This test that under normal operating conditions with no external items inserted into places where they shouldnt be the PS3 consoles lives on thru anything that has been thrown at it.
Some people have too much money and time in their hands.
couldn't agree more with you MK.. but then why post it ?:)
With 9 bubbles and so many news posts + first comments on N4G in many newsarticles I think you don't have less time on your hands then that dude
Oh mart the hypocrocy! Ignorance makes me laugh, Thanks for brighten my day. Lol
Thanks for awesome quote Merc. I thought it was a fun story :) To TheMART, I don't have a PS3 and certainly don't intend to kill it when I buy one.
I was wondering if you play Texas Hold'em? I was playing it yesterday on the 360 and somebody had your avatar.
Wow, no. That wasn't me but cool. The only online games that I used to play are Counter Strike and Warcraft 3. Nowadays I have shifted all my focus on singleplayer games and specially RPGs (Still playing original Fallout sometimes!).
The difference between "MK_Red" and "TheMART" is that "MK_Red" is possibly the most respected person on this site, while "TheMART" is considered the most asinine by many.
I'll co-sign with foliage. Mkred is one of the best contributors to this site. And to the Mart, the reason Mkred has 9 bubbles is because his comments aren't complete immature fanboy crap like 99.9% of yours.
Lmao, the stuff they done to their PS3 is incredible, makes you feel really 'safe' with the console. That's not a 360 dig, just a statement of fact. i'm still grieving the loss of my 360...
This is what you do when you dont have any games to play.
plays their "console" on a timeshare. 8D
So it's good to know that my PS3 may last for a while with out breaking.
The title is wrong - the Blu-ray didn't kill the PS3, the people testing it did by putting something inside they shouldn't have. If it weren't for them doing that, the PS3 would have lasted pretty much everything they threw at it. Shows what a solid piece of equipment it is.
Its funny because i just got my PS3 yesterday and I was thinking how reliable it is compared to the 360, my 360 broke down on me on sunday and thats why I went out and got me a PS3. These test that they run on the PS3 could never be done on the 360 it would die in an hour, I guess you get what you pay for and I'm really happy with the PS3. I'm having more fun with the games and features that the PS3 has over the 360. I'm sorry to say this but over all in terms of quality the PS3 is way better. To Tammar: "With 9 bubbles and so many news posts + first comments on N4G in many newsarticles I think you don't have less time on your hands then that dude." Its funny how you say that but all you do is come on this site and trash talk about the PS3, maybe your the one with too much time on his hands. To Bazookajoe_83: I know it might start a war but we all know its true, hell I just got sick and tired of people talking about how the 360 is better when its not I have the damn thing. I mean the 360 is great but not that great all they said is that the PS3 has no games now it does, then they say its crap when its not. My friend sent his 360 back 3 times already and it still fks up on him and mine just broke down on me on sunday. MS needs to fix the problem instead od throwing a bandaid on it and sending it back to people. And those 360 fanboys need to STFU already the system isn't all that for you guys to be coming here every single day and trash talking about the PS3.
that will start a war ;-)
I feel ya. Like I said many times before that I'm on my third 360 so I know the feeling about it breaking on me. I also agree with you that if the 360 was put through this test it probably would have broke. But as for the games at the moment the 360 has a solid library with many more good titles to come. But I am also looking forward to all the games that are coming out for the PS3 starting in September. It's a good time for all gamers on both systems so let the fight begin.
DEADEND Did the same, haven't looked back, welcome in joining millions of satisfied PS3 users
An angry 360 owner. But anyway both Sony and MS are fixing their weakness. Sony is building up PS3 library and MS is fixing the RROD problem.
OMG, click the story info. This story has only 9 approvals out of 10 and yet it's full approved, how is that possible?
everyone has different "approving points". the N4G staffs have 5 or probably 10. most of the ones with higher scores have 2 which means when they approve a story it will be counted as 2 people approving it. hope that helped.
Count the people's approving points. I knew that but 1+1+2+2+1+1+1= 9!
well i guess people need to know what can actualy blow a ps3 since it won't die on it's own
So damn they'll try anything to get a PS3 to break but the 360 on the other hand....:(
WOW so it wasn't actually the PS3 failing more down to the method of testing they used :) Still who would want to purposely try to kill there €600 investment?
I cant believe this, last time I heard they put the ps3 in a room below avarage weather, then left it on for like 2 months, whats next? play it underwater? they misunderstood the name of the console so ill help u. Is a "PLAYSTAION" not a "TESTSTATION"
does anybody else find it weird that ppl are trying to kill PS3s?
But the key word is TRYING.
Well, the official ps3 blog did mention them (as their friends no less), so I am sure they were compensated for their loss. Had the finding showed the ps3 break easily, then that would of been a different story ;)
I don't think its wierd at all that they are doing these tests. It makes it a lot easier to spend that much if you know its near indestructable.
PS3 is sure tough. It likes saunas, freezers, not melting thermometers though. I liked the story where a guy's young son took a pee all over it. All he had to do was replace the cable and it was OK. I personally have clocked up 118 hrs on Oblivion (I know pitiful) and it's only frozen 4 times. But that was near the end of a couple of 8hr sessions. Ps, I've played heaps of other games on the system, I'm just making the point it does'nt freeze up very often.
I just played Warhawk for 9 hours straight (excluding bathroom/food breaks) and not a single hiccup. Damn I'm tired. I've heard that Oblivion is pretty buggy, thats probably why it froze.
Oh I know that the 360 has the best line up of games right now and its only going to get better along with time(HALO3), but so will the PS3 hell look at the line up this year and whats even better is the line up for next year. Its just fkd up how 360 fanboys say that SONY don't care about the PS3 owners but look at all the stuff people are really getting, plus look at what MS is doing to 360 owners their sh1tting on people man we all know that. I paid 400 for a system that breaks down on me and is missing a ton of features that it should have but don't. Then they say that their coming out with a premium with hdmi now what about all the other people that already has one what we fkd up thats not right. Do understand what I'm saying because when you think about it its MS that doesn't care about the consumers, and they need to see that.
I understand your feelings a 100%. My third system is a 360 Elite and the only reason I purchased the Elite was for the HDMI connection. Now they are releasing the Premium with it. I'm not a fanboy of Sony or MS. But MS is fkd up when it came to the customers. I never talked to a representative from Sony about the PS3. But as for the 360 I feel I know everybody in India and I never been to that country, I live in America. So DEADEND you will never get any arguments from me about MS. You're a victim just like me and alot of other MS customers. You have every right to speak your mind.
Actually... the PS3 help people are in America. Not to be predjudiced against any group of people, but it was nice to not have to ask "what?" every three seconds, compared to whenever I have to call Windows help line...
how much heat can that thing handle. Incredible.the melting thermometer caused it to fail lol.
it was THE SAME UNIT AS THE ONE THEY PUT IN A SAUNA! sorry bout the caps but still, that is preetyy amazin' - it wasn't even the console's fault for finally breking, it was the thermometer (the 360 could last longer cos u wouldn't have to use a thermometer - it already has one built in - it's revolutionary cos instead of giving a reading in numbers it gives the reading in red semi-circles)
Is their a thermometer than can handle the heat my 360 puts out?????
the PS3 is indeed a monster... no, i really mean it. i think there's some kind of organic, living being, resistant to extreme heat and cold that lives inside of the gigantic chasis. it explains why it tried to bite me when i put in the Warhawk disc the other day... unfortunately, it doesn't have a resistance to thermometers. good to know.
I'm still trying to understand this mangled sentence: "This test that under normal operating conditions with no external items inserted into places where they shouldnt be the PS3 consoles lives on thru anything that has been thrown at it." Whoever wrote that should have all of his fingers broken, his computer destroyed, and be under strict orders on pain of death never to write anything ever again.
I just kinda scanned the story but did they say they ran the PS3 for 6 days?!?!?! I was a bit worried yesterday when i had Warhawk on from noon till around 1am! Yea 13 hours straight with 2 other friends in the house! And when i pulled my Johhny Drama move "everyone get the F*CK OUT" they seemed sad! not to be a fanboy but that was more gameplay then Bio Shock in one day! WOW this Warhawk game is crazy fun hey i feel kinda like a 360guy! Instead of Bio Shock this Bio Shock that its going to be Warhawk this and Warhawk that Warhawk alone will test my PS3 in all quilty standerds! Thank you Sony
I ran my ps3 for 4 months without turning it off, folding 60% of the time (while i wasn't home). It never once even gave a hiccup.
There are people out there that haven't turn it off since launch. 13 hours of Warhawk won't hurt it. I have a 4 day weekend so that means 4 days of Warhawk!!!!!
"After further investigation we discovered the reason the console had failed was due to the “internal thermal guage” we had placed thru the tray, the solenoid had melted itself to the console board and caused the killing of a PS3 console."
OutLAw "But as for the 360 I feel I know everybody in India " Hahaha so true.
"Was it really possibly after the torture of the last tests on “How to kill a ps3 console” that we had succeeded, keeping in mind that this was the same console." I'm surprised it lasted that long.
it wasnt killed by blu ray movies. it was killed by an external thermometer
And it was the same unit that was tested in the first phase of testing. It shouldn't have lasted that long to begin with, yet it did. It was ultimately broken due to an attachment. Even the television had to be reset half way through the tests because it wasn't set up for these conditions.
The real question is... how hot was it that the THERMOMETER, a device meant to read and withstand high temperatures, melted? I know it says the last recorded temperature on the link... but I refuse to believe that any company would release a thermometer that couldn't handle 200 degrees.
My Playstation 3 still looking as new as when I bought it many months ago. "PS3 killed Blu-ray Movie-Don't try this at home" They just mess up their PS3 and be writing what happens to it. That's just their problems. Hardcore/real gamers don't have any problems with their PS3. Xbox 360 would have die fast if they test it. Playstation 3 have more special features/it's a complete built in gaming console/what more can you ask for? I'm straight.
I ask for custom soundtracks. Thats all though. Oh, I also ask for more friends that have a PS3, I only know two other people and neither of them are ever online.
You can ask for the most important thing for a gaming console "Games" that too AA or AAA, which are not there.
it was cold blood murder long live PS3 :)
It could be that the Playstation brand itself could be killed by Blu-Ray. If Blu-Ray loses what will they market then "games"? because they don't have any and Blu-Ray vs HD DVD is "FAR" from over with Blu-Ray losing exclusive deals. Thank god I have MK_Red on ignore, Jesus f-ing Christ I get tired of him jocking for bubbles. "Look I'm MK I'm first vote for me I have no friends and live to serve N4G" GO play a game buddy after all that is why we are all here to read news and then go PLAY GAMES! (opps unless you only own a PS3 then I guess you can't play any games)
I had a PS3 die on me...it was off when I came home from work,I had left it on folding and when I got back it was dead. As in no power,nothing. I took it back to best buy and they replaced it,so I may have had the first PS3 to bite the dust.
I will inject the PS3 with my own sperm until the system cease to operate. Stay tuned to this threads for future updates.
Doent matter which PS3 or PS55000.
on a scale from 1-10 on how much fun the ps3 is to play,big 0,thats the only thing i look at,games its got nothing. oooohhh i forgot warhawk have fun with your one game.As far as my Xbox breaking down i dont mind brand new sh!t. as long as my warranty gets extended,like it has,you get a new one until the bugs are worked out. Im happy with my purchase. I have had no problems with ms standing behind its product.and in the end thats all that counts will my sh!t be replaced or fix if broken.
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