So you have to baby it, mod it, upgrade the fan, maybe not use it as a DVD player, and chances are it's still going to break?
Well shit, why in the hell did I get this PS3 that's run flawlessly for two years. This Xbox thing sounds like a lot more of an adventure.
i know the PS3 is the best because of all it can do and how reliable it is, but you got to think who you are dealing with when it comes to the xbox. Microsoft knew about the heatsinks and how it would heat up everything for playing to much, if they fixed that then no one would buy a warranty. I asked a xbox employ on the phone what they do with an xbox when it is sent in with the 3RROD and all they do is clean between the heatsinks and put it back together. Microsoft could have fixed the problem but they didnt.
My first xbox went out and xbox took it and "fixed" it, a month later when my warranty was out it broke, i bought an xbox 360 elite a year ago and after fixing it the way you should then it never broke on me.
First thing you do is the spacing on the heat sinks
then upgrade the fan to a quite fan you can buy on ebay for $5
the elite's cd rom is upgraded with a nice one but if you have a white one just buy a elite cd rom off ebay for like $10
My first game system was a playstation, then playstation 2, then slim, then xbox, then xbox 360, I want a PS3 because they rock!!!!
Sorry for the long post