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post #21 of 48
Well the RROD doesn't seem to appear on any new Falcon 360s, and that 360 was in a very cramped box which looks to have no air flow.

On another note, I've seen Wiis, DSs, and PS2s at EBGames not work, but you don't see that on the news.
post #22 of 48
it's the heat that's for sure to be exact it's the thermal compound and not using enough.... my friend has two 360's unfortunately one of his is modded so he had to open it up and reapply thermal compound and he hasn't had problems since..... he has another one where he reapplied thermal compound and that one works perfect once again.... that's my take on it i could be wrong...
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MY friend bought his xbox360 on launch day or few days after and his machine lasted almost a full 3 years befor it got rrod and funny thing his house is usualy hot so xbox360 was always running super hot when on.
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post #24 of 48
RROD will never be fixed..

mwhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
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So how long of a warranty does the Xbox 360 have? My friend got one Christmas of 06 and his whole house is carpeted. If/when his does break im wondering if he'll still be covered by MS.. maybe i'll have to perform surgery and remove those X-clamps
    
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post #26 of 48
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
RROD will never be fixed..

mwhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
k.

I hope the falcons get distributed quickly.
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post #27 of 48
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Originally Posted by pbpenguins412 View Post
I think some owners of the Xbox 360 forget that it is a sophisticated piece of equipment. You should take care of the 360 the same way you care for your PC - clean the dust out of it, don't let it overheat, don't leave it on for excessive amounts of time...
How would you suggest people clean the dust out of it?
Enjoy your warranty-free 360.
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post #28 of 48
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I really do wonder why a small handful of people have such a long string of Xbox failures, while others don't? I'm still on my first after 18 months.
I think people do a little bit of exaggerating when they say how many 360's they've gone through. I don't believe anyone would be on their 9th console...mainly because I don't believe anyone is that foolish. I don't care what piece of hardware you own; If it craps out on you more than once, it's time to move on.
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post #29 of 48
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So how long of a warranty does the Xbox 360 have? My friend got one Christmas of 06 and his whole house is carpeted. If/when his does break im wondering if he'll still be covered by MS.. maybe i'll have to perform surgery and remove those X-clamps

The warranty is for 3 years. Which actually rocks. Considering most newer 360's don't have much of a RRoD problem. (note: most)

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post #30 of 48
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I think people do a little bit of exaggerating when they say how many 360's they've gone through. I don't believe anyone would be on their 9th console...mainly because I don't believe anyone is that foolish. I don't care what piece of hardware you own; If it craps out on you more than once, it's time to move on.
Exactly. I'd give up after the 2nd or 3rd time it happened, and not the 9th. I'd be chucking it out the window by then.
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