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How did you know it was over heating?
Because, when I opened it up. The amount of dust bunnies in that case were horrendous. Not to mention, the heatsinks were coated in dust. I would assume that they were getting absolutely no air flow. I could turn it on, play one game of Black Ops and it would RROD on me. Not to mention the temps coming out the fans were hotter than ever.
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Isn't this modding your xbox?
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Because, when I opened it up. The amount of dust bunnies in that case were horrendous. Not to mention, the heatsinks were coated in dust. I would assume that they were getting absolutely no air flow. I could turn it on, play one game of Black Ops and it would RROD on me. Not to mention the temps coming out the fans were hotter than ever.
Was it an easy tear down? can you post pics?
    
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Because, when I opened it up. The amount of dust bunnies in that case were horrendous. Not to mention, the heatsinks were coated in dust. I would assume that they were getting absolutely no air flow. I could turn it on, play one game of Black Ops and it would RROD on me. Not to mention the temps coming out the fans were hotter than ever.
There goes your warranty unless you learned to use a hair dryer to peel the Microsoft sticker off to fool them I did that before but i never had freezes on mine lol. Well i don't own a console anymore but i aim to someday.
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Awesome thanks, I have the 4gb arcade model and need to get some more space!
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i now have jasper (all white in the front) 20gb hd
i updated the xbox software 2 weeks ago
i might buy 120gb
     
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post #27 of 60
i don't see how this would be illegal unless your renting the xbox or something... i mean u paid for the xbox outright and own it... so i think u should be able to change what ever u want about it
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Awesome thanks, I have the 4gb arcade model and need to get some more space!

     
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^Thank you!
Looks a bit tricky to line it up to get the HDD connected :/
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 3/4/11 at 11:43am
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post #30 of 60
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Was it an easy tear down? can you post pics?
It was a PITA but it's do able. The torx screws are hard since I didn't have the right size. I just used a small flat head and hit it in the screw and was able to twist them out ><

http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Xbox-360-Teardown/1203/1

You can use that guide to tear it down, as for a picture. I'll take one. But I can show you it here.

http://guide-images.ifixit.net/igi/y...EXvsbjH.medium

Essentially looks like this 24/7.

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There goes your warranty unless you learned to use a hair dryer to peel the Microsoft sticker off to fool them I did that before but i never had freezes on mine lol. Well i don't own a console anymore but i aim to someday.
Mine has been way out of warranty. Not to mention, if something goes wrong with this one. I'll just buy another one for cheap.
Edited by mbudden - 3/4/11 at 12:23pm
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