We lift the lid off of this curious console, secretly hoping that gems will come flying out for us to collect.
Unfortunately we are left empty-handed in the gems department, but there is some pretty cool stuff in here. No dragons, though.
First things first, let's carefully dispose of this power supply before we get zapped.
This internal power supply is an absolute unit, taking up roughly 20% of the console's footprint. But despite the PlayStation's relatively small size (compared to modern consoles, at least), Sony was able to cram this thing in here seemingly without breaking a sweat.
Speaking of breaking a sweat—90's silicon didn't run as hot as today's hardware does, but it's still impressive to see an internal power supply, a whole optical drive assembly, and everything on the main board (more on that later), all running in a fanless configuration.
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