It’s not as intimidating as it looks. If you can handle a screw driver, you can swap out your PS3 hard disk. PerezStart.com is here to assist you through this “sensitive” process of upgrading your PS3 hard drive.
Daniel and I, have easily upgraded our hard drives to 320gb drives, with only minor issues. Since we were the guinea pigs, we’ll briefly inform you of where we went wrong and how you can upgrade without error.
1. Careful with the screws – I make this the first point even before backing up because of issues we both had. I could be wrong, but the PS3 screws are made of some soft metal such as pewter. We both stripped out at least one screw.
2. Backup Data – Either flash drives or external hard drives can be used for this process. If you NEED all your saved games back, make sure you have a FAT32 external hard drive, and run the backup utility from “System Settings” then “Backup Utility”.
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