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maybe it's because people suddenly use the xbox more because of kinect... longer usage = more heat = failure...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cepheus View Post
All Kinect processing is done on the CPU.
Can a RROD be caused from CPU?

If not, I'm pretty sure it's the GPU that is the most failure in the RROD. Which means (if I'm right) that the kinect games cause more load.
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Xboxes fail not because "the design sucked and it was too old anyway".

No, they fail because they were DESIGNED to fail.
If companies wanted to make consoles last, they would make them last.

However, where are the $,$$$,$$$'s in that?
post #54 of 59
Coincidence? I plugged my PS3 into my friends tv (the same model I have) and somehow it (tv, not ps3) was fried in the process.

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Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
I have gone through 6 xbox 360's since launch
Idk if this is aimed at you or m$, but...
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Quote:
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Xboxes fail not because "the design sucked and it was too old anyway".

No, they fail because they were DESIGNED to fail.
If companies wanted to make consoles last, they would make them last.

However, where are the $,$$$,$$$'s in that?
Haven't they replaced a ton at their own cost?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srsdude View Post
Xboxes fail not because "the design sucked and it was too old anyway".

No, they fail because they were DESIGNED to fail.
If companies wanted to make consoles last, they would make them last.

However, where are the $,$$$,$$$'s in that?
I highly doubt that's the case considering how much Sony and Microsoft have had to pay out over the years for faulty consoles. They fail because it's a competition and they cut corners and costs to be first.

That being said, I don't think Kinetic had anything to do with this console's failure.
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hahahah ring of death the reason I sold my xbox and went to pc
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Quote:
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I wasn't aware consoles had parts that wore down like this. Seriously. This is a foot in mouth moment for console superiority.
There was never console superiority, so spare your foot!

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post #59 of 59
this is why i dont have a 360. and when i eventually get one, i'm not getting a kinect. not just because of the red ring thing, but just because it sucks. and the fact that my room is way too small.
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