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Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (160GB)

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (160GB)
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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle
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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (500GB) Assassin's Creed 3 Limited Edition Bundle

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Price $324 at 1 store $309 at 1 store $339 at 1 store $350 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 36 reviews 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date September 08, 2010 September 25, 2012 September 25, 2012 May 11, 2011
The Bottom Line With a smaller design, more energy-efficient operation, lower price tag, and built-in Blu-ray and multimedia capabilities, the PS3 Slim delivers a compelling package for an affordable price. The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console. The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console. For families and lovers of casual games, the even more affordable Wii still represents the best console bundle value in terms of dollars spent, but it's also the system that's first on deck to be outdated. With the announcement of the Wii U, the Wii is a declining console. Still, its sizable and often unique back library of games is still worth playing.

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Processor type Cell Broadband Engine
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Graphics Processor NVIDIA RSX
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Media Type Blu-ray
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