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Old 11-21-07, 08:36 PM
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Question re XBox 360 and its HD-DVD Drive...

I read somewhere recently that the best 360 model for using with the HD-DVD drive is the Elite... is that accurate? If so, why?

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I don't think it makes any difference what 360 you use with it.
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If anything, I'd say the Elite is the worst to use... aesthetically. I mean, it's black and the HD-DVD drive is white.
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Personally with the price of stand alone HD DVD Players, I'd go that route instead of the 360 add on.
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Originally Posted by sniper308
Personally with the price of stand alone HD DVD Players, I'd go that route instead of the 360 add on.
Circuit City was actually selling a Toshiba one recently for $130 (on sale).
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You might have been told that due to the Elite's being the first to offer HDMI output (for video, anyway). Now, all (I think) X-Box's have HDMI out puts, so it shouldn't matter which you get.
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I get a pretty good picture via VGA also.
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Originally Posted by DodgingCars
Circuit City was actually selling a Toshiba one recently for $130 (on sale).
yep I picked up the Toshiba A2 recently at Walmart for $99... and it rocks. Best part is that since I just had to send in my 360 for the infamous RROD, I can still use the Toshiba, which I would not be able to do with the 360 add on.
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Originally Posted by pinata242
If anything, I'd say the Elite is the worst to use... aesthetically. I mean, it's black and the HD-DVD drive is white.
You made it sound like racist.
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Originally Posted by sniper308
yep I picked up the Toshiba A2 recently at Walmart for $99... and it rocks. Best part is that since I just had to send in my 360 for the infamous RROD, I can still use the Toshiba, which I would not be able to do with the 360 add on.
Ummmmmmmm...... RROD?
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Originally Posted by bwsmom
Ummmmmmmm...... RROD?
RROD = Red Ring of Death. That's when a hardware failed on 360, the green ring become red ring.
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You guys rock! I really appreciate all the input! Now, here's the dumb question of the week - is the Xbox 360 Premium the same as the Xbox 360 Pro?
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yes, pro = premium.

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