Reports of the "Jasper" model of the Xbox 360 have been reported to have been in stores since as early as late September, and now a newer report gives us some better details on what to look for, particularly the output voltage on the power brick.
to late for the rrod casualties were high already
if this is true... i will buy one after i buy my HDTV, my logitec racing wheel for GT5, surround sound, some more games and, by then i dont think i will want one, but i will buy one anyways for gears2 and forza2... just for the heck of it.
Better them fix it now than not fix it at all.
if so then ima sell both my xbox 360s. i need ur xbox to rrod tho. so i can fix them to make money to buy my dream house. i can repair E74 and RROD. without broken xbox 360s how would i make the extra money to take my girl out. Kigmal wassup
yo bombaclaat why the hell are you spamming my inbox you douche. on live and n4g, eff you
Will the disc be stuck in it? Btw, do fixed 360's come w/ the new chip? If so, I would actually like for it to die on me. Better to happen now then later when the warranty is up. I've had it a little over a year, so far only a couple freezes
the last model of 360 was supposed to kill RROD IT DIDNT so why should this one?? MS lied to you before and people traded in their consoles this is another SCAM to sell more consoles. MS are only selling more consoles through lies and SCAMS RROD has helped them more that you think!
No, you can eject the disc when you get RROD
dont feel like being out 65 bucks too
Bring it back to the base. If we analyse it, we may find a cure to the virus!
THEY FIXED IT... I better throw away the one I allready have. and run out and spend 349$ on the one that does not break
lol, word XD
Maybe that was the plan all along. Take our money, give us a little taste and then nail us again for a product that's actually reliable. It'd be brilliant if we didn't know that financially it backfired so dramatically. According to MS's fiscal updates the 360 has lost their games division over 3 billion between the warranty and R&D costs. At the current rate of $400-500 million a year now that they're finally making money, it'll take them 6 years at this rate to even break even on the 360. When you figure in XBL memberships bring in about $650 million a year, don't hold your breath waiting for MS to give you a break there. Take away XBL subscription fees and suddenly MS games division still isn't making a dime.
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bacon is good I like it on salads and sandwiches.
You might have sounded intelligent if your entire comment wasn't just copypasta from wiki. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
aww you got me
There's nothing wrong with copy-pasting wikipedia =P
We all did copy-pasta from wiki in school when we were lazy! @Mr Bacon in Salad and Sandwich wtf! BACON AND EGGS MY BOY! BACON AND EGGS, B&E!
Finally, I can get another 360. They make good media extenders.
And so does my spare old Pentium4 1.4GHz PC... Yes, but I'm talking about cost vs. ability vs. usage. I have a PS3, it's in my living room right next to my 360. But, I'm not going to spend $300+ on another PS3 just to stream some video and play a few games while I'm winding down after a long day. Let's not make this a PS3 vs. 360 argument, since my post isn't intended to be troll or flamebait. Let me have my opinion, especially when it isn't biased. Good God. So many polarized people on this site. Let me say it again: I'M NOT PICKING SIDES! I own all consoles and rate them on MERIT, not "cool points" or what my little friends on the playground think.
They will be able to find a cure for AIDS before they can find one for RROD :P
@GlibGamer I respect you for your not taking any sides, but I'm having trouble understanding your post. You already own a PS3 yet you're not going to spend another 300 dollars on another PS3 to stream media to? Why not just use the one you already have? Lord knows it's painless and very efficient.
Sorry if it's confusing. I'm going to leave the PS3 in the living room where it is. I want a console in the bedroom so I can stream movies to it wirelessly. I hate tearing my entertainment center apart to move consoles, hence the additional console purchase. It's nothing against any console, it's all about the cost to install the unit and get it running. No idea how people can disagree with that. :D
I can understand that. Our bedroom isn't large enough to accommodate a shelf to house a console, otherwise that'd be cool. For me, I just leave my systems hooked up in the front room. That's where I do about 99% of my home theatre viewing anyways.
I was a netflix subscriber before the NXE.. I was worried the selection on the Instant Stream list would be poor.. I am shocked. Full TV series, Movies from classics to new, some are now HD. I am very happy this is on my 360.
fuk this. Ill just stick with my SUPERIOR PC.
Have fun dishing out the mulah to upgrade it. :P
Nothing will stop the 360 from going to 360 degrees and failing, not even Chuck Noris. PS3 is the superior console, end of. When will the bots realise that they have been ripped off? RRoD rate of 30% and M$$$$ are only just attempting to address the problem. Thats fanboyism at its greatest and saddest. Go and buy a PS3 bots and see what I'm talking about.
30% is not a fact. That's just what an EB employee said, and fanboys ate it up. Some say 10%, some say 30%. Does that make it fact? Obviously there's a problem with the console, but here's the thing. When are you fanboys going to realize that EVEN WITH a failure rate, the 360 is still outselling the PS3? That's pretty bad.(and NO MS doesn't count replacement consoles in their estimates. They took out separate money for that) My family has two 360s. My father and brother use my launch 360 every few days for hours at a time. Not one problem after 3 years(although it's noticeably louder than my elite). I use my elite ALL of the time. No problems. Obviously I'm lucky to not have had any problems but I don't think it's 30%, at least not anymore. Out of all of my close friends that have a 360, only 2 have had problems. I'd say about 14 of my friends have a 360. Out of my other online friends, only 5 have had problems. I have 53 friends(all active on LIVE). That's not 30%. Move on fanboy. Telling everyone to buy a PS3 instead of a 360 is "fanboyism at its greatest and saddest."
My 8800gtx is still rock solid ive been using it for 2 years now so the upgrade sh!t is out the window. Its still kicking azz :) In fact ive been using my 8800gtx longer than my ps3s and its never broke. Imagine that
The 360 lived thru the RROD because it has great games, that is all you Sony fan boy grasp at. Now that it is a thing of the past what will you cry about now?
Now I can finally buy one. I will respect them for finally fixing this issue.
I was holding out for a console that would solve the problems, though sometimes their is that old addage of "To late" but for now I'll look, wait, and see. If it does and the money is available then I'd buy to.
Yes, it's about bloody time. That's why I was scared of buying one in the first place.
Considering it took them 3 years to get a functional unit out this is when they should have really launched the 360. I own all 3 consoles and have only had problems with one console to a frustrating level. That is the 360, if it were not for Best Buys warranty to replace them I would of stopped at console number 3. The first one was a faulty power brick I let it slide, second one lasted a month RROD, 3rd one kept scratching discs and freezing. The fourth is currently only being used in terms of exclusive titles. Not to mention the Xbox original had tons of problems with the disc drive. With no Live the console is pretty much worthless IMO. My PS3 has froze on me with a couple of games which is frustrating but no other problems. The Wii... well that doesn't get used enough to have any problems. I can't respect a company for doing what they should of in the beginning make a solid console.
Same here, So far the other two consoles and an MMO have held me over until this time, and I'm sure others have probably done the same (Waiting it out before buying a 360) As the estimated failure rate numbers that were thrown about were really just unacceptable in the first place. I just didn't want to have my 360 that I purchased with Live and various games. Scratching up said games, and then going RROD on me, have it shipped out only to get a different one back and find various things missing. As well as perhaps my discs beyond playable. Hopefully this will do the trick.
Better late than never.. I always say. =)
I take my hat off to you, Ma'am, for actually doing what you said you were going to do.
I don't entirely hate the 360 because it's a gaming console. I love games. What I don't love are Microsoft's tactics and how they're always trying to derail competition. But there's no reason for me to take it out on their console, now that they're finally addressing the issue.
time to let the fools test it first. Good thing my birthday is in may. By then I should know if MS lied again or not.
... and so it begins ...
Yes karl, now you can clap. :3
Where's Juuken? Did she get a new name..? o.O
Dude. Ultimolu = Juuken's new main account ---------- *starts clapping*
we aren't sure,same thing was said with th falcon.also what about the other problems like disk scratching,disk read error with chinese words,dis tray getting stuck,etc?
ewwww, it's Britney *feels constipated*
oh dear god i hope its true, im on my fourth 360. if my fifth 360(if the fourth were to fail), im done with the 360 with all the sadness of my heart. :(
lol after the first break I would jump ship the ps3, maybe even a wii lol.
if this really does fix this, then i will get a 360 finally
WHAT!!!!?????? Where's the obligatory RROD picture that N4G uses for EVERY 360 article? Wtf? You guys are slacking!!!
Well, that's awesome...... for the new consumers. At least MS are doing something to fix the problem.
If true I can finally get one with no fears of RROD -_-
so if MS followed normal quality tests and inspections and product modifications before release then the 360 would be released holiday 2008
That's what i was thinking, How many years has it taken them to produce a realiable xbox 360 since it was released? The dirty pisstaking bastards.
Proved it. Lol...
How did an article with grammar this terrible make it past the approval process; what a joke... .. ...
Now for the cure of Aids next ?
same garbage from the same company = RRoD!
You sound like an old record stuck on loop.
I still don't trust Microsoft as far as I can throw them.
The 360 is a console, not a PR for Microsoft. Just shut up and go jump off a bridge fanboy.
Oh hey, thanks for using my lines against me! Boy isn't this fun! I don't trust Microsoft, but I do enjoy the games. I just can't stand the hardware, the issues, and how they've chosen to deal with them. Oh, and I'm not a fanboy. I use a Microsoft operating system (on a custom-built PC and with linux dual-booted along side it, of course), I did have an Xbox 360 (well, 4 of them). I've got a massive Gears of War 2 POP display adorning my room...it's about 5 and a half feet tall. Call of Duty 2 is still one of my favorite games this gen (played it on 360 / XBL). I've still got an original Xbox on a shelf right underneath my PS3 in my entertainment center. Yes I still play Halo 2 occasionally with my little brother. Co-op is fun. So...you were saying something about being a fanboy? Don't even try to insinuate that. Even though I haven't been on in a while, check my XBL gamertag as well. Coeus87. PSN - CoeusTitan Never bothered with the Wii friend code crap. Sold my Wii after 2 weeks. Had a gamecube too...mostly just for Metroid Prime =)
Yeah I used your own lines against you to get you worked up,,and I guess it worked. Again, just shows really how immature you really are. Telling people to jump off a bridge is low. Oh yeah, btw, I bet you that your first console you ever owned was a gamecube,, child.
No, the first "console" I owned was a Gameboy from 1989. I was 2 years old. I still have it. Get your head out of your ass, you presumptuous prick.
just in time for next christmas! BTW, why hasn't the ps3rd had a price cut yet? That dead duck sunk years ago...
Haha, they did have a price cut...within the first year! I don't think Sony can afford another cut so soon. They're already losing money on every console sold, aren't they?
Soooo, what about the console I have now...? Thats no good, right? ... ? ... I will have to sell it and buy this new one.. But I will lose money. Why are you doing this Microsoft!?!? lol xD