Jump to content


- - - - -

Xbox 360 60GB LIVE Starter Pack $80 (Free Shipping) at Amazon


#1 Neotribal   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   125 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:06 AM

$79.96, w00t!

http://www.amazon.co...duct/B001HHWFEY

:applause:

#2 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:07 AM

Put the price in the title. Good find, OP.

#3 Shimrra   Hello Ladies !!! CAGiversary!   2399 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:12 AM

I am tempted...do you think this is a sign of a price drop?

A beautiful 35-year-old ain’t as as good lookin’ as an ugly 19-year-old. Women expect us to like them but they don’t even like each other” Patrice O’neal

x5e4xj.jpgShimrra74.png


#4 linkmon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   464 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:16 AM

Meh, when it's $60 it's mine....maybe!!

"Tattaglia was a pimp.....He never could of out fought Santino.......

What I didn't know until this day, that it was Barzini all along."




#5 cdul   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   66 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:39 AM

If this had a transfer cable, I'd bite... eh, I'll probably end up buying anyway and worry about the cable later...

#6 mrfreeziexp   CAGiversary? CAGiversary!   219 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

mrfreeziexp

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:41 AM

If this had a transfer cable, I'd bite... eh, I'll probably end up buying anyway and worry about the cable later...



oohhh... so this doesn't have a transfer cable?
:cold:

#7 crzyjoeguy   King of Beers CAGiversary!   2522 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 02:43 AM

oohhh... so this doesn't have a transfer cable?

nope, no transfer cable.
Posted Image


#8 luvmysegadc   All CAGs hail Hypnotoad! CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

luvmysegadc

Posted 09 April 2009 - 04:18 AM

Just a suggestion:
I took a chance on an Ebay seller (there are a couple, I chose seller 'artmall88') that ships a 120 GB HDD from China for less than $83 shipped (there are a couple for less than $77 shipped now). Ordered on March 11th. Delivered in 2 weeks.

Totally legit.
Works perfectly.
Extremely satisfied.

As for the transfer kit, DO NOT BUY ONE FROM SOMEONE ELSE WHEN YOU CAN GET IT FOR FREE!!!

Follow the link below to Xbox 360 Migration Form from their website, fill out the form as requested, and for the selection asking for the serial number of your new elite or special edition console, just tell them the truth (for me, I wanted to have an expanded hard drive for my existing console for DLC and the ability to use the 'install game to hard drive' function), then mail and/or fax in the form. It arrived in less than 2 weeks and oddly enough, on the same day as my new HDD:

http://assets.xbox.c...t-OrderForm.pdf

-or-

http://www.xbox.com/...tamigration.htm
(link is at the bottom of page)

OP, this is still a nice deal and a great find by you, but why pay for 60GB when you can get 120GB for practically the same price? Which ever option that you choose, please remember that you can get the transfer kit for FREE.

#9 texstorm2442   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   3 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

texstorm2442

Posted 09 April 2009 - 05:45 AM

Thanks brother!
Posted Image
Posted Image

#10 simmias   Likely to be eaten by a grue CAGiversary!   3000 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
PS4

Posted 09 April 2009 - 11:36 AM

for the selection asking for the serial number of your new elite or special edition console, just tell them the truth (for me, I wanted to have an expanded hard drive for my existing console for DLC and the ability to use the 'install game to hard drive' function)

Just to make sure I'm understanding you correctly, did you just write that explanation in that field instead of providing a serial number? And that worked?

#11 Organ Donor   Watch his Bull Charge! CAGiversary!   1250 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Organ Donor

Posted 09 April 2009 - 11:46 AM

As for the transfer kit, DO NOT BUY ONE FROM SOMEONE ELSE WHEN YOU CAN GET IT FOR FREE!!!

Follow the link below to Xbox 360 Migration Form from their website, fill out the form as requested, and for the selection asking for the serial number of your new elite or special edition console, just tell them the truth (for me, I wanted to have an expanded hard drive for my existing console for DLC and the ability to use the 'install game to hard drive' function), then mail and/or fax in the form. It arrived in less than 2 weeks and oddly enough, on the same day as my new HDD:

http://assets.xbox.c...t-OrderForm.pdf

-or-
[COLOR=DarkOrange]
http://www.xbox.com/...tamigration.htm



I can vouch for this. They have the power to send you the transfer kit without having to provide them with 2 serial numbers. I called 1 800 4 MY XBOX and explained that I bought a refurbished HDD from GameStop and that it did not come with a cable. They ended up mailing me one without even having to fill out the form.

#12 JJSP   Beyond economical repair. CAGiversary!   9858 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 04:53 PM

Thirding the transfer cable. I faxed mine over to them with my 20GB serial number in the "current" spot and "pending on order from Amazon" in the "new" spot. I got two transfer cables (one from TX, one from IL I believe) in about a week.

In a little bit of profiteering, you can easily sell your transfer cables on eBay for roughly $35 each - if you get two, you've upgraded your HD for (almost) free.

Cause I'm sick of seeing ghosts, and I know how it's all gonna end

There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#13 ryosnk   I'm a super patriot. CAGiversary!   3894 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 05:07 PM

Thanks op.

#14 TC   Better w/o Kinect CAGiversary!   3051 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 05:23 PM

Yeah I also got a transfer cable free from MS using the fax in form. Only listed listed the serial from the 20GB system and they sent it right away.

You can also score a good deal on 60GB drives on Ebay once in a while. Especially if you use Cashback. Got mine for $35 shipped around Xmas time.

#15 Doomed  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 07:20 PM

As far as I can tell, Arcade + Starter Pack is a better deal than the 60GB bundle, even at full price. What does the Pro come with that the Arcade + Starter Pack doesn't come with?

sig.gif


#16 R1V3R5   No Pussy McNeverSexes CAGiversary!   2500 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 09 April 2009 - 08:47 PM

As far as I can tell, Arcade + Starter Pack is a better deal than the 60GB bundle, even at full price. What does the Pro come with that the Arcade + Starter Pack doesn't come with?


Component cables.

And the official component cables are $39.99 on their own. However, who the hell would buy the official component cables? There are cheaper 3rd party cables if component is needed. Although I'm assusming most people are going with an HDMI cable anyway. But, yeah, only official component cables are missing once you buy the arcade and this starter kit.
Posted Image
"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers."
-Francois Fenelont

#17 luvmysegadc   All CAGs hail Hypnotoad! CAGiversary!   596 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

luvmysegadc

Posted 10 April 2009 - 06:39 AM

Just to make sure I'm understanding you correctly, did you just write that explanation in that field instead of providing a serial number? And that worked?


Yep

#18 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 10 April 2009 - 06:40 AM

I also got a free transfer cable from MS using that method, after having bought a used 120GB drive from GS.

#19 shelisheli   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   132 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

shelisheli

Posted 10 April 2009 - 03:37 PM

Just a suggestion:
I took a chance on an Ebay seller (there are a couple, I chose seller 'artmall88') that ships a 120 GB HDD from China for less than $83 shipped (there are a couple for less than $77 shipped now). Ordered on March 11th. Delivered in 2 weeks.

Totally legit.
Works perfectly.
Extremely satisfied.


now THAT is very VERY cool.

off topic..would anyone reccommend a bigger HD for someone who plays 2-3 games at a time? (i have a 20gb now) im new to xbox so i still dont know exactly what it does but bigger is better, no?

#20 DAWG26   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2291 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 10 April 2009 - 03:42 PM

Good deal. Thanks OP!

#21 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 10 April 2009 - 04:02 PM

now THAT is very VERY cool.

off topic..would anyone reccommend a bigger HD for someone who plays 2-3 games at a time? (i have a 20gb now) im new to xbox so i still dont know exactly what it does but bigger is better, no?


Well, ever since the NXE, you have the option to install games to the hard drive. This has the benefits of decreased load times in many games and less wear and tear on the disc drive. These installs typically take up between 3GB and 7GB.

Even before the NXE, I was worried about the 20GB HDD, simply because of all the content that is out there, now.

#22 SpitFire158  

SpitFire158

Posted 10 April 2009 - 04:45 PM

Off Topic- Someone told me that the transfer cable doesn't work on the 60 GB HD. Is this true or no?


#23 JJSP   Beyond economical repair. CAGiversary!   9858 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 10 April 2009 - 05:29 PM

Transfer cable works on the 60GB drive.

The only limitations on it that I know of are that you can only go smaller->larger or same->same. In other words, 20GB->20/60/120GB, 60GB->60/120GB, and 120GB->120GB.

Cause I'm sick of seeing ghosts, and I know how it's all gonna end

There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#24 leland   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   6 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 April 2009 - 10:24 PM

+1 for buying for a 120 gb drive for $70 off ebay (after factoring in cashback)

#25 Doomed  

Posted 10 April 2009 - 10:44 PM

I have read online in many places that buying the hacked hard drives and playing on LIVE will get you banned. Is this true? How long have you happy purchasers had them and been playing online?

sig.gif


#26 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 11 April 2009 - 01:30 AM

Drives that have firmware that allows for nefarious activities will get you banned. I'm guessing these Chinese drives are basically made by someone getting a hold of the HDD casing and buying the model of Western Digital drive that MS uses. In that case, nothing would happen. It would be recognized as a regular 360 drive. Plenty of people have done this easy mod themselves. Again, this is what I am guessing these Chinese drives are.

#27 Doomed  

Posted 11 April 2009 - 01:36 AM

Drives that have firmware that allows for nefarious activities will get you banned. I'm guessing these Chinese drives are basically made by someone getting a hold of the HDD casing and buying the model of Western Digital drive that MS uses. In that case, nothing would happen. It would be recognized as a regular 360 drive. Plenty of people have done this easy mod themselves. Again, this is what I am guessing these Chinese drives are.

I know that all they are are just buying broken 20GB HDDs and replacing with an identical HDD. But from what I've read on a few websites that sell them, the official hard drives have a unique ID that identifies you on LIVE, and if two people with the same ID are online at the same time, you get banned.

sig.gif


#28 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 11 April 2009 - 01:40 AM

Doubt that's the case. Again, plenty of people have done this mod themselves without an issue. I was gonna do it myself, until I realized GS sold the used drives for $100. After coupon and EDGE, I was able to get it for $70 in store credit.

#29 batmundo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   69 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 13 April 2009 - 01:12 AM

I faxed over my form for the migration kit to MS....does anyone know if they send you some kinda of confirmation e-mail at all? Or does it just show up on your door one day?

#30 bigdaddybruce44   Murders & Executions CAGiversary!   13288 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

bigdaddybruce44

Posted 13 April 2009 - 01:40 AM

Just showed up for me.