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    PS3 bluray drive replacement

    Anyone know where you buy these at?? my drive stopped reading discs and so i'm trying to find a drive i can buy online anywhere but i'm having troubles finding one. went to some sites like newegg and what not, but didn't have any luck. if i search for it on google i get a bunch of crap links.

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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    I'm not sure you can replace the bluray drive on the PS3. I think you can only replace the hard drive. You would probably have to send it in to get repaired.



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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    If there is any potential for this you would probably see it on the PS3 boards on the PlayStation site.



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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    you can replace the drives, looks like a pretty easy process actually. just need a drive. i'll most likely try taking it apart first and clean the lens and if that doesn't work i'll just send it in.

    and not to Sony.



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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    I'd just recommend sending it in.



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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    Anyone know where you buy these at?? my drive stopped reading discs and so i'm trying to find a drive i can buy online anywhere but i'm having troubles finding one. went to some sites like newegg and what not, but didn't have any luck. if i search for it on google i get a bunch of crap links.

    thx!
    Did you try ebay?



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    Re: PS3 bluray drive replacement

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    Did you try ebay?
    Several on there. ~$90.



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