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We have gone through 2 Xbox 360's both, of them got problems due to overheating, okay sure, but now we have an Xbox 360 SLIM, only one thing, I want a 2nd one so we can both play on Xbox Live, but the old Xbox 360 is $129.99 refurbished w/ wired controller at Gamestop, but I am not sure if this is a good choice, seeing that it has overheating problems, would this be a good choice (money is very tight so please don't just jump straight to the new version, as we can't afford that), if it isn't, are there any ways to take care of the console beforehand to prevent issues later? What cooling techniques should I use?

Xbox 360 search list - Price from lowest to highest

Xbox Slim 4GB is $179.99, I am expecting that to go down for launch of the new Nintendo Stream, but I am not entirely sure, any suggestions?

EDIT:

I just remembered, this other Xbox will not be directly hooked up to the router, so Wi-fi must be set up, I am not sure how I will make that work, I have a laptop, but I would have to configure to bridge connections, but other than that, maybe the 179.99 would work better? (Xbox 360 Slim)
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Where are you located? I have seen the 4gb Slim model go down on sale a bunch of times to $129.99.
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Since nintendo went sissy with their consoles you can pretty much ensure yourself the 360 will be the better choice, PS3 is a bit of a trainwreck now, unplayable in terms of online play.

But yeah, you could also post in the wanted forum, see if anyone local can get you a lower price, or a used one in the console gaming for sale section.
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You can get a new slim for $199 at Amazon and you get $50 back, so you can use that towards the first game or two you guys are wanting to play together.


Its a few bucks more at the start, but at least you get a warranty and you do get the store credit to use on 360 stuff or anything else.
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USA, Florida to be exact And I'll look at Amazon thanks
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