Anatomy of the Playstation 3

Cooling System

The cooling system is located below the motherboard. It uses a radial fan and two passive aluminum heatsinks for the CPU and the GPU.

Sony Playstation 3Figure 28: Cooling system.

Sony Playstation 3Figure 29: Radial fan.

Sony Playstation 3Figure 30: Heatsinks.

Author: Gabriel Torres

Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.

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