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LOL ! Thats why I won't waist my money on a console. Last console I ever bought was the Sega Saturn which was a disaster because of the lack of titles.
So I decided to stay with PC gaming!!
WILL NEVER BUY A CONSOLE AGAIN!!gunner.gif
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LOL ! Thats why I won't waist my money on a console. Last console I ever bought was the Sega Saturn which was a disaster because of the lack of titles.
So I decided to stay with PC gaming!!
WILL NEVER BUY A CONSOLE AGAIN!!gunner.gif

If you're put off by the 2 (unconfirmed) occurrences of this, out of 1 million+ consoles, you're better off just not buying anything -> especially GPU's and Hard Drives or Cars
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LOL ! Thats why I won't waist my money on a console. Last console I ever bought was the Sega Saturn which was a disaster because of the lack of titles.
So I decided to stay with PC gaming!!
WILL NEVER BUY A CONSOLE AGAIN!!gunner.gif

Don't buy computer parts... or a car, in fact don't buy anything. Everything breaks...
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You'd think 7-8 years would be enough time to develop and iron out all of the bugs before release?

I can't help but think that developing a console today is a lot different than say PSone or PS2 days. They probably approach it not unlike how we approach building a PC when wife/boss type figure gives you permission... Mad dash for the store to buy the best preforming cheapest hardware available as fast as possible before they change their mind or something comes up to take the funds away. They are cramming a lot of hardware into these things and not to make excuses for them or anything but it becomes a game of numbers and statistically speaking a few are bound to go up in smoke.
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LOL ! Thats why I won't waist my money on a console. Last console I ever bought was the Sega Saturn which was a disaster because of the lack of titles.
So I decided to stay with PC gaming!!
WILL NEVER BUY A CONSOLE AGAIN!!gunner.gif

How do you waist money? The process is lost on me. Thanks

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How do you waist money? The process is lost on me. Thanks

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post #67 of 101
Both my PS4 and Xbone are working great. Just because something happens to an extremely small amount of people, and they report it, doesn't mean it's a manufacturer issue
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Now I saw this, I want to turn around and cry now....

It's electronics and human made, expectations doesn't make it better or worse.
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You'd think 7-8 years would be enough time to develop and iron out all of the bugs before release?

I can appreciate your sentiment, but it isn't like they had the entire time between the launch of the last generation and this one with the new hardware platform. The hardware they launched with didn't even exist a year ago, so that development cycle is a lot more compressed than you might be leading on.
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I don't think this is too large of a deal. The smoking is just going to happen. A few bad capacitors are going to sneak through.

The Green screen of death thing is kind of interesting, though. Obviously it was wide spread enough for them to remove a work around that the users could do themselves. I don't think they would have done that for a few people, but it's possible I guess.
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