In September 2012, Sony released the third model of their PlayStation 3 gaming console. The new PS3, dubbed the Super Slim, is smaller than the previous PS3 models and contains several significant hardware changes. Sony chucked the slot-loading optical drive in favor of a sliding door, redesigned the motherboard, and shrunk the cooling fan.
Follow along as I crack open the Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim.
For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, PS3 Super Slim teardown reveals hardware changes, but no real upgrades.
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