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So I am wondering if I should get a 360 cause I want to play some games that arent on the pc platform(2k11 and Mortal Kombat ). So I was wondering if they fixed the problems with the rrod? I had a 360 2 years a go and it got the rrod and I was mad as hell. : /
    
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From everything I've read, as long as you grab an xbox that has a jasper or newer (I believe) - than you are fine.
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I think new consoles are coming out in like 1yr so i'd wait jus sayin
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Yeah, RROD is gone. Newegg has the 4GB model on sale ATM. You get a $50 gift card w/ purchase. I saw it in my weekly email newsletter.
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As I'm sure you know through your overclocking experience, all hardware is fallible. However, the most recent renditions of the XBox 360 are more reliable than ever. Any new 'Slim' console is nearly certain to be fully reliable, and the previous 'Jasper' versions are nearly so, also. If it's hardware you're worried about, then don't. Microsoft's warranty is almost painless, as it covers RROD (E74 error) for 3 years and sometimes more, and they give you a month of Live as compensation for any faulty hardware.

It sounds like you want the console for games. If you already know that you want to play games on XBox 360, then you've really answered your own question. Get it. It's relatively inexpensive, and if you already know that you're going to enjoy it, then there really isn't anything else to talk about.

You should get Gears of War games
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Thanks for the info guys. Just wondering do they still sell the "fat" versions of the console?

Edit: Do all the slims come in black? D:
Edited by Heavymetal.fan - 5/24/11 at 9:42pm
    
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Yes, you can get a black XBox 360 slim in either matte or glossy. 'Fat' consoles aren't made anymore, but you can probably still pick them up depending on the quantity moved through your locale.
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Lol sorry I meant to say do they only sell it in black. I checked a lot of online stores and I cant find a white. : /
    
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Originally Posted by Heavymetal.fan View Post
So I am wondering if I should get a 360


OT they are ok.. but TBH i wouldnt waste your money. lol
Edited by Blaze051806 - 5/24/11 at 10:04pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Heavymetal.fan View Post
Lol sorry I meant to say do they only sell it in black. I checked a lot of online stores and I cant find a white. : /
Yes, black only. I don't think they have any plans to distribute other colors either.
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