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      12-24-2008, 06:39 PM   #1
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Looking to buy a PS3!

Hi guys, I'm looking to buy a new PS3 in the next couple of days. Since I don't really want to pay retail price + tax, I'm looking towards getting it off eBay. I've seen PS3's going from all different prices on eBay, and some of the cheaper ones, no one is bidding on.... Is there something I should look for when I purchase my PS3? I know there are different size hard drives (80 gb, 160 gb, etc..), but is there anything else thats different between all the PS3's that are out? Anyone ever purchase one off eBay? Any advice would help me out.. THANKS!
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      12-24-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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eh well PS3s are notorious for having no problems

Just beware of the scratches...

www.froogle.com incase you don't want to buy from ebay
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      12-24-2008, 06:43 PM   #3
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eh well PS3s are notorious for having no problems

Just beware of the scratches...

www.froogle.com incase you don't want to buy from ebay
Well a lot of the ones on eBay, say "new, never opened, sealed" Should I believe that?
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tell em to give you pics if they say so
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tell em to give you pics if they say so
Ok, thanks for the advice... Any differences between all the PS3s out? Besides the GB size...
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The 60GB is the most coveted model because it was the only one that had backwards compatibility with PS2 and PS1 games.
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The 60GB is the most coveted model because it was the only one that had backwards compatibility with PS2 and PS1 games.
Do they still sell 60gb?
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Do they still sell 60gb?
no
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hey I have a ps3 brand new i can sell to you for 380 shipped. it has an 80g hd. My ebay name is kash4kicks you can check it out and PM me if interested thanks
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hey I have a ps3 brand new i can sell to you for 380 shipped. it has an 80g hd. My ebay name is kash4kicks you can check it out and PM me if interested thanks
I just checked eBay, and you have nothing for sale.... Can you PM me with all the details and pics... Is the box still sealed?
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20gb ps3 - Black only, 4 usb ports, SACD support, Ps2 compatibility (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

40gb ps3 - black, white, silver, gun-metal gray, WI-Fi, 2 usb ports (NOtE: you must buy the PAL version to obtain the other colors) (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

60gb ps3 - black, 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, Flash Card Reader, SACD support, Ps2 compatibility (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

(previous)80gb ps3 - black, 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, Flash card reader, SACD support, Ps2 compatible (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

(Current)80gb ps3 - black, 2 usb ports, Wi-Fi, (IN PRODUCTION)

160gb ps3 - black, 2 usb ports, Wi-Fi (IN PRODUCTION)
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20gb ps3 - Black only, 4 usb ports, SACD support, Ps2 compatibility (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

40gb ps3 - black, white, silver, gun-metal gray, WI-Fi, 2 usb ports (NOtE: you must buy the PAL version to obtain the other colors) (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

60gb ps3 - black, 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, Flash Card Reader, SACD support, Ps2 compatibility (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

(previous)80gb ps3 - black, 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, Flash card reader, SACD support, Ps2 compatible (NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION)

(Current)80gb ps3 - black, 2 usb ports, Wi-Fi, (IN PRODUCTION)

160gb ps3 - black, 2 usb ports, Wi-Fi (IN PRODUCTION)
Wow! Thanks for the info...

How hard is it to get the 80gb PS3 with the 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, flash card, etc....?
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Wow! Thanks for the info...

How hard is it to get the 80gb PS3 with the 4 usb ports, Wi-Fi, flash card, etc....?
You can find them online; craigslist, ebay, google shopping. You shouldn't have a hard time.
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