- We have waited a while to see the redesigned Slim PS3, and its hardware - to be honest, its not that "slim" compared to previous versions. Thanks to joinmeindeath417
of TechPowerUp (linked above), we get to take a look
Compared to the later motherboard revisions of the PS3 Motherboard, it is somewhat in line - the "additions" come with a smaller cooler, smaller PSU, and slimmer BD-Rom drive, as well as a slightly redesigned motherboard (not too much however).
But, compared to the CECHA it's a big difference, but compared to the later model motherboards (CECHL and on), it is mostly the same.
The only differences are more integrated components, less power supply "bits" spread about the board, but nevertheless - mostly the same.