I've had a 60GB Playstation 3 model since 2007. It got replaced by Sony because of YLOD a few years back. For as long as I can remember the fans goes up to full-speed whatever the console is doing. The noise is the same if it's playing the latest game or is just in the XMB.
So I decided today that I should open up the machine and remove all the dust. So I opened it up and when I got to the big fan, there were almost no dust at all. I closed it and started it up again and the noise is still there.
Could it be so simple that a heat sensor is broken? The HDD has been replaced a number of times so maybe if there is a heat sensor at the HDD that I can replace? Can that be the problem that causes the fan to go to full-speed and make all that noise?
My ISP connection is 30 meg down and 5 up. My PlayStation 3 is hardwired with cat5e. All of the PlayStation Network ports are configured and forwarded on my router. The test: Go to speakeasy with PS3 and perform test with Seattle. This is the best glass backbone to Montana. I am lucky if I get 4 meg download speed, the up speed is decent. Second test, unplug PlayStation 3 and plug in MacBook Pro. The results are that I can utilize the full bandwidth of my service from the same patch cable, wire through house and port on router. 30 down and 4.8 up. I also removed ubuiti router
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