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is this a good deal for a 360?

post #1 of 10
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my buddy is selling his xbox 360 to buy a ps3 instead and although I am not the biggest gamer in the world, I have been interested in games like COD4 and bioshock that I cant play on my pc

so basically he is selling it for 300 bucks CDN with the premium console, the HD, headset, the cables, the controllers all that jazz and with dead rising or halo..

so is this a good deal or what? is it worth it for someone who doesnt game alot but still wants to play some next gen stuff?
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post #2 of 10
If it works and you take halo then yes
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post #3 of 10
its 50 bucks off retail so if it works, when did he buy his 360?
    
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he got it between summer to xmas 2007, Ill ask him specifically tomorrow
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post #5 of 10
if he got a early 360 then in the near future the ring of death will happen, later models for the most part dont have that problem. but ask him that if the 360 needs repair he will "return" so officially it will be his but as soon as it gets back grab it. you definelty want to have that receipt so u could return and repair that console if anything happens
    
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post #6 of 10
ask him to tell you what the manufacturing date is..it's most likely an xbox with the rrod fix. it if is, i'd say its a good deal. even if you don't game all that often, you can always use it as a nice media center device, especially since it supports a few of video formats (dvd, wmv, avi)
post #7 of 10
spend the 300 on a graphics card? I used to have a Xbox 360 but sold it as I prefer PC gaming so much more
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post #8 of 10
^^^ he said he doesn't game often, so i think that getting a 300 video card for a game or two would be a waste.
post #9 of 10
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yeah hes on the up and up, I've known him for like 10 years lol, and he says he has the warranty with it so im not too concerned

and yeah like zalezm said, theres no point of me dropping 300 for a gfx card, especially since im using agp and I'd have to settle for an overpriced card or get a whole new system

my main concern is whether or not it is a good deal for the cash and whether or not its good if i ever decide gaming isnt for me, media center capabilities etc
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post #10 of 10
its 50 off retail so go for it
    
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