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I am going to have a $100 dollar gift certificate to best buy and would like to get either a ps3 or 360 for netflicks/vudu streaming and play some games. I currently have a PS3 in my apartment at college. I am wanting to get another console for when I come home from college. (I go home every weekend). So the final question is should I use the $100 gift card on a 360S or another PS3?

No flame wars, keep it clean. Would like to know peoples experiences with the 360S, how long have u had it, how well does it run, do u have problems?
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360S is the best 360 yet. increased cooling, most reliable ODD, built in wireless. I spent the last 18 months testing them for MS.

is it better than the PS3? who knows.

i use mine for games, netflix, hulu plus, and as a windows media box... does well at all.
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I'd get the 360 simply because if you really want a PS3 back home then you can just bring the one you already have.
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A new 360 is being released, they are getting rid of glossy black and sticking with the mate models.

Nothing new on the inside I don't believe, but it will allow you to get the 250GB model in matte, if your someone like me who haves glossy black, then its a god send.

Unfortunately for me, im stuck with a glossy 250gb model
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360S is the best 360 yet. increased cooling, most reliable ODD, built in wireless. I spent the last 18 months testing them for MS.

is it better than the PS3? who knows.

i use mine for games, netflix, hulu plus, and as a windows media box... does well at all.
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I'd get the 360 simply because if you really want a PS3 back home then you can just bring the one you already have.
Well that is what I was thinking... Thanks guys +rep


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A new 360 is being released, they are getting rid of glossy black and sticking with the mate models.

Nothing new on the inside I don't believe, but it will allow you to get the 250GB model in matte, if your someone like me who haves glossy black, then its a god send.

Unfortunately for me, im stuck with a glossy 250gb model
Have u had any heating problems with yours?
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the matte finish comes standard on the kinect bundle ones, FYI. that is how i got mine.

They also ditched the faux chrome trim for black. it looks like a respectable adult electronic device, also made the controllers all black with chrome looking Xbox button.
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post #7 of 8
I say 360, that way you can change it up if you're in the mood. Doesn't hurt to tamper your taste buds.
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post #8 of 8
A 360, obviously. That way you have both. I had an old 360 from about 2 years ago, it was crap... but they're much better now. At least, if you get the black slim versions with the heating vents.
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