After Hours

Cracking open the Sony PlayStation 3

Sony PlayStation 3 in pieces

Once the initial launch rush died down, we were able to finally buy a Sony PlayStation 3. After taking it for a test drive, I began the surprisingly easy disassembly process. Come along as we go inside the PS3 and see the hardware that makes Sony's $599 console tick.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...