• Sony PlayStation 3 Review


    PROS / The PlayStation 3 offers free online gameplay through the PlayStation Network.

    CONS / Multiplatform games tend to have performance issues on the PS3.

    VERDICT / 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.

    Sony PlayStation 3
    1. This is the number of games available only on this console.
      More is better
    2. 5 Sony PlayStation 3
      120 Games
    3. 75 Games
    4. 49 Games
    5. 180 Games
    6. Category Average
      322.11 Games

    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


    • 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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