The my 360 works thread

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by Seth Buzzard, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    With all these "I'm getting/ I got a 360" threads popping up it seems like the topic always goes to the red ring and all the problems. I got mine 2 or 3 months after launch and never had these problems. So it got me wondering, I can't be the only person on earth with a working 360 so if you have one that has been working fine sound off!
     
  2. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    I've had my current one for quite a while, maybe half a year to a year, but it's the third one i'm on, and i've had scares about it shitting out. It's a near-launch model though, so i'm happy its still working. Still planning on getting an Elite eventaully, though.
     
  3. DevilzFan

    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    Got mine in Feb. Runs great.
     
  4. Sixshot

    Sixshot Jeff Goldbluman Group

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    I got one about a year ago, just used the insurance I had bought to get one of the new ones with HDMI and other new goodies. The old one worked fine, but I figured I would take advantage of the insurance.

    My brother has been through 5, but only 2 of them got RRoD if I remember correctly.
     
  5. jdre_124

    jdre_124 Super Dick

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    Got mine in June and have never been as happy with a console before. I hope I never get the RROD.
     
  6. BigPrime3000

    BigPrime3000 Well-Known Member

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    Never had the red ring of death thankfully. I had to change my first one out because it would consistently skip and not load properly, but since I got the new one it's behaved prefectly fine, save the occasional "insert this disc into a 360 console" when it's in the 360 console and the disc tray has trouble opening every now and then.

    Both problems are annoying when they pop up but aren't anywhere near major issues. I'm in love with my 360, I wish I had the time to pick up all the games that I wanted and be able to actually play them.
     
  7. Mike

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    you will, give it time. my brother and me had ours since before launch, and it finally kicked the bucket. It worked with the red ring of death for a few days, and eventually just stopped working entirely.

    we've already sent it off to microsoft to have it fixed.
     
  8. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    bought one 2 years ago, it lasted a day! game replaced it and new one has worked fine since, my gf uses it to watch media centre tv during the day, so it gets a fair amount of use.
     
  9. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    I got one last Oct. Game was freezing, replaced in Nov. Been working great since then.
     
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    Got mine last November. It's still working fine.
     
  11. seven

    seven RIP Poopers 4-1993/5-2008

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    6 months after launch and no red ring for me.
     
  12. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Got mine not too long ago, works great, but gets quite hot...
     
  13. Lord Megatron

    Lord Megatron FFFF

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    I had my old one for about a year, before it started freezing. I tried cleaning it and managed to fuck it over, so Microsoft sent me a new one. Works fine now.
     
  14. Optmaxx

    Optmaxx RC God TFW2005 Supporter

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    Got mine at launch. Had the red rings fixed it myself with the eraser trick and it works fine
     
  15. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    Well everything brakes eventually but with the horror stories from so many people if I make it into the new year before it craps out I will chock it up to just being one of those things and not so much shoddy construction.
     
  16. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Sounds about like a 1 in 3 failure rate....
     
  17. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    A friend of mine did something I thought was odd. Right before Costco changed there return policy he took his working 360 back and got a new ones until he got a red ringer so he could send it back to Microsoft in the hope of getting the new heat sink.
     
  18. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    Got mine last January and it's still working pretty well. It is technically my second. The first one I bought had hardware failure and I brought it back the day I bought it and exchanged for the current one I have now.


    However I'm still glad I purchased the extended yearlong warranty from where I bought it from. Wasn't willing to take the chance.
     
  19. mrhillz

    mrhillz Changed his user title. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I got mine in march, hard drive failure out of the box so I exchanged it. This one works just fine.
     
  20. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    Mine works. Only because Microsoft replaced my first one. Which I bought in Feb.
     

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