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[PS3™ system] Updated 05/06/2013

To locate the model and serial number of the PlayStation 3 system, look on the back of the system and locate the bar code sticker. Underneath the bar code you will see the 11-digit serial number followed by the model number which begins with "CECH".

Serial numbers may sometimes be printed on the store receipt.

Model# CECH-4001B, CECH-4001C

PS3 serial number

Model# CECH-2001A, CECH-2001B, CECH-2101A, CECH-2101B, CECH-2501A, CECH-2501B, CECH-3001A, CECH-3001B

PS3 serial number

Older models

PS3 serial number

You may also locate the model number by looking on the retail box. It can be found by looking on the top of the box (the side where the handle is located) and is printed below the contents of the box.

PlayStation 3 models


Model Number

Hard Drive Capacity

USB Ports

Storage Media Slots

PlayStation 2 Software Compatibility

In Production

CECH-4001C

500GB

2

No

No

Yes

CECH-4001B

250GB

2

No

No

Yes

CECH-3001B

320GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-3001A

160GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2501B

320GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2501A

160GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2101B

250GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2101A

120GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2001B

250GB

2

No

No

No

CECH-2001A

120GB

2

No

No

No

CECHP01

160GB

2

No

No

No

CECHL01

80GB

2

No

No

No

CECHK01

80GB

2

No

No

No

CECHE01

80GB

4

Yes

Yes

No

CECHE01MG

80GB

4

Yes

Yes

No

CECHG01

40GB

2

No

No

No

CECHH01

40GB

2

No

No

No

CECHH01MG

40GB

2

No

No

No

CECHA01

60GB

4

Yes

Yes

No

CECHB01

20GB

4

No

Yes

No

  • Click here for warranty information for the PlayStation 3.
  • Please note, if the model number of your PlayStation 3 is not on the above list, your system may be from another country. Please click here for support information if your product was purchased from another country.