Slim PS3 uses half the power of original PlayStation 3

Cnet have conducted a power consumption test between the new and original PS3 consoles. There findings reveal that, thanks to the new smaller and more energy efficient Cell Processor, the Slim uses less than half the juice a normal PS3 would. They reckon a US gamer on the console for 20 hours a week would save around $14 USD a year. Not something that makes it worthwhile upgrading, but if you’ve already got a slim then it’s a worthwhile saving. They also tested a Samsung BD-P3600 which came out even better than the slim for purely Blu-ray watching power consumption.

Get the full article here.

Leave a Reply