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So I might be interested in picking up a PS3. I already have a 360 with most of the 3rd party games and a PS4 with most of the remasters. I know the fat model can play ps2 disks and the others can't but I'm afraid it might break down soon if I buy one now. Plus it's ugly and takes up a lot of space. So I'm thinking of getting either a slim or super slim model. Is there a major difference between them? Or is there a particular reason I should get a fat model?
I like games and anime. My favorite games include the following: Mother 1-3, Final Fantasy VI, Chrono Cross, Zelda LA-ALttP-OoT-MM-ALBW, and Super Smash Bros.
I've seen about four friends' super Slims break down over the years and I've seen two fats die over the years but never a slim. The super Slims look and feel like junk and are honestly poorly made. From my personal experience, go with the Slims. I think they look the best too. Main difference between the slim and super slim is the super slim uses a little less power and is top loading and looks awful. It's up to you though.
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I don't think there is any available data suggesting that either the Slim or Super Slim is more reliable than the other. I've owned both and I slightly prefer the Slim. It looks classier and it being front loaded means it is more versatile in regards to where you can place it. The Super Slim being top loaded means it's not ideal for a narrow shelf. The Slim is however a bit larger, heavier and less energy efficient.
In my personal opinion, the difference between Slim and Super Slim is not a big deal. I never regretted buying a Super Slim after getting rid of the regular Slim even though I slightly prefer the latter. They play the same games and that's what I care about. I wouldn't pay extra for a Slim but I would pick one if they were the same price.
It's still "working" but gets extremely loud within a couple of minutes (did this from the start but the time it takes got significantly shorter over time). And when turned off it always makes a buzzing, high pitched sound, I suppose one of the capacitors is dying, but I have no idea how to find out which one... My "super" slim basically works perfect like on day 1, it got slightly louder over the years though ofc, they all do...
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