A YouTuber builds a PS5 less than two cm wide

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YouTuber builds a PS5 less than two cm wide

YouTuber DIY Perks documented his work in a video of just under 30 minutes.

Do you find Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) case too bulky? That's according to YouTuber DIY Perks, who set out to build a considerably smaller version of the console.

To do this, he disassembled a PS5 Digital Edition and replaced certain parts in order to free it of its most voluminous elements. In total, the console, which has a custom-made copper casing, is less than two centimeters wide.

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DIY Perks was inspired by the slim versions of Sony's consoles, called “Slim”, which the Japanese company used to release a few years after its standard consoles.

Considering the PS5 only released in 2020 and is still in high demand due to supply issues, it's a safe bet that those hoping to get their hands on a slimmed down version of the console will have to be patient.

The DIY Perks YouTuber didn't want to wait, but he admits he faced a number of challenges while modifying his PS5 .

If the DIY Perks console is less than two centimeters in width, its cooling system and power supply are relatively bulky.

While its console case is remarkably small, its water cooling system and power supply are relatively bulky. However, it is possible to hide these parts out of sight.

DIY Perks also overheated the motherboard of its first PS5 to the point of breaking it due to an error in ventilation.

When put to the test, the youtuber's modified PS5 offers lower internal temperatures than those of the original console.

With the information from The Verge, and Engadget

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