Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by Budly Moore » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:17 pm

I kept mine for among other things Silent Hill 2, after the HD remakes, glad I kept it.
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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by AceGrace » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:25 pm

I picked up my 4th xbox at a carboot yesterday. It is fitted with an xecutor mod chip and came with a wireless controller.

unfortunately I think it is a dud. When I switch it on, it comes up with a red led, turns off, then on again with a red led, then off, then on again and flashes red and blue. Anyone know what the problem might be?

I have looked online and there are lots of references to flashing red/green led'sbut not red/blue.

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by stvd » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:39 pm

The blue has been added later. Xbox only has red, green & orange.
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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by SexyWayne » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:48 pm

My LED is red all the time, only after loading a new bios onto my mod chip, I was trying to get rid of the eject/reset bug that evox bios' suffer with.. needless to say it still suffers with it :roll:

I'm gonna live with it tho, it's bad enough updating the bios and not knowing whether or not the XBOX will reboot after... but to do it twice... no thanks :lol: at least the bios I installed has got rid of the flubber animation and it boots into XBMC a lot quicker now :D

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by DanWelsh86 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:52 pm

I've been looking for a modded one, is it easier to just buy one and mod it myself?

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by SexyWayne » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:14 pm

You can either go the softmod route, or modchip route... personally I think modchips are best.. you have no problems upgrading the HDD just plonk one in and away you go, with a softmod you have to hotswap them (unplug and plug them in while the power is on) or stick with the bog standard tiny HDD and a softmod just seems a little too fidly for my liking, give me a chip and a soldering iron anyday, I had no problems soldering mine in, time consuming but well worth it.. iirc my chip cost around 15 quid and the xbox cost me 20 quid...

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by ShadowNeku » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:38 pm

Definately worth owning both. There are such a host of problems with backwards compatability for original Xbox games that you take quite a risk unless you research every purchase. Half of my fave Xbox games dont even work on 360 either.
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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:11 am

much difference between PAL and NTSC ?

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by stvd » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:41 am

CIH wrote:much difference between PAL and NTSC ?
If you're going to get a modded one then you can have both!
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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by morch-uk » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:28 am

yeah my xbox1 was pal, but after softmodding i used a program to trick the bios into thinking its ntsc US so it can output 720p for some games and my main UI which is xbmc and unleashx

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by SoupDragon » Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:01 pm

Get one! I only got an original in 2010 and ive played more on that than the 360. It really is a great console.
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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by pomegran » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:11 pm

AceGrace wrote:I picked up my 4th xbox at a carboot yesterday. It is fitted with an xecutor mod chip and came with a wireless controller.

unfortunately I think it is a dud. When I switch it on, it comes up with a red led, turns off, then on again with a red led, then off, then on again and flashes red and blue. Anyone know what the problem might be?

I have looked online and there are lots of references to flashing red/green led'sbut not red/blue.
Mine has dual boot so if you just 'tap' the on button it starts blue (which means mod is on) whereas if you hold it just a little bit longer it goes red which means mod off.

Simply tap the on button it and see what happens.

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:39 pm

Just paid for a Crystal Xbox. Also bought Far Cry Instincts Evo, Panzer Dragoon Orta and Oddworld Stranger's Wrath. :D

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by pantal00ns » Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:42 pm

CIH wrote:Just paid for a Crystal Xbox. Also bought Far Cry Instincts Evo, Panzer Dragoon Orta and Oddworld Stranger's Wrath. :D
Any games you are after give me a shout. Just been sorting through tonight probably got around 100 I have finished with or will be unlikely to play in the near future.

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Re: Is an Xbox worth it alongside a 360 ?

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:16 pm

CIH wrote:Just paid for a Crystal Xbox. Also bought Far Cry Instincts Evo, Panzer Dragoon Orta and Oddworld Stranger's Wrath. :D
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