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Keeping your ps3 healthy

Hello all, i'll cut right down to business here.

I know and have heard a few people are having problems with their ps3 and i have a few simple rituals that i do to keep mine healthy. I highly suggest them to all ps3 and console owners.

#1: Always eject after a game/bluray/dvd after using it. That disc slowly spins in the tray and the lasre is on too. Its called wear and tear, that motor is running and can help to burn it out quicker, same thing with the laser. So always try to eject and put the game away after using it, when you turn the system back on it will ingest the disc back into the tray, try to keep that tray motor from running if you can by taking the disc out completely.

#2: Keep it standing up. Heat travels up, the vents are on the side, you have it turned up, the vents are now up, allowing the heat that fan don't catch to escape through the vent. We all now how hot the machine gets and by keeping it flat the heat rises to the top and slowly seeps out the side vent, eliminate that by standing that bugger up.

#3: Clean, clean, suck it clean. Always wipe the dust off of it, we know how its a magnet for dust and it will get inside the console. My method is not just to use duster because just that alone will move the dust to places where it wasn't before but if you want to use duster or any kind of compressed air/Co2 then stick a good vacuum cleaner up to the back vents and turn it on, the duster will move the dust into the air and the vacuum will suck it out. I infact don't use duster but just a vacuum cleaner with a small hose attachment and put it on all the vents on the console, after a good wipe down of course, then i turn the console on and use the vacuum again but just in the back vents. I don't know if it is okay to use duster anyway, so use it a you own risk.

#4: Keep your games clean. Wipe them down if you have to, just don't scratch them. The laser is really powerful and and you don't want to make it try to read something it can't due to dust or scratches. A less burden on the hardware is always a good thing. And keep your games in the cases, thats how dust and scrathes mainly occur, from them getting on the disc and us trying to clean that disc but not doing it gently enough. It doesn't take much to clean a dirty disc.

And thats about all i can think of at this time. I have a launch 60 gig(now 250) with linux installed and over sixty games on the hdd. Its been dropped 18 inches and has a scar on her face that would make Tony Montana look like a pussy, been in a backpack traveling with me from florida to north carolina in a greyhound bus, put in a freezer because i thought my download speeds were way to slow and i wanted to see if cooling it down would help (it didn't, it was my modem not "standing up" a reference to #2 but a different electronic), and has been a top notch performer playing games. The only time it freezes is when i use the shitty browser. But i follow these steps myself and it runs like deer, a john deere.

I hope these may help keep your system healthy like mine has been.

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About Qrazeone of us since 6:23 PM on 01.12.2008

my favorite games are and in this order until after gta.
the Metal Gear series as a whole.
the final fantasy series as a whole.
the gta series as a whole.
the first resident evil.
the first suffering.
the castlevania series as a whole.
some super mario world of course.
a few zelda titles.
the aqua teen hunger force as a whole.
the soon to be announced rob zombie game (my breath is held).
contra 1,2 and super.
streets of rage.
soulcaliber series as a whole (soul blade included).
some game by the name of chronic the hemphog.
burning the trees.
barak obama: the anti-chr...
the devil my cry series as a just the first two.
chrono trigger and cross.
kotor 1 and 2.
gran turismo.
ssx tricky (its tricky,tricky!).
sim earth.
sim ant.
lake and ocean odell.
evo:the search for eden.
star ocean snes.
front mission as a series.
r.a.d.(robot alchemic drive).
frequency (due to the fact i was into eating beans a few years ago and you could easily create awesome blow-up beats and fuck like a rabbit with a horse cock).
that one where you did that thing that was cool and shit.
mario kart64.
and oh so many i can't remember but they were good games i think.

greatest video game/related movies:
silent hill (just for mirroring the source material so well)
brainscan (way ahead of its time)
and i think thats about it for the movies.

music: i love all kinds of musak but my favorite is hardcore and hip-hop. but i also listen to reggae, bluegrass, punk, old rock and roll, jazz, blues, fucking everything we as humans can perform well. My favorite band is AC/DC (Bon Scott era). And Tupac Shakur (The best fucking ever) and A Tribe Called Quest (smooth shit, like real smooth).

my greatest inspiration: Nicola Tesla.
i slowly turn the heat up in the shower until it doesn't go no more.
fire it up.

message me to play whatever psn id: Qraze
Xbox LIVE:no box for me
Mii code:i pii on the wii


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