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Hardware is exactly the same.
Small differences in materials and heatsinks is about the biggest difference, aimed at increasing reliability and durability.
But I still consider it's form factor pretty large for it's graphics capabilities....with today's tech you could fit something AMAZING in a box like that and it would still use lesser power and run cooler lol. E.g. a low-profile HD7770 + 4GB RAM, it would still be at least ~6-8x more powerful than the 360.
*sigh* The next generation can't come fast enough...and this is coming from a PC guy...

Yea the xbox was so amazing when it came out... Now it kind of blows....
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post #102 of 153
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Right. Because everyone who wants to play Halo or Forza or CoD or whatever should totally wait at least another year before playing them. I can't understand why people are continually arguing/complaining about people buying consoles. Not everyone wants a PC. Not everyone knows or wants to know how to build one. And again, the new consoles are still at minimum one year away. Why should someone wait if they want to play Halo now? No use waiting until the next generation (yes generation, because we're still using the same generation right now).
Bear in mind, I understand everyone has their preferences about this and that. I just think we could find better things to complain and argue about.
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The only idiots are people like you. Its complete rumor and speculation galore when the new console MIGHT come out. And while that is going on. I will continue to play great games for it. Times are also tough atm. People are looking at best bang for the buck. Judging by these sales. It would be stupid for MS to release a new console next year. I hope they delay it. Obviously 360 still has some legs left.
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I'd be one of them, God forbid I would want to spend 1% of my extra money on entertainment.
I picked up a 250GB Slim [$300] that came with Halo 4, Forza 4, Black Ops II, and Skyrim for $250.
I got it mostly to play with my friends, since only 1 of them plays PC. I have to admit I'm enjoying myself more on Xbox than I have on PC in a good 6 or 7 years.
I also have a Xim Edge [M+KB emulator], so destroying an entire team is an easy feat.


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Phone spaz. Double post.
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People are idiots, they can not WRAP their head around a PC because their brain power is the EQUIVALENT to that of a infant when it comes a to a cpu. The problem is not the product, it is the consumer. People who buy ps3's are A LOT smarter. Xbox360, not so much, spend a SUBSCRIPTION fee every year for 60$ plus games and what not. You could buy a decent pc for 500$ if you looked for good deals and were not an idiot and bought from streamline retailers.
I bought an xbox during the week of black Friday. It's my third xbox. I have xbox live. First one got stolen. Second one got sold. Third one when Halo 4 came out. I personally know some that bought a ps3, and they are the ones that haven't completed or even attended College.
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New 360s haven't been failing for around 4 years now. There's no way most of 750k sold is to re-buyers and the fact that people think this is pretty funny.
People want to hate on consoles, I don't understand why. They are great for doing what they are made to do and that is play games and be a media house. It ticks all the boxes.
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This is good news. Now MS can add their profits towards their next gen console.

I just laugh at all the haters when I can enjoy both my PC and my xbox.
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This is good news. Now MS can add their profits towards their next gen console.
I just laugh at all the haters when I can enjoy both my PC and my xbox.
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I bought an xbox during the week of black Friday. It's my third xbox. I have xbox live. First one got stolen. Second one got sold. Third one when Halo 4 came out. I personally know some that bought a ps3, and they are the ones that haven't completed or even attended College.

So you are saying there is a correlation between console purchase and school attendance ? LOL!
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I'm on my 3rd box, kids are still using a Halo3 edition (its dying though).

750,000 units..hmm did they have another one of their famous ban waves?rolleyes.gif
 
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I might pick a 4GB just for the flash storage, is it worth it? Do the menus pop up any faster?....

I wonder if I could put an SSD in it?
 
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