Sim_8_3
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2016-06-23T09:21:27Z
I recently found an Xbox 360 Pro Phat at my local Goodwill that has been working fairly good, I've been keeping it cool with a laptop cooling fan since the GPU on these have had had history of overheating leading to the dreaded Red Ring Of Death, I also found another Phat at the same Goodwill it was an Elite I got for 30 bucks that turned out to have the Red Ring Of Death but still has some life in it, anyway I've been playing some games on the good 360 like GTA V and NBA 2012 and it's been fun so far, the console let's me experience games that I otherwise would not be able to run on my old PC. So anybody else have one of these and would like to share some tips and tricks?

tmanvest
2016-06-23T12:36:50Z
this one goes for any console. make sure the system is on a stable surface and the no one tries to move it while it is on.

if you are using a wireless controller it may be a good idea to have rechargeable batteries.

never buy used games from walmart

Blackhawk8100
2016-06-23T16:21:36Z
Can you combine the Xboxs, like the GPUS? OR could you strip an Xbox and pimp it out and turn it into a PC w/ Windows 10?
tmanvest
2016-06-24T02:52:41Z
no to most of that because the 360 uses a risc processor meaning it doesnt have the x86 instruction set which is needed to run windows.

hypothetically you can do a lot to it like watercool components and whatnot but what is the cost of enhancimg a 10 year old device.

also the gpu would perform poorly outside of the xbox 360 confige due to the lack of drivers

digitaldd
2016-06-24T13:20:36Z
I still have an original Xbox which I modded to add a 320gig IDE hard drive and modchip of course. I can't find any of the old games I had but fortunately I had copied all of them to that hard drive. There is no online service for it to connect to but its still a solid XBMC client for any files DVD quality or lower and i can play stuff like Jade Empire, Evil Dead Regeneration, Marvel vs Capcom, etc. whenever I want..
Blackhawk8100
2016-06-24T13:54:36Z
Originally Posted by: digitaldd 

I still have an original Xbox which I modded to add a 320gig IDE hard drive and modchip of course. I can't find any of the old games I had but fortunately I had copied all of them to that hard drive. There is no online service for it to connect to but its still a solid XBMC client for any files DVD quality or lower and i can play stuff like Jade Empire, Evil Dead Regeneration, Marvel vs Capcom, etc. whenever I want..

I have a BUNCH of original Xbox games, it was a pretty good system and had decent games.

Sim_8_3
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2016-06-27T03:04:00Z
All good tips and suggestions, thanks.