Model PS3 Slim
Following speculation that Sony was working on a model under the codename "slim", Sony officially announced the PS3 (Slim) CECH-2000 model on August 18, 2009, at the Sony Gamescom press conference. 30 31
Its main features include a slim form factor and a quieter noise level when the game console is turned on. It was released in the main territories for the month of September 2009. As part of the launch, the font "Spider-Man" of the console in the capitalized logo "PlayStation 3", was changed and focused on a more traditional logo, with "PS3" printed on the console. Together with the new design of the console and the logo, the boot screen of all the consoles modified from the slim model of Sony Computer Entertainment, include a characteristic sound eliminating the start of the game on the welcome screen. The art of the cover and the packaging of the games were also changed.
The following specifications were shown on the Playstation website:
CPU Cell Broadband Engine 3.2 GHz with 1PPE and 8 SPEs
NVIDIA / SCEI RSX 550 MHz GPU
RAM 256 MB of RAM of type GDDR3 VRAM at 700 MHz with bandwidth of 128 bits and 256 MB Rambus XDR DRAM at 3.2 GHz with a bandwidth of 64 bits.
Dimensions Approximately 230 × 60 × 290 mm (width × height × length) [new super slim model]
Resolution 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
Storage Any 2.5 "inch SATA hard drive and a maximum of 10 mm high. Recommended 5200rpm to reduce the heat generated.
LPCM 7.1ch sound, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.
PSMove motion detection
Support Blu-ray discs 2x, DVD 16x, CDs 52x
Dualshock 3 Sixaxis control
D-Pad buttons, 2 × analog sticks, Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square, L1, R1, R2, L2, R3, L3, Start, Select, Home-On
Wireless Ethernet connectivity (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T). EEE 802.11 b / g (Wi-Fi). Bluetooth ® 2.0 (EDR)
Floating point operations 400.4 GFLOPS (RSX) - 230.4 GFLOPS (CELL BE)