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PS3 & Wii Failure Rate Less Than 1%

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Not to be left out of the conversation, when another EB Games manager was asked if the store warranty was “worth the price”, he mentioned that the Nintendo Wii, with hundreds of units sold at their location has had ZERO come back as defective. We can hear Nintendo executives patting themselves on the back right now, no wait that’s just thunder.
Not really surprised by this...the PS3 is a well built console, and Nintendo always has top notch products.

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Lol, Microsoft just got pwn3d.

Maybe they should have invested in higher build quality before releasing a product.

I guess, though, they got a big share of the market by releasing earlier than Sony and Ninty
    
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sweet........
unlike the xbox 360
    
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30% failure rate for the box that runs 360 degrees..
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Not really surprised by this, havent really heard anyone saying their ps3's or their wii's have broken down yet...
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lol XBOX 360 ftl. Mine broke already 2.
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My PS3 broke 3 weeks after launch...
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My PS3 broke 3 weeks after launch...
Well either you're lying (after launch or after buying it?), or you're part of that <1%. If you are actually part of that tiny group of people (there aren't that many PS3s out there), you shouldn't take it personally, and you shouldn't act like you're so important that it's actually a big deal that it was your console which broke...no one said 0%, did they?

If the 360's failure rate was 30% (which I'm doubting...or at least it's some crazy rounding), then the adjusted cost of the Premium is $520...theoretically. I'm going off the idea that M$ probably used cheaper parts and maximized console output in manufacturing to get the price that low.
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Pretty sure its higher than that I worked at the walmart here where I worked. We recieved 5 consoles and 3 of them were broke while in store. They all broke while on display and weren't even sold.
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Yay, another reason for PS3/Wii fanboys to think that they are better than everybody.
    
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