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post #51 of 71
Well maybe 11 is not true but I got my first one in 2006 and I am honest to GOD on my 3rd Xbox 360.

Now Microsoft has replaced all of them w/i any charge to me so I cannot complain. But it is kind of annoying!
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post #52 of 71
I have a question though, I've seen this '30% failure rate' statistic numerous places. My question is, what does M$ actually do when most of them are returned? Do they just flash the software and send it back out? Because then this number seems possible, if they have to repair or replace the parts within them, I doubt 30% is possible without them making a huge effort to stop all these problems.
post #53 of 71
I'm on my 3rd and it's dead, going to wait before I get it repaired becouse it's been 12 months which means I have to pay to get it repaired
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post #54 of 71
Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
I don't for a second believe that the Xbox360 has a 30% fail rate and I don't believe for a second that Microsoft is responsible for the 11 consecutive hardware failures this guy had.
It probably is the guy's fault for playing games for 30mins at time and then walking away, but Microsoft should be able to design a console that can handle being turned on and off.
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post #55 of 71
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Now the XBOX was a very sturdy console. I never EVER had an issue with any of my XBOX consoles. However I had issues with my PS2. It seems the tables have turned this generation .
post #56 of 71
Wether or not its M$'s fault, or just random bad luck, but my sis' launch 360 which already broke once a few months back, just got the 3 red lights 2 weeks ago. She gave it to me to try and do something with it. I took it apart to look around, also tried that alleged 'towel trick' with no luck. Wish it worked though, really dying to play 'The Darkness' on it !!
    
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post #57 of 71
I wonder if MS has like a proper fix for this thing because its kind of rediculous
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post #58 of 71
I can believe the high rate of failure. I am on my 2nd unit. They were kind enough to ship me a 20gb HD with the unit even though I didn't send mine in. Now I have two 20gb HDs for the 360.

I personally know 5 people who has the 360, 3 of whom are on their second units, one just 3RLD'd this past week. Including myself, that would be 50% failure rate for just the people I know. This "vocal minority" just don't jive.
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post #59 of 71
It appears, for some anyway, they named it appropriately being you have to go round and round to warranty them... ie; 360 full circle
    
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post #60 of 71
Code:
For Loop Integer A from 1 to 11 do the following

-Event
XBOX 360 is purchased

-Condition
Part of the 30% duds

-Action
run functionOverheat(Integer A)
run alert("OVERHEAT. YOU FAIL")
[or]
run functionIronicError(Integer A)
run alert("HAHA FAIL")

Pick everyone in All XBOX360 Owners and do the following
run alert("PHAILURE")
;3
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