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post #11 of 31
Nyke Intercoolers do not void the warranty. Nor do I reccomend those Coolers.
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Originally Posted by pablo420 View Post
Nyke Intercoolers do not void the warranty. Nor do I reccomend those Coolers.
Actually they do. Microsoft released a thing about them, cause they were like scorching the power connector on the 360 and actually cause some to fail cause they were stealing power from it.
    
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post #13 of 31
what he said..and yeah i suggest the nyko.

and piracy? not that, you can back up your games.
not illegal
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Actually they do. Microsoft released a thing about them, cause they were like scorching the power connector on the 360 and actually cause some to fail cause they were stealing power from it.
Actually, They don't. Microsoft has no way of knowing you used it. It doesnt void the warranty (I even asked).
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Why don't they make the cooler thing use external power?
    
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post #16 of 31
They do have some that use external, Nyko's website says it uses the internal power as a "special" feature, I rather have it external.
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post #17 of 31
Even if the warranty remains intact, don't buy it. I don't think it's worth it. I don't have any links on hand but just google for it. There have been various reports about the cooler melting onto the 360, burning the case, etc.

Also, there are articles that discuss how the cooler mishandles power. Here you go actually - http://www.xboxic.com/news/1879

You'd be better off buying a small desktop fan and angling it perpendicular to the 360's exhaust. Also, try lifting the 360. I have all my consoles on a grey milk crate. It provides airflow all around my consoles.

If you don't want to do that, you can cut out a few equal sized pieces of cardboard, square or circle, hotglue them together and place them under the rubber feet of your 360.

Personally, I have a hard time believing the 360, by itself, causes your room to become 90-95 F. But hey, you never know.
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post #18 of 31
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Originally Posted by Ctrl Alt D L33t View Post
what he said..and yeah i suggest the nyko.
yeah buy one......NOT....i believe it lowers the resistance of the adapters output, this is bad, like for example, if you have two 8ohm speakers. and connect them parallel to each other, measure them again and voila 4ohm, put them in series, and voila 16 ohm,.....i believe xbox360,s die because a somewhat similar issue,..(the nyko cooler changing the resistance)..but correct me if i'm wrong


http://forum.teamxbox.com/showthread...=454888&page=3


http://crunchgear.com/2006/10/27/nyk...-for-xbox-360/
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whether he gets a cooler or not...his room isn't going to get any cooler. You guys are a hoot....lol
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I've got mad's address, you want me to sort him out for you?
    
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