Now faster than before thanks to a firmware update.
Did you snag yourself a new PS3 Slim? You should check to make sure that you're running the latest firmware, which is currently at version 3.0.
Comparisons of the PS3 Slim running the older 2.8 firmware and latest 3.0 firmware find clear loading time advantages with the newer system software. Check out the comparison videos embedded below:
Earlier this week we showed you the loading time differences between the new PS3 Slim and older PlayStation 3 model. While the final speedtest comparison between them has yet to happen, it seems that the PS3 Slim is the one to get if you want to be loading your games faster.