Editor's Note: This information was taken directly from the Sony website.

Hard Drive: 2.5' Serial ATA (500GB)

Communication: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) IEEE 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)

A/V Output:

  • HDMI**: HDMI OUT connecter x 1
  • Analog: AV MULTI OUT connector x 1
  • Digital audio: DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) connector x 1

I/O: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) X 2

Dimensions: 290mm (w) x 60mm (h) x 230mm (d)

Weight: Approximately 2.1 kg

CPU: Cell Broadband Engine™

GPU: Reality Synthesizer

Memory:

  • 256MB XDR Main RAM
  • 256MB GDDR3 VRAM

Removable Media Slots: None

Optical Drive:

  • CD x 24
  • DVD x 8
  • BD x 2

Power: AC 120, 60Hz

Backwards Compatibility: Due to the availability of an extensive line-up of PS3™ system titles, the 500GB PS3™ system is not backwards compatible with PlayStation®2 titles, but does maintain backwards compatibility for some original PlayStation® titles.

 
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Sony PlayStation 3

Pros
The PlayStation 3 offers free online gameplay through the PlayStation Network.

Cons
Multiplatform games tend to have performance issues on the PS3.

The Verdict:
 6.57/10

Although it's a last-gen console, the Sony PlayStation 3 is still among the best gaming systems thanks to free online gaming and a huge roster of games.