PlayStation 3 Slim Hard Drive Replacement
Replace your hard drive for more storage space.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace your PlayStation 3 Slim's SATA hard drive.
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- 500 GB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
- 500 GB 7200 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
- 750 GB 7200 RPM Seagate SATA Hard Drive (New)
Turn the PS3 over and lay it on its backside.
Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pop up the small access door on the bottom cover near the front of the PS3.
Remove the blue Phillips screw hidden under the access door.
Slide the hard drive bay cover toward the right side of the lower case, then pull it away from the front edge to remove it from the PS3.
Remove the four 4.3 mm Phillips screws securing the hard drive to its tray.