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      11-14-2007, 06:01 PM   #23
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I just added an xbox 360 prem to my collection.. Got it on ebay for $235... I just coudlnt stand the PS3 not having any good games out.. I am still keeping the PS3 in hopes times will change.
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      11-15-2007, 01:20 AM   #24
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yea i saw that add on the ps3 site. you have to mail in the upc off box and wait like 2-3 weeks. thanks for info

i bought a ps3 40gb and monster ps3 hdmi cable on newegg w/ fedex 3 day shipping for rounded $515. saved about $40 dollars from not paying taxes in stores. not bad

shiet i missed the 5 free dvd.
http://www.bluraysavings.com/Summer_...Order_Form.pdf
that you got a ps3

about the blu-rays

i can't remember where, but i remembered seeing one of the business chains having a sale on blu-rays...it was like 20 bucks each right now?
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      11-15-2007, 03:08 AM   #25
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that you got a ps3

about the blu-rays

i can't remember where, but i remembered seeing one of the business chains having a sale on blu-rays...it was like 20 bucks each right now?
Theres a sale on amazon right now for blu-ray. Buy 1 get one free. Works out to about 10-12 dollars each movie including free shipping!
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      11-15-2007, 04:25 PM   #26
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that you got a ps3

about the blu-rays

i can't remember where, but i remembered seeing one of the business chains having a sale on blu-rays...it was like 20 bucks each right now?
i have the xbox hd player along with blu-ray now. for future on ps3 i just need to order a usb 2.0 hub and a usb media card reader and it will be better then the 80gb ps3.
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Like Sony has done in the past though, they come up with better format or compression yada yada but it doesn't take off because they put to many restrictions in place in order to use it. You would think they would learn their lesson, but no. Blu-ray will die despite being superior, so don't buy a ps3 for that.
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Backwards compatibility is overrated imo. It's rare that I play an older game through again. Most often, I load it up, play it for a few mins, realize it wasn't as good as I remembered and then load a newer game and play that instead.
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Like Sony has done in the past though, they come up with better format or compression yada yada but it doesn't take off because they put to many restrictions in place in order to use it. You would think they would learn their lesson, but no. Blu-ray will die despite being superior, so don't buy a ps3 for that.
What restrictions does blu-ray have that HD-DVD doesnt?
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Theres a sale on amazon right now for blu-ray. Buy 1 get one free. Works out to about 10-12 dollars each movie including free shipping!
sounds like a kick ass deal

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i have the xbox hd player along with blu-ray now. for future on ps3 i just need to order a usb 2.0 hub and a usb media card reader and it will be better then the 80gb ps3.
awesome

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Backwards compatibility is overrated imo. It's rare that I play an older game through again. Most often, I load it up, play it for a few mins, realize it wasn't as good as I remembered and then load a newer game and play that instead.
eh, I'm a big gamer and I would love to have it..makes life a lot easier and when I do play older games, I play them for awhile..so yeah.
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Like Sony has done in the past though, they come up with better format or compression yada yada but it doesn't take off because they put to many restrictions in place in order to use it. You would think they would learn their lesson, but no. Blu-ray will die despite being superior, so don't buy a ps3 for that.
Blu ray has more support and backing... The only reason HD-DVD is around is blu ray is more expensive at the moment, but prices are coming down.. If you look at the raw data that blu ray can hold vs HD-DVD is like comparing a dual layer DVD around 8.5 gigs (blu ray) to a 700mb CD (HD-DVD).
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      11-17-2007, 01:20 PM   #32
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hey hl0m4n,

check out this link:

http://bluraysavings.com/bluraysavings_usa.pdf

i think you might still be able to get those blu-rays if you're still interested..
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      11-17-2007, 01:36 PM   #33
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hey hl0m4n,

check out this link:

http://bluraysavings.com/bluraysavings_usa.pdf

i think you might still be able to get those blu-rays if you're still interested..
hey thanks man for that linky. for some reason the coupon i clicked on the ps3 site was outdated. but the one you gave me didn't end. thanks mang
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np man, anything for another e90poster
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Yea 60gb is the best because its compatible with the PS2 games. and i dont think the 80gb can play PS2 games, but 60gb is still a lot, so i wouldnt buy the 80gb one because i own a 360 and even if i try i cant fill the 20gb HDD!
agreed.

Plus you can always buy a bigger hard drive.
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