Get another glimpse inside the PlayStation 5 with iFixitâs new teardown
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iFixit has released its teardown of the PlayStation 5 and its DualSense controller â and it goes into even more detail than the one Sony did earlier this year. The gadget repair company discovered that the console has a ton of screws holding it together, and that thereâs a weird catch to replacing the optical drive.
It turns out that the optical drive is software-locked to the motherboard. The physical swap is apparently a piece of cake, but any replacement you put in wonât read disks, so if your optical drive fails youâll be sending it to Sony. Itâs a bummer, especially for me: Iâve had terrible luck with PlayStation…