The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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While watching netflix the screen goes nuts then goes black

After my son watches Netflix for a little wile the screen will flicker get like a static picture then goes black if you reset the ps3 it will work fine for a wile again I took it part way apart and cleaned all the lint and dust out of it it works better but the screen still flickers about an hour into a movie any suggestions?

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i dont have a suggestion i have an answer friend take it back apart take 4 pennies buy some thermal compound heat paste watever you wana call it the best one is arctic silver 5 cover the pennies fornt and back now on the rsx chip the gpu other wise the biggest one out of both of the processing chipsplace each penny covered in heat paste and place them on each corner in the gpu carfully put it back together know when you put the screws and pieces that hold together the gpu tighten it harder than usual if you hear cracking thats ok bro dont have a heart attack the reason its doing that is becuase where i told you to put the pennies in is slowly losing connection and the soder in the chip is losing contact i fixed a fat 160 gig model like this i hope this helps you out my friend best of luck

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