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Buying a Used Xbox, Suggestions?


#1 Jayrcee   CAG Addict CAGiversary!   376 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 09 February 2010 - 04:39 AM

Hello all,
I am looking to purchase a used Xbox in the next few days and was wondering what I should be looking for. Are there certain revisions that are more reliable, any known problems I should be aware of, etc?
Thanks!

#2 kube00   Keeping in Cheap since 2005 CAGiversary!   9160 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 February 2010 - 04:42 AM

Let's see check the manufacturing date, try to avoid anything earlier then 2003
DVD rom drive comparison
http://www.llamma.co..._comparison.htm
You want a samsung or a phillips, thompson drives struggle to read discs even when they are perfect

Problems? Sometimes video failure, sometimes dvd drive failure, most of the stuff is pretty easy to to fix. Nothing like a good xbmc.....

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