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my friend had 3 need to be RMA'd... One right when he got it, didn't work...
Luckly i only had 1 faulty.
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Guys, i honestly do understand what you all mean

Sure alot of them break down, but we are not talking alot....we are talking 30%!!!!! that is more than alot!

Have you any idea what amount of consoles that would be?

Even MS couldn't hide behind that, honestly if this is true.

Then the government and quality standards seem to be lacking with their enforcement of rights. Because if it were true, MS would be out the back door right now.......that is why i doubt its integrity.

Unless i see proof, this is not a viable figure nor is does it mean anything.
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Guys, i honestly do understand what you all mean

Sure alot of them break down, but we are not talking alot....we are talking 30%!!!!! that is more than alot!

Have you any idea what amount of consoles that would be?

Even MS couldn't hide behind that, honestly if this is true.

Then the government and quality standards seem to be lacking with their enforcement of rights. Because if it were true, MS would be out the back door right now.......that is why i doubt its integrity.

Unless i see proof, this is not a viable figure nor is does it mean anything.
Exactly. I don't doubt that its above ten percent though, however, I bet that less then ten percent of the failures are due to true harware failure. In fact, MS's like five percent figure is probably acurate, but there are many who do not store there consoles correctly and they end up screwing up...who would have thought .

Mine has not had a hiccup, and I have kept it on for up to like twelve hours at a time at least three times while full on gaming. Mine is always right next to my TV outside of any 'boxed' area and has plenty of room around it. I think the PS3 has had many failures related to being boxed up as well, however, I don't think that the PS3 failure rate is near the 360s...I think someone learned hah.
    
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I agree with Smilin' Bob....I don't care, as long as mine doesn't break.
    
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Exactly. I don't doubt that its above ten percent though, however, I bet that less then ten percent of the failures are due to true harware failure. In fact, MS's like five percent figure is probably acurate, but there are many who do not store there consoles correctly and they end up screwing up...who would have thought .

Mine has not had a hiccup, and I have kept it on for up to like twelve hours at a time at least three times while full on gaming. Mine is always right next to my TV outside of any 'boxed' area and has plenty of room around it. I think the PS3 has had many failures related to being boxed up as well, however, I don't think that the PS3 failure rate is near the 360s...I think someone learned hah.
Meh, I would count failure due to not proper ventilation as the manufacturer's fault. Consoles are meant to be used by anyone 6 and older and stuck beside your tv, between your dvd player and w/e you have. The manufacturers should have taken that into consideration. M$
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... so you don't have to go all Picard and shout about how many lights there are over the phone.
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post #27 of 56
i get the 1 red light on the odd occasion, but when i switch off then on again its fine
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30% is extremely high in my opinion. That means, on average, 3 out of every 10 friends will have a bad 360.
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post #29 of 56
I dont think its anywhere near 30%. Ive only had 1 friend that had a 360 fail and that was a launch 360. Ive had mine for over a year now and it still hasnt had any problems. It might be 30% for the launch 360s but Im willing to bet its way less for newer 360s...like 10% or something.
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post #30 of 56
well if microsoft didnt use tin solder for all the kiddies who chew on there 360's they wouldnt have this problem
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