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What a bunch of nonsense. You cover the thing with a towel if you WANT to get the rrod.
Actualy it Makes A little Sense, You See When you get the 3Lights Of Death Aka
Hardware Failure its Actually Just a Broken Solder... This makes sense since the Console Will Overheat and maybe melt the solder back together and then Cool off. I Will Defenatly Try this...i mean what do i go to lose?


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dont worry i've had 3 RROD and all they done was send out a new console ... each one i have had has had a different serial number ... just send it off through there system wait 2 weeks and get a new console

Alright... I Wonder If they include an HDD
    
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I've no idea what type of solder is used in an xbox, but typical solder has a melting point of 180-190c. If the ambient temp inside of there was that high, the temp of the processor and the gpu would have to be much higher, and both would be burnt out in no time.

In any case, the thought of solder magically melting back perfectly on its own is amusing to say the least.
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I've no idea what type of solder is used in an xbox, but typical solder has a melting point of 180-190c. If the ambient temp inside of there was that high, the temp of the processor and the gpu would have to be much higher, and both would be burnt out in no time.

In any case, the thought of solder magically melting back perfectly on its own is amusing to say the least.
Maybe Miraculous! Idk I Will Try it Ill Let everyone Know if it Works
    
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I just wanna know the manuactured date for reference. lol

I have one made that was made on September 27th 2007. Hasn't died on me yet lol.
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I just wanna know the manuactured date for reference. lol

I have one made that was made on September 27th 2007. Hasn't died on me yet lol.
11/27/05 here. Granted I never use this thing. I really should stress test it sometime.. RROD warranty expires in 7 months!

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Even if this thing defies the laws of common sense and actually works, it's only gonna be temporary. Just send it back to them.
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10-27-07.... Say Can You Tell if its a Pro, Elite, Or Core/Arcade By the Serial NumbeR?
    
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11/27/05 here. Granted I never use this thing. I really should stress test it sometime.. RROD warranty expires in 7 months!
Yea my first 360 was mfr'd on 9/24/06 and it rrod'd last march. I used the towel trick and it worked for a few more days. I think it broke my Guitar hero 2 game though lol. i hope my new one doesnt rrod lol.

Off topic but i wish there was some way we can fold with the 360. I've got like 6 of them in my house .
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My friend went through a RROD with his XBox and Microsoft just sent him a box to return it i, then sent him a new one.

Your call but I personally would not do the towel trick.

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I've got like 6 of them in my house .
And why is that?
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And why is that?
My little bro gets them for free from Gilbert Arenas of the Washington Wizards. Somehow they became friends over xbox live. (i think on Halo 3)

He's about to get an elite lol.

And don't think im lucky, my brothers a selfish turd. He keeps them all in his room for himself most of the time.

(dont ask me what he does with them lol)


I should seriously post a picture up haha.
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