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post #31 of 56
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Originally Posted by noshibby View Post
well if microsoft didnt use tin solder for all the kiddies who chew on there 360's they wouldnt have this problem
Well the EU thinks lead is bad for the environent or something so they banned it
Very nice!
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post #32 of 56
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Originally Posted by J3r3my View Post
Well the EU thinks lead is bad for the environent or something so they banned it
Yealead is poisonous, especiially the fumes it gives off.

However i don't think they banned it we still use it at work.
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post #33 of 56
30% is a little high, why can't Microsoft just freggin' fix up the cooling with all its revenue and shut PS3 up. Also using Tin is environmentally safe but performance wise its stupid material.
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post #34 of 56
Going by the comments and other things I have read it seems that the 360 is not very well manufactured. Well alteast in the 1st gens. As I said it may be a cheaper console but im hoping thats not the case because they skimp on manufacturing process's
post #35 of 56
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Originally Posted by ClaytonCallihan View Post
Haha everyone I know who has a 360 is on their 2nd one, the first one having died from randomly failing or over heating or something.
Yup. 7 out of 10 of the people i know with 360's are on their 2nd 360. One is on his third. The other two on their first.
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post #36 of 56
Everyone I know has no problem with their 360 o.O

I've been reading a lot about ones failing in other places, though. Microsoft needs to get this issue fixed!
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post #37 of 56
im on my second but my first was stolen. also , i have returned many xbox's in my time simply because it was a little scratched. i would just kill the dvd laser and get a new one. but the first batch was pretty bad. also, the ps3 is an over priced place mat. when sony figues out how to get good exclusive games with online multilayer, they will have a fighting chance.
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post #38 of 56
Honestly it hardly even matters to me if my console fails unless it happens constantly. Just return it for a new one. Wal-Mart accepts returns without receipts. My first 360's DVD drive stopped working so I just went to Wal-Mart and got a new one. You can even keep your harddrive and wireless controller and have them give you a core so you don't lose your saves.
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post #39 of 56
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Originally Posted by Oldboy View Post
I know 2 seperate people who both had to replace 4 each....MS FTL
I know 4 people with XBox360's. One had to get his replaced four times, another two times, and the other two still have their original ones.

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PS3 does overheat.
But not easily. PS3's scoff at that shag carpet!
     
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post #40 of 56
i love how fanboy's are trying to save teh 360's image here....It is failing above 5% people, there are over a million rma's, and if you can't accept that when thousands of people are stating online over all xbox forums that they have had to replace not 1 but 2-3 xbox's then there is a serious problem.
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