How much is an 80GB PS3 worth?

How much is an 80GB PS3 worth?

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Sale Date ▲ ▼ Title ▲ ▼ ▲ ▼ Price
2021-11-17 Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 80GB Black CECHK01 Working w/ 1 Game & 1 Controller $50.00
2021-11-16 Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 40GB FAT Black Console – CONSOLE ONLY – Tested & Working $89.99
2021-11-14 Sony PlayStation 3 ps3 80GB Black Console only $11.20

Is PS3 hard drive SATA?

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.

Does a PS3 have a SATA cable?

At £56 from Amazon, it’s a bit of a bargain. Now, many people have asked the question as to whether a hybrid drive is worth it, bearing in mind that the PS3 only uses SATA 1, which has a maximum throughput of 150MB/s. The answer is yes.

Why are PS3 still so expensive?

It is a custom cell-processor designed and made explicitly for Sony. So for the entire existence of the PS3, Sony will be required to custom-order the CPU. There might be a stock-clearance sale at one point, but looking at the BOM, the PS4 is possibly already cheaper to produce today than the PS3 is.

What is SATA drive?

Introduced in 2003, SATA (or Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is the default interface for most desktop and laptop hard drives. They are referred to as SATA hard drives, but they are actually rotary hard drives with spinning platters and a moving needle that writes data to consecutive sectors on each platter.

Will any 2.5 HDD work with PS3?

The PS3 is compatible with just about any 2.5-inch SATA notebook hard disk. Both 5400- and 7200-RPM drives should work fine. The PS3 has a built-in software backup utility that can copy the PS3’s hard-drive contents to an external storage device, such as a USB thumb drive or a memory stick.

Can you put PS3 hard drive into laptop?

Yes, you can. The PS3 uses SATA drives. You can just take that drive out, wipe/partition/format it on a PC and it will work.

Is 80GB hard disk good?

Better than not having a laptop! 2GB of RAM and 80GB HDD is fine for basic Windows/Linux stuff. In fact, the 80GB is overkill unless you want to save documents or data. You can easily run Windows 7 or Windows 10 in 20GB or 40GB Going beyond that, increasing the RAM to 4GB (cheap!)