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Once all the screws are out, just slide the old drive out of the tray and slide the new one in. Its not a pronounced click, but its pretty obvious when its back in.
Once its all the way to the right, pull it towards you and slide it out. From what I can tell, these screws are made out of butter.
We chose a 5400rpm model for temperature considerations.Â Also there are two types of SATA drive – SATA-150 and SATA-300 (differences are the data transmission speeds – either 1.5Gb/sec or 3Gb/sec.Â The PS3 supports 1.5Gb/sec only so no need to pay any extra for SATA-300 as these will not run at maximum speed.
What you have to do to upgrade your Hard Drive (The next three steps are optional if you want to backup what is already on your hard drive). Connect the external hd or usb drive by usb to the ps3.
But a media center with limited memory would be pretty pointless, so I yanked that tawdry little 80gb drive and replaced it with a hulking 250gb drive. You could spend more money on a drive that's capable of 7200rpm and 3.0gb/s, but the PS3 will only utilize it at the aforementioned speeds, so its pretty useless. If you use a butter knife for a screwdriver and rush through it....yeah, you'll probably screw something up. Precision Screwdriver Set - Really, don't try to use that big screwdriver in the junk drawer.
There are a few things to consider before moving forward... The PS3 has a back up function that will save everything on it..long as you've got a storage device big enough to hold it all. Before you upgrade, just plug in your hard drive via USB, select System Settings Back Up and follow the onscreen directions. Alright, you'll need: A Playstation 3 - That's pretty self explanatory. You can snag a set of precision screwdrivers for 5 bucks, and they're absolutely necessary for this. You'll notice an external hard drive enclosure in the picture below.
Leave the other settings default and click "Start".