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post #31 of 41
I think Microsoft will allow those who have just bought XBOX 360's a chance to buy the added on parts such as the HDMI and the new 120GB HDD. I don't think they will do the so called "zing" past customers because that would break the loyalty between Microsoft and XBOX fanatics. I am crossing my fingers that XBOX will allow those with 90nm. editions to use aftermarket cooling devices without destroying the warranty in order to compete with the new and improved next generation 65nm. processor. Over all XBOX isn't out to make enemies but give alot of people opportunities to customize and turn their XBOX's into even better all in one entertainment super machines. I myself was one of those people that hyped up the next release of the next generation XBOX 360 but I couldn't hold out any longer because of Rainbow Six Los Vegas and Gears of War, but in a way I kind of think I should of waited till the next generation XBOX, but on the flip side this system is to much fun to let sit and collect dust on some store shelf....lol. For a very obsurd thought....maybe Microsoft and Xbox will allow those with 90nm. processors to send in their Xbox's and get a full overhaul for $150 dollars with the 65nm. processor and the HDMI included....just a long shot thought.......
    
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Whoot. Time to sell the 360 lol
    
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theres an optical output on the component cables connector... on ALL the 360s.......
Yeah but if you are using HDMI what are you going to do.. Plug in the component also. Seems stupid to me.

Oh and I know it has optical on the compnent. I use it.
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http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...-pictures.html

updated info with pics and video ... and no the old 360 will not get thehdmi .. and no they wont let people use aftermarket cooling and not void the warrenty .. the 65nm changes is not for heat issues but more so for exspense issues
    
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Sony pwned again lol.
    
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post #36 of 41
2nd or 3rd Quarter...I may just wait...I wonder how much it will cost though
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2nd or 3rd Quarter...I may just wait...I wonder how much it will cost though
Probably the same as the current premium, since they've scheduled a price drop for around the same time.
post #38 of 41
It won't be the same price.

The hard drive is 6x bigger.

If it is the same price though, I'll be selling off my x360.
    
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It won't be the same price.

The hard drive is 6x bigger.

If it is the same price though, I'll be selling off my x360.
I think it will be the same price. The cost of production has came down on the current system over the last year, and the 65nm chip will cost less as well. Plus the 20GB HDD was only $100 as a premium. They could easily just swap the slightly higher cost for the new HDD with the lower cost of production and keep the same price points for the sake of competition.
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I don't see why the 120 gig hard drive is a big deal for most people. I download all kinds of movie trailers and have tons of saves on my 360 and a couple times I managed to fill the HDD so I just deleted some of the useless crap that I didn't use anymore and viola my hard drive wasn't full. Seriously are there 13 gigs of stuff available for the 360 that you would want to keep all the time that you couldn't just put on your computer? Also the 1080i vs. 1080P argument isn't a very good one at least for my TV. My TV supports 1080P over component and in games it looks the exact same as 1080i. At least on this TV there is no difference.
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