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We wanted to see how the PS3 Super Slim stacks up to the standard slim model, the console it replaces.

Call us silly, but our test gave us the results we were expecting. The Super Slim might have gotten a bigger name, but it shed some serious size.

Though the backsides of both consoles look similar, they give us a lot of insight into some of the revisions made for the Super Slim.

For starters, the cooling vents are considerably smaller, which most likely means that the fan itself is smaller and has less heat to deal with.

Secondly, the port layout is shifted ever-so-slightly, answering a question we get a lot about motherboard compatibility: No, you cannot swap Slim and Super Slim motherboards.

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