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Just bought a pre-owned 360


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Hi guys

Just had delivery of a preowned xbox 360 elite from the game website. Seems I've had an old box, as its manufactured in Oct 2007. Looks like a falcon chipset (even though the label on the back says 16.5v).

My question is, how reliable are the falcons in compairson to the newer jaspers? I'd expected to get a jasper (didn't think there'd by many falcon's left).

Had it for a decent price (110 inc black ops), but don't want to get landed with a pup.




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If it's pre-Jasper I'd sell it on or take it back.

As far as I'm aware the Jasper was the first unit that substantially reduced the percentage of failure due to RROD.

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took it to the store and bought a brand new one with black ops for 200.

Thanks for the advice, confirmed what I already felt.


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I had 4 elites from the game site that were all faulty, the last made 3 days before RROD. In games defence they sent me a brand new 250GB console for no extra charge. But there pre-owned consoles leave a lot to be desired.


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My cousins got a preowned Xbox from GAME, arcade I think, it got RROD after 1 week with extremely light usage.

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