You asked: Are all PS3 hard drives the same?

Can I use my old PS3 hard drive in a new one?

Comments: Shane’s assessment is correct. You cannot just slip in the old hdd, and get all your saves back.

Which PS3 HDD is best?

Top 5 Best SSD and Hard Drive for PS3 in 2021

Name Editor’s Rating Price
UGREEN USB C Hard Drive Enclosure 4.5/5 Check Price
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 5/5 Check Price
MaxDigital Gaming Hard Drive 4/5 Check Price
THU Internal SSD 5/5 Check Price

Can you put a 2TB hard drive in a PS3?

Although there are some people saying they have installed 2TB hard drive into PS3 successfully, there are also some people saying their PS3 can’t work after installing 2TB hard drive. Interface: The interface equipped on the PS3 console is SATA I (150 MB/s). … Here I recommend two PS3 internal hard drives to you.

Will formatting PS3 fix problems?

The PS3’s built-in formatting program must be used to fix a corrupted HDD. You will need a common household tool as the HDD must be removed from the game console in order to access the formatting function. Formatting the PS3’s HDD to fix it does not void the Sony warranty.

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Can you upgrade PS3 RAM?

The only console I know of that has expandable RAM is the N64… The RAM to the PS3 is the same as every other console, firmly soldered onto the main PCB.

What happens if I remove my PS3 hard drive?

Yes. It works fine after removing the HDD. It will just use the internal 12GB storage. The PS3 will work with the previous data that you had in your 12GB flash memory.

Can you use any hard drive in a PS3?

The PS3 is compatible with just about any 2.5-inch SATA notebook hard disk. Both 5400- and 7200-RPM drives should work fine. … The PS3 has a built-in software backup utility that can copy the PS3’s hard-drive contents to an external storage device, such as a USB thumb drive or a memory stick.

Can you replace PS3 hard drive with SSD?

While this is true for virtually every games console out there, PlayStation 3 is unique in that you can upgrade the stock hard drive with any kind of replacement you like – and that includes state-of-the-art SSD (solid state disk) technology.

Can I put a 1TB drive in my PS3?

What hard drive can you use in your PS3? You need to make sure it’s a 2.5-inch serial ATA drive of 9.5mm height or less. In practical terms this means you can buy most 2.5-inch 500GB or 1TB slimline hard drives without any major issues.

What format does PS3 read?

The PS3 supports a variety of file types, including MP4, DivX, AVI, and WMV. The trick is to organize the media on the USB flash drive into folders labeled MUSIC, VIDEO, and PICTURE.

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