What would be the cheaper (better) alternative?

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  1. ShiroPrime

    ShiroPrime blargh

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    I have an 80 GB PS3 which has recently run out of memory space. I have already tried to delete unnecessary data, but I just can't delete anymore as there will be tons of new games I will be picking up. Which of the two alternatives do you guys suggest?

    A. Try trading it in for a newer model with more room in its HDD. I consider this because the model I own is the 80 GB type, backwards compatible with ALL PS games (PSX-PS3), and therefore might not have to spend that much on a trade. Another reason is that all the games I owned on early systems have been made available on the PSN and/or re-released in HD--owning a fully backwards compatible PS3 is no longer an issue for me. Besides, my PS3 is quite old, and I am rather afraid it will croak thus having made it inevitable in getting a new model.

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    B. Swap out the HDD for a 500 GB type, hold on to my current model longer, and send it to Sony for repairs in the case that it craps out.
     
  2. Starfire22

    Starfire22 Wall crawling menace!

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    Get the slim.
     
  3. ShiroPrime

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    Alright then, Slim it is! I'll look into the details myself, but just tell one thing: transferring purchased games--easy or hard?
     
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    Starfire22 Wall crawling menace!

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    I've never done it, so I can't tell you.
     
  5. ShiroPrime

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    Fair enough, thanks!
     
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    Gordon_4 The Big Engine

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    As long as you can hook them up to a network and a television, transferring of purchases is a piece of piss. There's a migration wizard that basically de-authorizes the old unit and authorizes the new one with your account. Transfer time will vary based on network speed and amount of data.
     
  7. ShiroPrime

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    Awesome, I have just what I need then.
     

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