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Well, I have just come into some money (just over $400 USD) and I was thinkin of getting a Xbox or a 360. A member here might sell me his with some games and what not for a bit over $200, or I could get a 360 for about twice that. I am thinking that I should get the old Xbox, just because the only reasons to get a 360 are 1: To play new games (which I already have for PC) and 2: For the graphics. I have a CTR, non-hi-def TV, so the whole graphics thing doesnt work. Also, I can make any game for the 360 look better on my computer Just wanted to get your take on things and see how many people agree with me!
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the old xboxes are still phenominal gaming machines in my opinion. plus if you get one for 200 with games and stuff jump on it. if your into moding, the xbox can be soft moded via network so its realy simple nowadays. id do the original xbox.
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i have linux on my xbox, its awesome.

go for which ever one you want
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yea the xbox can be turned into many things. once i saw one runing that looked and functioned like windows media center.
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Originally Posted by phatcars89
yea the xbox can be turned into many things. once i saw one runing that looked and functioned like windows media center.
Ya, my friend has his set up with a 200 GB HDD and has over 20 games and movies and serveral hundred arcade games!
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well there ya go.. ask him how he did his and then do it. get some money together... get a hdd and then you have a gaming/entertainment console. my friends also plays nes,snes,gba,genisis,n64,and even ps1 games! its amasing what can be done to it. im saving up to buy one now actually.
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Modding eh? I think you just gave me a great idea! My Xbox may have died on my a few days ago (which ALSO reminds me, gotta return Black!) so I may find out what's wrong and replace it and then mod it into something sweet. REPS for all of you guys for inspiring me , sorry to hijack this thread.
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old xbox = cheaper games

u can have 3 games for the price of 1 new 360 game, 3 NEW xbox games, imagine prices of used ones
    
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I love the 360, but I have a hi-def tv. Dunno if you should get one.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by claymanhb
I love the 360, but I have a hi-def tv. Dunno if you should get one.
You can run it through your CTR/LCD monitor via VGA.... set the res to 1280x720 and there you have 720p without a hdtv...
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