Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My PS3 will turn on and start up fine, but after about 5-10 minutes I'll begin getting green snow, just on the start up screen. If I put a game in, it gets worse with full screen crashing from regular black and white snow and it's jittery. This is bad because I am sure it's a GPU issue, and I fixed my XBOX 360 and two others with GPU issues, but don't have any idea how to fix my PS3 because I learned from reading how people fixed their 360's and no one has posted how to fix a PS3 (from what I can tell)! BTW, I am hooked up by HDMI but it's not a HDMI problem. Please help!
I have one of the fat ps3's and when I turn it on and leave it there it's ok, but when I start playing a game 1-3 minutes into the game I keep getting a notification saying the system is getting hot please turn off and wait for system to cool before turning it back on. This is very annoying please help
Posted on Apr 23, 2014
It's usually an issue with the PS3 not being compatable with the LED TV you are hooking it up to. I have the same problem and Sony has not figured out a way to fix this problem yet. It IS a hardware issue so new software updates will NOT fix it. The thing with the PS3 is that it is made to run on 480i perfectly, but once you try to display the picture on a higher resolution there will be lags and problems like this one. So, until I find a solution I have mine hooked up to a 480i box-set TV and it works fine. I sugest you do the same, or just get an LCD TV or a Plasma TV none of which have LED backlighting.
Posted on May 31, 2013
Mine does the same thing
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
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