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The PS5 Overheating Issue: Why You Should Place It on Its Side

TLDRIf you recently bought a PlayStation 5, it's important to place it on its side to prevent overheating issues. This video explains the history of previous PlayStation console issues and why the PS5's liquid metal cooling paste can cause problems when the console is standing upright.

Key insights

💡Placing the PS5 on its side helps prevent overheating issues caused by the liquid metal cooling paste.

🔥Previous PlayStation consoles, including the PS1, PS2, PS3, and PS4, had issues with overheating and rendering the system useless.

💻The PS5's liquid metal cooling paste can drip down into different components, leading to overheating and error codes on the screen.

💰Placing the PS5 on its side can save you money by preventing overheating issues and the need for repairs.

🕹️By placing the PS5 on its side, you can enjoy uninterrupted gaming without worrying about the console overheating.

Q&A

What is the main issue with the PS5 overheating?

The main issue with the PS5 overheating is the liquid metal cooling paste used on the CPU, which can drip down into different components and cause the system to overheat.

Can I place the PS5 vertically without any issues?

Placing the PS5 vertically can increase the risk of overheating due to the liquid metal cooling paste dripping down into the console's components. It's recommended to place it on its side.

Will putting the PS5 on its side affect its performance?

Putting the PS5 on its side will not affect its performance. It is designed to function properly in both vertical and horizontal orientations.

Can overheating damage the PS5 permanently?

Yes, overheating can cause permanent damage to the PS5, rendering it unusable. It's important to take preventive measures, such as placing it on its side, to avoid any potential damage.

Is the PS5 the only PlayStation console with overheating issues?

No, previous PlayStation consoles, including the PS1, PS2, PS3, and PS4, also had issues with overheating. Placing the PS5 on its side helps prevent similar problems.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Introduction: The importance of placing the PS5 on its side to prevent overheating issues.

00:20History of previous PlayStation consoles' overheating issues

02:59Explanation of the liquid metal cooling paste used in the PS5 and its potential problems

03:41Recommendation to place the PS5 on its side to avoid overheating

04:00Conclusion: Stay tuned for more gaming-related content.