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Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by legendofphil, Nov 19, 2006.

  1. legendofphil
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    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    Looks quite simple in design of the main board.

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  2. lagman

    lagman I wish I was green.

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    I seems like the Dreamcast´s
     
  3. kingeightsix

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    they didn't have the proper tools =\ they're a tech site & they don't have the tools... how sad.
     
  4. dg10050

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    Interesting how the GPU is almost twice the size of the CPU.
     
  5. lookout

    lookout GBAtemp Board Room

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    just what want to see...
     
  6. Shinji

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    "Due to Nintendo's special proprietary screws, we had to resort to brute force. And in the process of doing so, our precious white beacon of joy was rendered unplayable, forever."

    How sad, I would have loaned them my tri-wing if they would have let me keep the system, them brutes... [​IMG]
     
  7. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    Bah... my computers have far more interesing insides... I mean... no heat-pipes?!?! This is called "Next-Gen" and doesn't have heat-pipes?!

    [​IMG]
     
  8. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    Let's see... I'll put the mod chip... right... there!
     
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  9. mastertop101

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    Yes it does have..


    And it seems the CPU is manufactured in Canada [​IMG]
     
  10. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    Then show me where those heat-pipes are [​IMG]
     
  11. mastertop101

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    This?
    http://img.timeinc.net/popsci/images/2006/...topsy_ss_10.jpg
     
  12. legendofphil
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    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    Thats a heatsink not a heatpipe.
     
  13. Veho

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    ...and another one over there, for better Feng Shui [​IMG]
     
  14. Master Mo

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    No, this is called "New-Gen" [​IMG]

    If you want "Next-Gen" go get you a X360 or a PS3 [​IMG]
     
  15. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    [​IMG]
    (sink pipe)
     
  16. 754boy

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    Who gives a damn about heat pipes, honestly. That heat sink is good enuff apparently. Besides, the 360 and PS3 has your precious "heat pipes" and those bitches STILL heat up enough to fry eggs. [​IMG]
     
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  18. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Linux-Dragon of quick wit and sharp tongue

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    That's right but who said PS3 or XBOX are any good? My PC with nice heatpipes and good setup has more power than those so called "Next-Gen" consoles and still doesn't go high up on temperature [​IMG] .

    But yeah, except the Revolution the other consoles out there currently suck major balls as they lack innovative ideas and try to compensate with useless features you can't use anyways :Pfft:
     
  19. Harsky

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    Wonder how long before someone discovers a region hack just like the GC?
     
  20. legendofphil
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    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    There should be a simple region hack simply because there has been on atleast the last 2 Nintendo systems.
    Cube was a switch, N64 required a case mod. Not sure about the NES and SNES.