How can I make my PS3 run cooler?

How can I make my PS3 run cooler?

first and formost make sure you blow out the ps3 from time to time. too much dust can block airflow and cause overheating. after playing for extended periods of time going to the main menu and letting the unit cool off is also a good idea. i would cut the whole rear out of that shelf so the hot air can escape.

How do I stop my PS3 from overheating?

  1. Make sure the vents are clear of dust and debris. Use compressed air (this is sold at most general or electronic stores).
  2. Check the area where your ps3 is located. Remove dust from it as much as possible.
  3. Make sure the area your PS3 is located in has sufficient ventilation space.

How can I make my PS3 Slim quieter?

Placing a wood cube under each corner of the PS3 will allow air to circulate, making the fan less necessary and keeping your console cool and quiet. Purchase and use an aftermarket fan, such as the Pelican Air Flo Cooler. Aftermarket coolers work by providing additional fan power to help your PS3 run more efficiently.

Is it OK to put a PS3 on its side?

Just make sure you stand it up not blocking the fans, its possible to stand it up blocking the airflow and shortening your systme lifespan. Never been a huge fan of putting things vertically, just makes them easier to fall off, so keep that in mind, but it’d be best to keep it horizontal.

Are ps3s loud?

It was loud. Not as loud as my launch 360, but still loud. My PS3 died so I replaced it with a PS3 Slim (the type where the disc still slides into the front) and it’s been comparatively quiet.

Why does PS3 make so much noise?

The main source of noise from a PS3 is the optical disk drive. One can not do much. Placing the PS3 flat is better than on its side.

Can PS3 overheat?

The PlayStation is probably shutting down as a fail safe to prevent damage from overheating. I suggest taking the machine apart and cleaning it out. You would be surprised (grossed out) at the amount of dust that accumulates inside of game consoles, and that can be a serious detriment to cooling.

Is it normal for PS3 to get hot?

Pretty normal, especially if you’re in a hot environment. Just make sure you keep the thing in an open area, about a feet or two of space behind it and you should be fine.

Can a PS3 stand up?

The ps3 is for standing up as well as standing horizontally so you can have standing vertically if you want. My brother have had his standing vertically for almost a year now without any problems.

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