New xbox 360 ? ROTD proof ?

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  1. BoneMonkey
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    if i buy a new xbox 360 will it be RROD proof ?

    i dont wanna drop 500 bucks only to have it die on me in a year
     


  2. jalaneme

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    nope, get a 40gb ps3 instead.
     
  3. Bob Loblaw

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    Bonemonkey, the new ones have an extra heatsink so it should be better off. Don't know if it's totally RROD proof though. But an X-Clamp fix is like $5 and some change and is pretty permanent from what everyone elses experience with it it seems.
     
  4. sekhu

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    frm what i've read there are no rrod proof xbox360s. it's the only thing stopping me from buying one. a 3 year warranty instead of a proper solution is lame even for MS
     
  5. thegame07

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    It now has a 3 year guarantee
     
  6. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    The new 360s get 2 Red Rings and 2 Green Rings. They just changed the lights [​IMG]

    Remember, 360 > PS3. So if you must get something aside from a Wii, get a 360.
     
  7. sekhu

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    Only because MS refuse to fix the problem properly. I'm sure most people would prefer a working xbox360 unit that is unlikely to break down with a 1 year warranty, than a 360 which is likely to break down and a 3 year warranty
     
  8. BoneMonkey
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    do the ps3 suffer from something similar to the rrod ?
     
  9. cubin'

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    No the PS3's don't have anything wrong with them. Apart from sony not repairing them if they're dusty [​IMG]

    The xbox has a 3 year warranty plus the new batch has extra heatsinks and a few other fixes. you should be fine and if not you can always use the warranty
     
  10. Hiratai

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    I'm seriously considering a PS3, over repairing my 360.
     
  11. omkire

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    ps3 sux! i bought one and returned it in 3 days. look on ign.com for a head to head on the same games. xbox 360 has one all of the matches. especially madden ....ps3 30fps x360 60fps! lol. and on assasins creed the ps3 version gets framerate drop for no reasons. these are all facts by the way.
     
  12. cubin'

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    poor choice [​IMG] what are you gonna do with a ps3?
     
  13. laminaatplaat

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    RROD.... where is the time that consoles didnt have load times and you just blow some dust out to keep 'em working [​IMG](


    still dont have 360 because of this problem... (RROD)
     
  14. ZeWarrior

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    Play Games, Install Linux ( Fun to play with ), Drop it on your friend to kill him, Guarantee your console won't break after a year, Anything you can do on a 360, you can do a PS3 just as good or better.
     
  15. squirt1000

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    I ditched the 360 after having 3 in just over a year [​IMG] Now im happy with the PS3.... Not many games so far but the machines got potential [​IMG]
     
  16. adgloride

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    The 360 is still the best choice game wise. Its just M$ can't fix the RoD. Its really poor when you've got to open up your console, to do the xclamp.
     
  17. BoneMonkey
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    nope not going to get a xbos 360 i play long periods of time i know i will get a rrod

    so then i thought im going to get a ps3 but then i see no games to play

    soo i guess i will wait till next year
     
  18. ZeWarrior

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    What kind of games are you looking for exactly?
     
  19. yus786

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    get a 360 mate, youve got nothing to lose cos youl be covered under warranty and the new 360s have extra protection as mentioned, i have one and i seriously think that i should have got it years ago when it came out cos its just awesomeness

    yus786
     
  20. BoneMonkey
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    good games !

    Mass effect looks sooooooo good