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Jake88
George Mason Fan
LSU/Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2005
13075 posts

PS3 slim version freezing...

while playing NCAA Football 11. It happened once 2 weeks ago, once last week and 3 times yesterday.

I searched the board and nothing about this came up. If I'm asking a frequent question, I'm sorry.

How do I know if it's the disk versus an overheating problem or worse? It has no problem playing dvds.

What extra measures did you take to cool the machine? Did you open it up to clean out dust? I don't play much, about 2-3 hours per week.

Thanks for any help.


WicKed WayZ
New Orleans Saints Fan
i am Erlich Bachman
Member since Sep 2011
9972 posts

re: PS3 slim version freezing...
too much internet porn brah


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JimMorrison
South Carolina Fan
The Peninsula
Member since May 2012
17043 posts

re: PS3 slim version freezing...
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How do I know if it's the disk versus an overheating problem or worse? It has no problem playing dvds.


It's the disc. I've heard about freezing problems with NCAA 11 so I'm guessing the only thing you can do is clean the disc.

I've got a slim and it runs like a champ, never had any problems whatsoever.


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UltimateHog
Wake Forest Fan
Springfield, MO
Member since Dec 2011
41072 posts

re: PS3 slim version freezing...
Clean the disk, clean the vents so there is no dust clogging them at all.

Take out the hard drive and put it back in.


Jake88
George Mason Fan
LSU/Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2005
13075 posts

re: PS3 slim version freezing...
Thanks for your answers.

Today I put it up on four 1 inch cubes from my child's barrel of blocks and placed a small 4 inch fan blowing on the PS3. So far so good. Heat on the bottom per touch was seemingly greatly reduced. Vents were minimally dusty.


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