August 15th, 2007, 07:58 PM #21
From what I have been told and read, yes. Thats why MS is not charging for the RROD repairs.
Originally Posted by ASUcruz
August 17th, 2007, 07:14 AM #22
An update on my repair.
Aug 11th(sat) - Xbox gets RROD.
Contact MS Customer service for repairs.
Aug 13th(mon) - MS sends return box to me.
Aug 16th(thurs) - I receive box and send back immediately.
Aug 17th(fri) - My xbox is on its way to TX after leaving
So hopefully they get it on Monday and ship me a fixed one sometime next week (I highly doubt it will be that quick). I have been told 2-4 weeks repair time, but people I have been talking to say its less than 2 weeks 95% of the time.
August 17th, 2007, 07:55 AM #23
I've had mine for about a year and like OrangePuck and ASUcruz, haven't had any issues.
My brother recently turned his in and it only took 3 weeks total from getting the RROD to getting a new (or refurbished) system.
The question is, how long do you guys play for? 2-3 hours a day? More?
August 17th, 2007, 10:12 AM #24
I'm lucky to get 2-3 hours a week in on it.
August 24th, 2007, 07:12 PM #25
August 27th, 2007, 04:39 PM #26
That's what you get for playing Saints Row...
Originally Posted by spjon25
August 27th, 2007, 05:05 PM #27
What about the new Xbox 360 Elite. Any word if those get the red ring of death as well? I need to pick up an Xbox 360 soon because of the new NHL game.
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August 27th, 2007, 06:57 PM #28
I've got the Elite and so far no problems whatsoever. Looking back, when I first purchased the original Xbox 360 I was having disc read errors as early as one week into my ownership. Hopefully this Elite can last a bit longer than it's cheaper, uglier little brother.
Originally Posted by TooCool
August 29th, 2007, 11:52 AM #29
I've had to send in 2 of them so far. Still waiting.......zzzzzzzzz.......want to play bioshock and the new tiger woods. Not to mention halo 3 is coming out!
August 31st, 2007, 08:31 AM #30
Most likely you will get back a different refurbished unit. At least that's what I heard and that's what they did with me.
Originally Posted by Boozehound
You're right - it won't be that quick. It was more like a month for me - 4 days getting there; 12 working days there; 4 days coming back - and then it wasn't even the same unit.