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Originally Posted by CorkyFan View Post
Oh that means you didn't take good care of your system so it broke on you. You'll either have to buy a new 360, or settle for second place (the PS3).
lolz you can't troll me. Good try though.
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Despite PS3 being more designed of a media-center system, I have to hand it to MS in some ways. The Xbox streams media from my computer a lot better than my PS3 does... Half of the time the PS3 can't load them at all, skipping to next video, etc takes so long (if it even goes) that I want to throw the thing. The same operation on the 360, surprisingly, while still not zooming fast, is adequate and functional. Also, being able to stream music while playing any game or navigating around the dashboard/marketplace is very intuitive. Again, on the PS3 side of things, you must leave the system in the Music Playback mode if you want to listen to music, no multi-tasking there... However, PS3 is my go-to device for watching Blu-Ray and DVDs... (Although the fan on my old 60gb model is often way too loud to enjoy a movie that has quiet parts, sounds like a damn hair-dryer.)

So I must agree, although its PRIMARILY a gaming console, I could see it more as an 'entertainment console' or device. Netflix, Marketplace, media streaming, etc bring lots of other uses to the console... Pretty much all of which Sony's console can do too, just wish they'd improve the implementation a bit! *hopes Sony releases some useful firmware updates soon*
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post #93 of 178
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Id say that was inaccurate.

Xbox= media/gaming console.
Ps3= media/gaming console.
Wii= living room/garden ornament OR expensive door stop.
No, your was the improved version
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... And Bill Ford says the Focus is not an automobile - it's really a hovercraft that doesn't have skirts, and uses wheels for propulsion instead of propellers or jets...

Ballmer is nuts - it's time he visits an asylum and get some real help?
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is microsoft...really, THAT retarded?
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You mean to say that I'm supposed to be using my old 360 to watch movies?
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"Whatever you WWWWHHHHHIIIIIIRRRR don't go into WWWWWHHHHHHIIIIIIIRRRR"

Me: "What is he not supposed to go to?!!?"

Can't hear anything over the fans..
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Instead of saying Xbox is not a gaming device, it's a multimedia device, Ballmer should have said that the Xbox is not just a gaming device, but also a mulitmedia device.
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Theyre pulling the Nintendo route. Although nintendo called the nes a home entertainment system just to get them to sell.
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Originally Posted by shadman View Post
You mean to say that I'm supposed to be using my old 360 to watch movies?
Can't hear anything over the fans..
Not to mention on half the old ones the disc drive is off balance and it is also extremely loud....for me it was so loud it was one of the reasons I hated playing it
    
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post #100 of 178
makes sense
for the longest time the only thing i used my 360 for was to watch movies
Edited by AK-47 - 1/17/11 at 4:10pm
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