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Old May 4, 2009, 02:33 PM
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The idea hit me suddenly. Has anyone here tried shoving an SSD into a PS3? Pointless yes; but damn fun nevertheless.

Anyone done this or heard of someone else doing this? After all, most SSD's ARE 2.5" form factor...
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Old May 4, 2009, 02:42 PM
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It's not really worth the cost....SSD is still way too expensive for my liking
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Old May 4, 2009, 03:16 PM
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i bet you could get load times down a lot . yes no i have not had a PlayStation since the ps2 so.
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Old May 4, 2009, 03:43 PM
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I also wonder if anyone ever use a Velociraptor on their PS3 :P
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Old May 4, 2009, 03:53 PM
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I also wonder if anyone ever use a Velociraptor on their PS3 :P

velociraptors are, dimensionally, 3.5" form factor, aren't they? The drive itself is 2.5" yes, but the heatsink around it wouldn't let it fit :o
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Considering you can't optimize the SSD for the ps3 it'll receive a lot of read/writes which would kill the drive faster.
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Old May 4, 2009, 04:12 PM
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Considering you can't optimize the SSD for the ps3 it'll receive a lot of read/writes which would kill the drive faster.
Likely not as fast as the next generation Playstation coming along

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Old May 4, 2009, 04:15 PM
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I wonder if this would be useful to keep the heat down in a PS3? Not saying I would be interested in this, as my PS3 is well-ventilated (but does fold 24/7, except for the odd game or movie), but in some cases if the heat is significantly less, it could help(???)
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Old May 4, 2009, 04:28 PM
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Considering you can't optimize the SSD for the ps3 it'll receive a lot of read/writes which would kill the drive faster.
The PS3 doesn't need to access the drive that often, does it? It can't kill it any more than regular usage in a desktop would. Plus, PS3's most of the time are either not on 24/7, or if they are, they're folding.
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a velociraptor in a PS# (assuming you removed the heatsink) would likely burn the PS3 to the ground lol
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