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After playing for a while the fans in the consol speed up and make alot more noise than usual this hasnt happened before.

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This is normal. It just means the internal temperature is getting high. Nothing to worry about but if it happens a lot you may need to locate it in a better ventilated spot. In a cabinet is not a good spot. On a cabinet is.

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Allways put ps3 in a good ventillated spot away from heat ;radiator soforth ;could be over heating i put a fan blowin on it to keep cool '

Posted on May 02, 2010

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