Appears that the PS3 is going to be pretty quiet and the power supply is internal. Good news, but that brings up the heat issue.
I think they're gonna have far worse overheating issues than the whole 3% of 360s that had problems...
can understand nothing
A lot more than 3% had problems according to reports.
It's just as quiet as the slimline PS2 (29 Db). That's like the quietness of a library. Apparently the amount of heat is pretty much nonexistent as well, which is so crazy that even I'm having trouble believing it. But all the sites keep saying it, so I'll just have to take their word.
This is the complete opposite of the 360, which is hot and noisy. Even with my friend's speakers pumped up all the way, we could still hear that sucker churning away.
In response to Sir Nathaniel's comment, here's an interesting article on Microsoft admitting to a higher-than-average failure rate for its 360s: http://gear.ign.com/article...
Seriously if I knew you in person I would just hate you the first day I met you. "This is the complete opposite of the 360, which is hot and noisy. Even with my friend's speakers pumped up all the way, we could still hear that sucker churning away." I person like you wouldn't have a friend that owns a 360, they would endup shooting your and not even allowing you to enter their homes. You can be anoying online I can only imagine in person. You would say anything that comes out of your a** (mouth). They should come up with a voting system where people like you are blocked from posting on XBox 360 article/news. We all know what you are going to say. I don't hear my 360 at all. I tell you sometimes it makes me think twice before opening an article on this site cause I know I will be reading some stupid PS3 fanboy comments. What even happen with the rules? Isn't DJ an extreme fanboy? Shouldn't he be kicked out?
Some will over heat and some wont. I have a friend with the slim PS2 that gets hot after about 45 min. But it is silent. I also had a friend with a 360 that get very very very hot. I'm glad I got a good unit. But lets not wish so much negativity on the PS3. There is just to much of that right now. I think there will be some deffective units but I do not want to try and predict how many. We are all gamers just think about how much that sucks. And really it is not a funny thing. Some people cant aford to replace a faulty unit.
of most new electronics (atleast consoles). 360 had issues at launch so would the ps3. i dont want to be negative, but i think ps3 could have higher defective rates considering that cell, blue-ray are new technology and the ps3 is the first thing using them and using them together. also ps3 release is little rushed, if there were no 360 sony would probably launched ps3 in spring2007 to the earliest.
i think it is always wise to wait for few months, because if yours is defective it is double the pain....
the 360 was rushed more than the ps3, u can tell this by the luanch games. they were not impressive and did not vary, but the ps3 games are ok and do vary.
Call of Duty 2 and PGR 3 don't vary? (Not to mention CoD2 turned heads in the industry with its absolutely astounding attach rate)
And games like Geometry Wars on Live weren't different either? (Not to mention the over 50% conversion from demo to purchase that sent those heads rolling down the stairs)
Maybe you meant the lack of innovation, like the freely downloadable demos and videos on Live, or the added content you could download, or the free themes and cars you could get from demo units with a memory card.
Or maybe you were talking about followup titles like Oblivion and DOA4 that not only totally rounded out the 360 library within its first 6 months, but also sold amazingly well.
Could be any of those.
WAIT a second, these dev. units wouldn't be using blu-ray or dvd discs for the demos. So the demos would of course be on the HDD.
So without blu-ray games being played it's quiet, that kind of deflates this hype.
The loudest thing in the 360 is the DVD-Drive. That thing roars to life.
Because it spins so damn fast, 16x I think. The ps3 bluray drive is supposed to be only 2x so it should generate less noise.
Now that you mention it, yeah I think the 360 does generate its share of noise, but the funny thing is I never thought about how much noise my 360 made. I've played countless times, along with about 20 different friends/associates altogether and no one ever mentioned to me how loud my 360 was.....oh well, I guess we were just to busy enjoying the games. Come on Sonyfanboys, your BS is getting weaker and weaker. You guys should be much more worried about the potential for "overheating" issues with the PS3, instead of always focusing on the 360, as if PS3 will have a perfect launch. BTW, DJ if you could still hear the "CHURNING" from the 360 with "your friends SPEAKERS PUMPED UP ALL THE WAY", then well maybe he should get rid of that old black and white 13" TV and invest in a "slightly" newer model...and if buy chance you were referring to surround speakers then maybe he actually needs to plug them in. No need to thank me, I'm here to help.
how can you disagree with that statement. if you can hear your 360 over the sound of your tv, then you need to take it off mute. or as feral said get a new one. that is sad just plain sad
This news says it's freaking mute with minimal heat.
So, where's the incredible overheating huh ?
but we have read about some consoles already overheating. the reason why i posted this article was to ask the quetion if maybe the air flow within the PS3 is not adequate enough to disperse the heat from the cpu, internal battery, and the rest of the components inside. its great that its silent, or close to as the article states, but at what cost? for the thing to overheat and crash all the time? just something to think about.peaz
whats funny is that ppl complain about the noize of the 360 but they dont complain about the noize of pcs wich are noizy too. i must admit that at first when i got my 360 i thought that the dvd drive was a bit loud compared to my original xbox but once u get used to it it aint that bad and it aint like its that loud that u cant have a conversation in the same room as the 360. what about all the everyday noize like cars planes ppl ambulances police fire engines and so on i dont hear ppl complaining about those noizes wich are way louder than a gaming console just think about it.
you made a good point about the PC noise which is a lot noisier. i use my PC and play games on it, yet i hardly notice it at all.
this noise issue, if it was ever that much of an issue, is blown way out of proportion.
My 360 was getting hot at first now it doesn't even get warm?. I predict the PS3 will melt and 8% will Die. The noise issue is the most rediculous BS thing to fight about, if it was the other way around ask yourselfs Sony fanboy's would you give a flying fuc.lol
First, why is your first sentence a question? Secondly, I predict that 12% of 360's that try to render a game (not upscale) in native 1080p will overheat because they're already having so much trouble staying cool when rendering in 720p. But guess what? My prediction and your prediction are absolutely meaningless because we have no idea what we're talking about. We don't test hardware or anything. For all you know 3% could die or 13% could die, we'll know soon enough anyway.
I do agree with your second point; the noise isn't that big of an issue and its kind of stupid to fight so much about it. I just wish you would make yourself easier to understand instead of misspelling so many words.
You understood my post just fine. I do agree with you on my spelling. I just wish you would'nt try to sound logical when you're a Sony fanboy in sheeps clothing, it would make yourself easier to understand.
I don't see how I'm a fanboy. I admit that the exclusive games that Sony has (Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, God of War, etc.) are the type of games I prefer over Microsofts titles (Oblivion, Gears of War, Halo, Splinter Cell, etc.) but I do readily admit that many of their games look very interesting to me, Blue Dragon especially. I also am really psyched about Nintendo's Wii console and will be getting that on launch to go with my ps3. I also plan on getting a 360 down the road after a price drop, HDMI adapter release, and after some of their best games (Gears, Blue Dragon, Dead Rising, Lost Planet) go down in price. I don't see why I'm automatically some sort of fanboy because I have a preference for certain games. And isn't the definition of a fanboy a gamer whose blind preference for everything one console produces and blind contempt for everything related to other consoles defies all logic? If I sound logical then how can I be a fanboy?
I don't think it's so much complaining about it being loud as it is applauding the fact that it's less loud. When I went from a PS2 to a PSTwo, I DEFINITELY noticed the drop in noise from the system, and was happy about it. When the fan and DVD drive in my computer show whirring, I definitely notice how quiter it gets. It's naturally not a reason to buy a console, but it is a PLUS, none-the-less.
I have heard people say it is loud. That's a nuisance more than a complaint or fault. I doubt anyone would say that they prefer loud to quiet, so I can only take this as good news.
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