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Hello my boyfriend accidentally dropped his playstation 3 slim on the floor and now when he turns it on the screen is completely white but you can still hear the playstation coming on, can anyone tell me what's wrong with it and how much it's gonna cost roughly to get it fixed. Thanks :)

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I can tell you exactly what has happened as I did the same with my PS3. The motherboard has been fractured and to fix this there is only 1 way and that is Discard that PS3 and go and buy a new 1 as it will cost you more than a new console to fix. Sorry but this is all that can be done if you want the cheaper way out as when I dropped mine it was going to cost me $476.85 AUD to repair it that includes the parts and labour as you can see it would be cheaper to discard the old 1 a buy a new console.

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Hmm it could be a Hardware issue. I reccommend you phone the Sony helpline, they will help you through the process and if your lucky replace your old console. As you said the console is over one year old the warranty has mostly run out. But give it a try, they may still agree to replace your Playstation3.

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