80GB PS3 pre-orders appear

A number of online retailers have begun taking pre-orders on Sony's new 80GB PS3, which will go on sale on August 27th.

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mayanja3811d ago

am getting my preorder

crillyconlig3810d ago (Edited 3810d ago )

replaceing my 60gig, what nM chips in it?

BulletToothtony3810d ago

which really sucks... i'm hoping for a late/early august release...

Rama262853810d ago

Wouldn't you be downgrading your PS3 by replacing your 60GB with the new 80GB?

The reason I say this is because it doesn't have the backwards compatibility, 4x USB ports, Card readers, etc....

Wouldn't you be better off just spending your money on a bigger hard drive??

otacon683810d ago

No smaller chips. 80GB version will be the same as 40GB, except double HDD size.

zo6_lover273810d ago

65nm CPU and 90nm GPU, just like the 40GB, the 60GB had 90nm for both cpu and gpu

crillyconlig3810d ago

thats why im getting the 80gig

jonboi243810d ago

Well I work A Toys R' US in Canada and I got to talk with a Sony PR. We had a good time talking about the PS3 and he was surprised that our store had 3 MGS4 80G PS3 Bundle because supposedly we weren't suppose to get any more. When I asked if it had anything to do with the new 80G Core PS3 Bundle he said yes. I asked when about well we see it, he said hopefully around early September. This shouldn't be considered as fact and it also should be noted that he represented Sony Canada.

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iamtehpwn3810d ago

why are people Preordering the New 80gb's when the current 80 comes with MGS4 and PS2-BC? It's Worth the extra $100.

LightningPS33810d ago

Just get your ass in gear.

80GB for $399 and 40GB for $299, holiday coming up.

PimpHandStrong3810d ago

even if i have never played a PS2 game on it


I do see a need to upgrade my harddrive sometime in the next year or two....its cheap so i might do b4 then

yea keep your 60GB

Topshelfcheese3810d ago

Ya, i love my original 60gb. But, I also still play PS2 games sometimes, and I put a 320gb drive in it.

juuken3810d ago (Edited 3810d ago )

Yeah, I'm keeping my 60gb. In the future I'll upgrade the space hopefully.
Lol and the phantom disagreer returns!

Amp3810d ago

Hope I can help balance it out for you Juuken:)

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