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so.. how long till this batch produces RROD?

I went through 2 xboxs RROD and no support from MS..
Killam0n, TBHWU, My previous three consoles got RROD, then MSFT releaseed the redesigned Silm console with new motherboard and chip. I have ZERO problem with it for two years. but knock on the wood.. lol..

but I never understanding why MSFT releasing this second re-designed console????
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so.. how long till this batch produces RROD?

I went through 2 xboxs RROD and no support from MS..

If you got no support after the first console RROD, why did you buy the second? rolleyessmileyanim.gif
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Why is no one freaking out that Micro$oft is charging an extra $100 for a 250GB harddrive?

It's like what Apple does with RAM.

Because nearly every major manufacturer has been doing this and this is the same scheme as the previous slim 360.

It doesn't cost $100 to go from 8GB to 16GB and another $100 to go 32GB for internal storage on a phone, but they charge it. The bad thing about the 360 is that you can't just pop in your own drive like the PS3.

And finally no one is really saying this new slim console is a good thing anyway so calling out for outrage when the emotions are against MS anyway is pretty futile and pointless.
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Did power consumption go down? Might get one as a windows media extender later on.
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Why is no one freaking out that Micro$oft is charging an extra $100 for a 250GB harddrive?

It's like what Apple does with RAM.


MS might have paid over the odds for them when that flooding was happening.
Seagate/WD rep in a bar , "aw man, I never thought I´d get rid of those 5 million 250gig drive's to MS at flood prices".
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If you got no support after the first console RROD, why did you buy the second? rolleyessmileyanim.gif

Because I have more invested in controllers, games and xbawx live then the price of a console. I still want to be able to play my games, so eventually I will get another one- at this point though likely used from a pawn shop.

my brother bought one from a pawn shop for 75$ that lasted over 3 years now.. I will go that route because my 250gb HDD is no longer compatible with newer models.. which is total crap.
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Why would you purchase this with a new console right around the corner? Why would you purchase a console?

Well, its still 5 months away at the least
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Picked up my Xbox slim for 99.99 on black friday. My original 360 red ringed a month prior. I got it for 99.99 + a $50 gift card that i sued to buy xbox live for a year biggrin.gif. Would never pay 199.99 for a 360 with only 4gb. Dont plan on buying the new consoles either.
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What a PoS

So over priced too.
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post #30 of 32
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is it just me or does the console look ugly?

I agree. What was even the point of this?? its priced exactly the same as the slim and is uglier...
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