Go Back   nV News Forums > Software Forums > Gaming Central > Console World

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-12-07, 03:41 PM   #73
Subtestube
Anisymbolic
 
Subtestube's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Posts: 1,365
Default Re: Microsoft now receiving 2,500 broken 360s per day in UK alone?

Bad turnaround times are going to be endemic until the post-upgraded-warranty rush is over. MS admitted as much in a Q&A I read in the past few days, though I can't recall where. I'm not saying it's ideal, just that if your 360 fails right now, it's to be expected.

EDIT: Personally I'm hoping that mine lasts until a few months after the 65nm change goes over, and then dies. By that stage the rush should've calmed down, and it would be nice to have a really reliable one.
__________________
Dr Possible: Core 2 Duo E6400 on Gigabyte GA-965P-DS4. Galaxy GeForce 7600GT. 2GB Corsair XMS 2 DDR2-6400 RAM (CL5). ATi Theatre 550 Pro. Windows XP MCE. All stored in Piano black Antec Sonata II, with a broken door.

Mobile: ASUS M2400N, Pentium M 1.5 GHz. 512 MB DDR RAM. Intel EXTREME graphics. Windows XP SP 2 / Ubuntu 5.10.

Ridiculous DOES not have an 'e' in it. It comes from "ridicule" and has less than nothing to do with the colour red.
Subtestube is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-07, 05:02 PM   #74
npras42
Hi Everybody!
 
npras42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Manchester, UK
Posts: 1,698
Default Re: Microsoft now receiving 2,500 broken 360s per day in UK alone?

Mine actually really did fail just last night... Sucks for me I guess!

EDIT: Just a few days ago I was thinking exactly the same thing about the 65nm die shrink, and hoping that if my console was to die it would be after that.
npras42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hands-on with Microsoft Surface, a tablet targeting the iPadā?¦and Ultrabooks News Archived News Items 0 06-19-12 12:00 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2014, nV News.