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BEST way to avoid red rings and never get them

Discussion in 'Xbox Consoles' started by NeMeZyZ, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. NeMeZyZ

    NeMeZyZ Chapter .1

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    not all the xboxes are destined to get red rings, infact NONE of them are, its just a matter of ventilation:mad5: no this doesnt involve towels or clothes or cooling chips or water coolers..simple...just let the power supply breathe. i was hoping to find an article online and it so happens that some guy did the same thing i did here is the link...

    http://www.gamespot.com/forums/show_msgs.php?topic_id=23998153&page=0

    or you can get a water cooling system...

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    also ..some ppl don't know this, but if you disconnect the a/v cables your GONNA get some rings (4) until you plug it back in..:ciappa:
     
  2. samXcor3

    samXcor3 the best kid!

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    wait so it has to do with the ventilation of the supply not the system??
     
  3. NeMeZyZ

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    i think it has NOTHING to do with the system, i learned and own and electronic repair store and know about this stuff and its pretty much basic and common sense. so no, i strongly believe the system is good and that the trouble lies on the positioning of the power brick, its huge and it heats up so it needs to ventilate, just like everything else in life, it needs to breathe. i had one of rthe FIRST xbox 36's released and still have the same exact one thanks to this method, its the CURE lol
     
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    well seeing as how mine was sitting on a glass shelf that has no sides or doors and was away from any other electronics and was kept in a really cool place and i still got it means its the console not having enough space inside or enough ventilation for the heat to escape fast enough. i keep all my electronics VERY well ventilated. always have and always will. the 360 is the only game console of mine to actually fail without it being my fault. i dont hate the 360 at all. in fact its my favorite of the 3 consoles but it is obvious that the 360 has design flaws that cause the solder to crack under the GPU due to heat causing the RRoD. all MS needs to do is stop using cheap solder (foxlink PSU in original xbox for example) and use better x-clamps and most of the problems will be solved (and maybe use Arctic Silver 5 lol)
     
  5. DEAN616

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    buy a ps3. Thats how you wont get the ring of death
     
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    I'll pass..

    As for the Water Cooling System mentioned above wouldn't that also void the warranty by messing with the cables within the 360. Also if that system was to backfire on you then it would just mean that you would have to spend another $300 - $400.00 just to purchase a new console. Whereas, you could have a replacement console shipped to you for free if your console had the rrod problem..
     
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    Eddienoteddy mii love wii

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    its the System and Power Cord that will overheat if they arent properly ventilated
     
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    JAKE196 Cogito Ergo Sum

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    well i don't feel like making a giant cooling system. . . I'll wait till they make a reliable version.
     
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    its not as much of a ventilation problem as it is a design flaw. my PSU and system were very well ventilated and i still got the RRoD. my friends consoles also were very well ventilated and they also got the RRoD. however i had mine the longest before i got the RRoD. the older consoles have a much higher risk of the RRoD regardless of how much ventilation you give it because the console doesnt have enough room inside to compensate for the heat produced.
     
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    ps3 is garbage
     
  12. bigwilliiy

    bigwilliiy Iam THE LAW!

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    no Ps3 is grill
     
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    the 360 is big enough..i wouldnt want this thing, plus it voids the warranty for when it still gets red ring..the red ring isnt only from overheating, theres many failures on the mobo that cause it, interesting find though
     
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    i had my 360 for 2 hrs in a nice cool environment before it got the rings, thats all lies my good friend :D

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    Well not really but your wrong :(
     
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    same, i got my xbox back from repairs and an hour later it was toast, and I made sure it was well ventilated
     
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    its already been told that it has to do with the way the 360 is put together.
     
  17. dark samus

    dark samus come to the dark side....

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    man, sounds like microsoft f***ed up big time
     
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    bigwilliiy Iam THE LAW!

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    YOU JUST FIGURED THAT OUT NOW?????:scared:
     
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    Yes. The constant heating up and cooling down cause the motherboard to warp slightly after a while. This causes the RRoD
     
  20. chwisch87

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    Really ... how?


    I have a perfect solution to not get the RRoD ... buy a PS3. :lol:

    Not saying its a totally superior system, both have their strong points, the PS3 is just much much more reliable.

    That being said, the best way to avoid a overheating 360 is to keep it out in the open where it can recirculate air easier. The plus side of this is that the microsoft loud-noise-making-failure-machine can be more easier heard so you can tell if your system is on or not. :ciappa:
     

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