Does the PS3 super slim have a hard drive?
We noticed our new PS3 super-slim came fitted with a 7.5mm, 500GB hard drive. 7.5mm drives are typically used in slim laptops like ultrabooks, due to being thinner than standard 9.5mm drives. That said, the PS3’s hard drive slot is large enough to accommodate 9.5mm drives should you wish to use one.
Can you add an external hard drive to a PS3?
Luckily, gamers can just plug an external HDD into the console’s USB port and use that make room on the internal drive. One thing you need to remember is that the hard drive needs to be formatted to use – this means that every single thing on the drive will be deleted before you can use it.
Can you use external hard drive with PS3?
What type of hard drive does PS3 Slim use?
SATA hard drives
The PlayStation 3 is designed to run with 9.5mm high, 2.5-inch SATA hard drives – the exact same models found in most modern laptop computers. As SATA is effectively an open standard, you can pair your PS3 with any device that uses the interface.
Where is the hard drive on a PS3 Slim?
Slim. To get the hard drive out of a Slim PS3, you need to turn it off, turn it over and pull off a little plastic flap on its underside. It should be pretty clear, sitting towards the front of the bottom plate. This flap will reveal a little screw that keeps a piece of plastic in place just under the Blu-ray drive.
How do you open the hard drive on a PS3?
Step 1 Hard Drive. Turn the PS3 over and lay it on its backside. Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pop up the small access door on the bottom cover near the front of the PS3. Remove the blue Phillips screw hidden under the access door.
Can I get an OWC SSD for my PS3?
Thanks to this replacement caddy, I was able to get a OWC SSD in my Playstation 3. I went from a 60 GB hard drive to a 240 GB SSD. More space and a much faster drive! I see I am not the only person who had a problem with screws being stripped when attempting to remove the hard drive from the original Playstation 3.
How do I replace my PS3 Slim’s SATA hard drive?
Use this guide to replace your PlayStation 3 Slim’s SATA hard drive with a much larger hard drive or a much faster SSD. Turn the PS3 over and lay it on its backside. Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pop up the small access door on the bottom cover near the front of the PS3. Remove the blue Phillips screw hidden under the access door.