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What makes me laugh is all the console fans that claim consoles are cheaper than PCs! I guess you get what you pay for!
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mine took 11 months to die.
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Let The Thread Die.
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Originally Posted by ErBall View Post
Well its a college town. Ball State University. But still, I was the edge of buying one, and after a couple of weeks of working there, if someone gave me one, i would sell it.
The returns you see are very likely from the original Xenon 360s. The new Falcon 360s have a much lower failure rate. If you bought a new one now, and it's pretty easy to see if it's a Falcon, the chances for failure are pretty low.
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i believe RROD's are caused by overheating, which causes the solder inside the machine to move or something.. a friend of mine told me this because when he had opened up the machine, the solder was everywhere... just heard it though, not sure if true.
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
What makes me laugh is all the console fans that claim consoles are cheaper than PCs! I guess you get what you pay for!
Yeah.

Which is why the PS3 is so much better.
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Originally Posted by UberN00B View Post
i believe RROD's are caused by overheating, which causes the solder inside the machine to move or something.. a friend of mine told me this because when he had opened up the machine, the solder was everywhere... just heard it though, not sure if true.
From what I've heard it's a combination of design problems including overheating, and that different issues can cause an RROD which indicates a general hardware failure.
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What's the latest manufactured 360 that anyone here has had RROD on?
    
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