new Xbox 360 motherboard rev.

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Oct 20, 2011
  1. DinohScene
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    It seems that Microsoft has released a new motherboard revision.

    Its codename is Corona.
    It's suggested that the HANA chip (where the Reset glitch relies upon with its timing management) has been merged with the Southbridge.

    Its MFR date is of 2011-08-17.
    It's unlikely that MS battles the Reset glitch with this motherboard since it wasn't released at the time of manufacturing the motherboard.

    For more news and pictures of the motherboard Click here.
     
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    Didn't they say that Valhalla was gonna be the last revision?

    Finally they've got rid of that freaking HANA chip. It was the cause of the E74 errors.

    Seems like I might really end up getting another 360 one day.
     
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    I think that MS will release another revision or 2 before they release the successor of the 360.

    I still don't get it why MS didn't placed an intake fan in the 360.

    That could've solved ALOT of RRoD's
     
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    Meh, it was a motherboard design fault alongside crappy materials, the airflow in it was quite enough.
     
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    *fumes at owning old model*
     
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    The solder in it was a bad design flaw indeed.
    How ever the outake fan couldn't draw enough hot air away from the CPU/GPU since the heatsinks created airpockets wich trapped the heat.
     
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    They even redesigned the heatsinks, problems still happened.

    The entire motherboard flexed under the weight of the CPU and the GPU (placing them in the CENTER of the mobo with uber-heavy heatsinks on them? c'mon!), and the solder quality was crap, those are the reasons :P
     
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    Then it should be exact the same with computers now a days.
    Some people have more heatsink then fan in their computer.

    The 360 motherboard warped alot indeed.
    But it warps from excessive heat.
     
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    That's neat, I guess. Hopefully it will clear up some of the glitches.
     
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    I have the weirdest feeling that this new motherboard will also block the Reset Glitch Hack :P.
     
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    That's why those heatsinks have steel pieces reinforcing the lower part of the mobo. And btw, CPUs on mobos are situated on the upper side, not on the center.

    Heat softens a PCB, that's obvious, but heat doesn't necessarily kill something all the time. My GPU reaches even higher temperatures all the times, and it still doesn't die like a 360 does. That's because the PCB is reinforced by a steel rod alongside it, and it also has a better soldering job :P
     
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    The original Xbox 360 configuration used in the initial Premium and Core machines released in the end of November 2005.
    These are also known as the RRoD (Red Ring of Death) machines because the GPU chip warps away from the motherboard because of excessive heat.

    Jasper V4
    Least likely to red ring of death (RRoD) due to the less heat being outputted by the chips.

    Heat has alot to do with RRoD's on old 360's

    Source: http://free60.org/Xbox_360_Motherboards
     
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    How do I dispose of my old XBOX?

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