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post #11 of 42
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Originally Posted by gamefreak301
A triple core CPU cooled by THAT? It's just a mass of fins and a heatpipe stuck through the middle cooled by a couple of fans that arn't even attached! All of those capcitors would get in the way of airflow, too.
Its got a duct that fits over it and connects the heatsinks to the fans.
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So does anyone have any more info about these Xboxes that were crashing/overheating and if they were horizontal or vertical?
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post #13 of 42
That's interesting. And if this is truly the cause of overheating, then Microsoft's engineers have some 'splainin' to do. How could they overlook that the vertical position causes the cooling system to stop working?
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post #14 of 42
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Ya I dont see how they could have missed that.
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Has anyone found any case mnods to improve the cooling?
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post #16 of 42
lol, even that site says it's "water-cooled".
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post #17 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by xypex982
Has anyone found any case mnods to improve the cooling?
I'd be the first one to incorporate "actual" watercooling onto it. Then, I'd overclock it
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Xbox 360 Crashes - MS Offers Troubleshooting, Repair or Replace http://www.nforcershq.com/article4712.html
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post #19 of 42
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Actually it may work fine vertical. Turns out that it could be the PSU thats overheating.
http://www.overclock.net/xbox/57429-...crash-fix.html
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Here's the crash fix http://www.overclock.net/xbox/57429-...crash-fix.html


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