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Following speculation that a 'slim' model was in the pipeline Sony officially announced the PS3 CECH-2000 on August 18, 2009 at the Sony Gamescom press conference. The PS3 slim (officially called the PS3 CECH-2000) will feature an upgradeable 120GB hard drive and is 33% smaller, 36% lighter, and consumes 34% less power than previous models. The cooling system has been redesigned and Cell processor has moved to a 45nm manufacturing process.

The PS3 slim will also include support for BRAVIA Sync allowing control of the console over HDMI and will run quieter than previous models but no longer has the ability to install third party operating systems such as Linux. The PS3 slim will be priced at $299/€299/£249/¥29980 and is scheduled to be released on September 1, 2009 in North America, Europe and Australia and on September 3, 2009 in Japan and New Zealand. GameStop and Amazon.com both list the shipping date as August 25, 2009. FCC filings also reveal a second slim model, the 250GB CECH-2000B.
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Brand:  Sony
Category:  Console
Developer:  SCEI
Release Date:  September 2009
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review by . August 23, 2009
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Just released in the USA! Gamers can now get their hands on a brand new 'slim' version of the Sony PS3 console.  The new Slim PS3 should offer the same gaming experience as the old "phat" version and is now available for pre-order.  The new redesigned console features a new smaller (and more efficient) 45-nanometer computer chip, slimmer form factor, and a 120GB hard drive.  Although the new 45-nanometer chip is much more energy efficient than the 65-nanometer chip used …
review by . August 26, 2009
posted in The Gaming Hub
The PS3 is getting slimmer and is getting a $100 price tag cut.  With that in mind, those who don't own a PS3 just might have some reason to get it.  Well, depending on some things.  In the end, the hardware is only as good as the software.  I've got a pretty detailed review on the Playstation 3 here.  So we're mostly going to talk about the PS3 slim and what the difference between the two units is.  There isn't exactly a whole lot we can say.  But there are certain …
Quick Tip by . August 20, 2009
Definitely not as aesthetically pleasing, the new PS3 slim should grab some market share with its low price tag! 36% weight loss!
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