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Sony Playstation3 the console seems to be overheating after turn on causing the unit to freeze up the video, the fan is running but in low speed, the powersupply is very hot to the touch what would cause the unit to be running so hot? thanks in advance for help

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  • plasmaman Oct 31, 2007

    did you recieve my response on the powersupply question you sent

  • plasmaman Oct 31, 2007

    thanks, I will buy the ps3 intercool unit and try it.The unit was manufactored feb of 2007. have you had any more like this one, can it be anything else?

  • plasmaman Nov 01, 2007

    were can I get this consle serviced?

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Seems to be the same issue as the Xbox 360 they have a cooling fan that attaches to the back of the system you can read about it here
http://www.gamepro.com/news.cfm?article_id=83117

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  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2007

    here is the link to purchase from ebgames

    http://www.ebgames.com/product.asp?cooki...

  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2007

    If you do a google search on ps3 overheating you will be suprised at everyone having your same problem. overheating is not good for the system if it keeps overheating its just a matter of time until more issue appear. (parts inside start to fry). PS3 is a computer in a small box. Just like my computer (servers at work) they are in a room with it's own cooling system that stays at 68 the cooler they are the better they work.

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    you could try someone like the site listed below, but I have never used them or any other for service.

    http://www.fixmyplaystation.com/?gclid=C...

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