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Install on HD?




Jaspers and the Slims are fairly reliable (my Jasper is still pretty loud though )
TBH I don't even think mine was a Jasper. I forgot when I bought it but it was sometime around May 08 and IIRC they didn't start rolling out until later that year. Regardless it was a great system. Keep them clean and free breathing and you won't have anything to worry about other than the slight noise. Hell my cousin has a Jasper Elite and the exhaust coming out of it is freakishly cool for an XBOX.

My Slim now runs great. Doesn't get overheated and the fan actually works for displacing heat.
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TBH I don't even think mine was a Jasper. I forgot when I bought it but it was sometime around May 08 and IIRC they didn't start rolling out until later that year. Regardless it was a great system. Keep them clean and free breathing and you won't have anything to worry about other than the slight noise. Hell my cousin has a Jasper Elite and the exhaust coming out of it is freakishly cool for an XBOX.

My Slim now runs great. Doesn't get overheated and the fan actually works for displacing heat.
Yeah amen to that. The power consumption of a Jasper while gaming is less than a Xenon while idle.
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Yeah amen to that. The power consumption of a Jasper while gaming is less than a Xenon while idle.
It's amazing what a few years of RRoD's can cause a company to do. Make a great product.

Tangible improvements are why I swiped up a release day Slim and honestly it was a great decision. Especially since I sold my old 360 for $150 last November to a game shop on Craigslist. Only ended up paying $80 in store at Gamestop because of massive old console trade ins. So $150 - $80 = -$70 for a new XBOX.
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It's amazing what a few years of RRoD's can cause a company to do. Make a great product.

Tangible improvements are why I swiped up a release day Slim and honestly it was a great decision. Especially since I sold my old 360 for $150 last November to a game shop on Craigslist. Only ended up paying $80 in store at Gamestop because of massive old console trade ins. So $150 - $80 = -$70 for a new XBOX.
Amazon still offers around 170-180 dollars for a 360 Elite trade-in.

I have an Opus too, and both my Xboxs make two grinding noises and then a high pitched whirrrr sound, but only if there is no DVD inside the trays. Wonder if the DVD drives are going bad...
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It is funny that after Sony realized what someone at Rockstar had alluded to they changed their Collective statement real quick.
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If only L.A. Noire had a pc release
Seriously, this. Can not WAIT for PC release. Hope Rockstar doesn't dick it up like they did GTA IV.
    
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problems some sort of security program running in the backround taking up too much memory/gpu processing
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If only L.A. Noire had a pc release


We already knew this gen's consoles are outdated and can't handle games as well anymore. I hope we don't have to wait much longer for new ones!
No PC? Eh, who cares. Did it get good reviews? Did anyone here like it?
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It hurts when people pick at scabs, doesn't it?

Get off your high horse and stay on topic.
Overheating is the topic.

Either way this game is probably not the real problem on xbox. Anytime a new popular title releases someone will be clamoring how it has broke their console. Look back to Halo 3, Gears 2, the list goes on.... A larger group of people are picking this up and whatever would of happened before is just happing as it would have just at a larger scale so it seems like the game made an impact even when it didn't.

The only strange thing here is that it is happening on ps3. Not once has there been a title that has universally caused people to say a game has broke the ps3 at least on an anecdotal basis. The only likely differentiator here is the update. The game started as a ps3 exclusive title so maybe it worked the ps3 to its limits and the new encryption took it over the top.
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Poor Sony just can't win these days can they?

See's Core2uu's post.

Yup we're getting pretty predictable... XD
Edited by [\/]Paris - 5/20/11 at 11:57pm
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