Sony PS3 Failure Rate Less Than 1% | PS3Blog.net
That’s one thing that I really like about the PLAYSTATION 3, it’s a quality built, dependable machine. I’ve never had a issue with mine. When [email protected] came out I ran the PS3 for 2 1/2 weeks straight and it never got any hotter. That’s pretty amazing I think.
“Failure rates for all other consoles were not high enough for EB to consider revising their policies. Most other console systems have a failure rate of less than one percent, including the PlayStation 3.”
A Best Buy associate who chose to remain anonymous claimed that the failure rate of the Microsoft Xbox 360 was in the ballpark of “between a quarter to a third” of the systems sold.