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On my 60gb ps3 I was having problems with it freezing after 10-15 mins of gameplay on the loading screens, I have had it since around 2006 so my warrinty was up. I took it apart and cleaned all the dust out of the blue ray hard drive and top part of the ps3, I put it back together and it worked for about a month well it started freezing again so I took it apart and cleaned everything and replaced the thermal paste on the heat sinks I used Dynex silver compound and used the ps3 as soon as it was back together ,but nothing changed it still freezes after 1 round of Battle field 2 (15-20mins) the only thing that helped, no more dust in there the fan runs alot better now. Im going to do the Restore PS3 option now...Any suggestions with out replacing if possible??? :)

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Hi Max,

If your PS3 is freezing up then you need to stop the heat build up internally and to do this you will need to get it repaired.

Now you can send it in and they will fix it for you that is the standard method however bear in mind that there will be a repair charge of $150 for the fix which is quite steep!

The other way that you can fix it is by using a good PS3 Repair guide.

Just a quick word of advice though, make sure you check out these reviews of the top guides so you can be sure what they offer.

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Hope this helps.

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