larger HDD. At least if it was onboard it would've been some use as a fast reliable slice of storage.
Keavy_Rain
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(01-24-2013, 07:03 PM)
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"Oh, hey, let's make fun of a typo"

thisisneogaf.gif

I had an 80GB fat PS3 and replaced it with a 160GB slim when the fat died and never filled either hard drive, but the 360 is my primary and, on that system, the 250GB is at its limit and I have to uninstall a game when I get a new one.
Byronic Hero
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(01-24-2013, 07:03 PM)
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You could full install MGS4 with the trophy patch. But that'll be it.

Originally Posted by Keavy_Rain

"Oh, hey, let's make fun of a typo"

thisisneogaf.gif

Totally not a typo.
CorrisD
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(01-24-2013, 07:05 PM)
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If you can get a 12GB PS3 and a bigger HDD cheaper than just getting say a 250GB or 500GB PS3, then go for it, but 12GB isn't going to last you long at all.

I'm surprised so many on here didn't know the 12GB PS3's were released.
Levyne
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(01-24-2013, 07:05 PM)
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It you plan on playing mostly (only) retail games, then sure.
BadAss2961
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Uncharted series, God of War 3, Killzone 2 & 3, inFamous games, Yakuza 3 & 4 to name a few.
Joni
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(01-24-2013, 07:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Oemenia

You have to take it out to put in a larger HDD. At least if it was onboard it would've been some use as a fast reliable slice of storage.

Does it sit in the same bay? Because it still requires you to buy a seperate accessory to load a new HDD unlike in every other model.

Anyway, buy the 12 GB, stuff a 1 TB HDD in there.
R10Neymarfan
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(01-24-2013, 07:06 PM)
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Man I wish North America had this version going for sub $200. I guess Sony wants the casuals to pay more in the form of bundles. Talk about having options...
KillGore
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(01-24-2013, 07:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fezzan

Speaking of Ni no kuni, is there a combat video for it?

I'm sure there are many videos on youtube of it. I'll try and check some.

And thanks, how do you get PSN games, is there a point system on there or is it just cash?

You can buy PSN cards but it's not by a point system. You buy them on the Playstation Store. You could use your credit card too.



Can you get laptop HDD for PS3?

Yes
Foshy
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(01-24-2013, 07:07 PM)
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http://www.wog.ch/index.cfm/details/...er-Bundle-Sony

I was curious and looked up some 12 GB deals online and saw this bundle, wow. If you can find it, it'd be a good deal.
PAULINK
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If you plan on playing more than digitally downloaded games, 12 gb is not sufficient at all. It's good to start out with I guess, but if you play games that require an install, you might be able to fit 2 in there.
hunnies28
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(01-24-2013, 07:08 PM)
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I believe that once you insert an HDD in it the onboard memory becomes unusable.
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Tagg9
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Don't they have deals on consoles with more HDD space? The 160GB SKU is on sale for $180 in Canada now.
Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 07:08 PM)
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Anyone from the UK know a cheap HDD for PS3, since they don't have to be made by Sony (I'm not sure if that's right.)
CrunchinJelly
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(01-24-2013, 07:08 PM)
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Just remember this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009CV1OVC/

It isn't included with the 12GB.
DJ_Lae
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(01-24-2013, 07:09 PM)
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12GB is uselessly small considering how many PS3 games have installs, to say nothing of patches. I don't even think you could play the initial release of GT5 with that PS3, for example, with its install and multiple patches.

I found my initial 80GB to be very tight once I started with PSN content. Even my current 320GB drive is full, though admittedly I've gone a bit nuts installing most PS+ content on top of the games I own.
Mr. RHC
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No it isn't, you would have to upgrade to a larger HDD in no time. If you want to download and install games from PSN, 12 GB is nothing.
Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 07:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by KillGore

I'm sure there are many videos on youtube of it. I'll try and check some.



You can buy PSN cards but it's not by a point system. You buy them on the Playstation Store. You could use your credit card too.





Yes

Thanks, if anyone from the UK knows where I could get a cheap HDD I would appreciate it.
TwEE-N-Toast
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What is the cheapest PS3 model out there? There are a few exclusives I want like Ni No Kuni, Dragon's Crown, 3D dot heros and Demon souls, the prices I'm finding are insane for a such an old console.
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12GB is onboard flash? Install 1 game and thats it. Definitely need to get a HDD with it. I'm still using my 60GB and I delete stuff all the time.
cjkeats
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If you're just going to mostly watch blu-rays and game a small amout, then yeah.
There were rumours of a tiny PS3 for cheap coming right before e3, and I was all prepared to get one for my parents who don't have a blu-ray machine yet, so I don;t have to lug my PS3 home for the holidays.

But if you want lots of games it's a little restricting, given the mandatory installs on some games and what not But upgrading when you're ready is fine too, I started with a 360 arcade, upped to a hard drive when I needed it.
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Buy the 12 gb model and put an HDD of your choice in it, or if you find a good deal on a HDD ps3 buy that one.
Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 07:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by cjkeats

If you're just going to mostly watch blu-rays and game a small amout, then yeah.
There were rumours of a tiny PS3 for cheap coming right before e3, and I was all prepared to get one for my parents who don't have a blu-ray machine yet, so I don;t have to lug my PS3 home for the holidays.

But if you want lots of games it's a little restricting, given the mandatory installs on some games and what not But upgrading when you're ready is fine too, I started with a 360 arcade, upped to a hard drive when I needed it.

I do plan on using it for blu-rays since I don't have a blu-ray machine yet, and after seeing The Avengers in blu-ray, I think I need one.
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(01-24-2013, 07:15 PM)
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Don't get a 12Gb.

It's almost unusuable as anything other than a media centre due to reserved space (12 Gb is not 12GB) and compulsory game installs.

To add a HDD you need to buy an official HDD caddy, which really should come with it but for some stupid reason doesn't, which is going to cost you at least a tenner.

You can buy 500GBs for just under £200 - with a game! - from shopto.

Spend the extra £30 and get a 500Gb.
Fezzan
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(01-24-2013, 07:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by MrNyarlathotep

Don't get a 12Gb.

It's almost unusuable as anything other than a media centre due to reserved space (12 Gb is not 12GB) and compulsory game installs.

To add a HDD you need to buy an official HDD caddy, which really should come with it but for some stupid reason doesn't, which is going to cost you at least a tenner.

You can buy 500GBs for just under £200 - with a game! - from shopto.

Spend the extra £30 and get a 500Gb.

I looked on shopto and thought they must not sell consoles (I'm really bad at looking), do you have a link?

Originally Posted by CrunchinJelly

Just remember this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009CV1OVC/

It isn't included with the 12GB.

Is that included with other versions?
Oemenia
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(01-24-2013, 07:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Joni

Does it sit in the same bay? Because it still requires you to buy a seperate accessory to load a new HDD unlike in every other model.

Anyway, buy the 12 GB, stuff a 1 TB HDD in there.

IIRC it does, again given the read speeds and failure rates of normal HDDs, it would've been quite useful especially when it comes to modding in the future.
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I bought a 12gb model and put my own HDD into it. You don't have to use the official caddy to install a HDD
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(01-24-2013, 07:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fezzan

I looked on shopto and thought they must not sell consoles (I'm really bad at looking), do you have a link?

errrrr sort of, shoptos banned so you're going to have to do some c+ping.

£190 with brink
£200 with FIFA
£200 with LBP Kart
£200 with sonic all stars racing

there's other bundles there too.

Originally Posted by Fezzan

Is that included with other versions?

Yeah, its what holds the hard drive in place.

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