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Gaming Thread, Is Xbox Number 3 on its way out?? in Fun Stuff; So, it looks like the GPU is fubar... IMG_0048.jpg IMG_0049.jpg IMG_0050.jpg What you think, send it back to MS or ...
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    Is Xbox Number 3 on its way out??

    So, it looks like the GPU is fubar...
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    What you think, send it back to MS or trade it in quick and get credit towards a new Slim?

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    send it to MS, get it repaired free, THEN trade it....

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    Grr, they are making out its out of warranty as its not RROD - yet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Grr, they are making out its out of warranty as its not RROD - yet!
    Well you know how to solve that one

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    yeah open it and loosen the heatsink so it rrod's then send it back..

    ive got one at home at the moment where theres no video being shown but the sound works, no red lights, ill be sending it to them once its got rrod

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    I lost all faith in my Elite after it RROD'd & haven't used it since it came back from its little holiday. Keep meaning to trade it in at Game or Gamestation.

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    trade it in then get the new one which is out in a couple of weeks time

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    I would call them back and just explain that as you got off the phone and you tried it again you got the RROD ( with some tweaks as above )

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    They check the seals, I have been looking into it.

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    XBOX 360 WARRANTY SEAL STICKER 100%CONDITION & ORIGINAL on eBay (end time 20-Jul-10 14:32:41 BST)

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    or just warm it up so the glue gets soft and it peels off without tearing

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    I guess I'm lucky. I've had my Xbox for just over 2 years and no problems *Cross fingers*

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    They check the seals, I have been looking into it.
    Amatures, you just wrap it in a towl so that it covers the vents, turn it on and start playing a game or simply leave it running. This leave the seals intact and will happily allow the CPU/GPU to massivly exceed their heat thresholds causing a RROD.

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    Love it, you are all criminal masterminds hehe

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    you've got a hairdryer right.....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    you've got a hairdryer right.....?
    Nope, just a pair of clippers

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