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    News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Rumours are now officially over, the Xbox 360 slim ships today.
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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Maybe a matt version but it's too glossy for me.

    As I've said elsewhere, I prefer to take the hard drive and memory stick around to a mates than the whole console.

    In the conference they mentioned silent or whisper quiet, does that include when the disc is spinning? I've taken to installing all my games just to get rid of the engine noise, would be nice if I didn't always have to.

    Wi-Fi's of no use to me and prefer gaming by wire. However if it was quiet and I lived in the US then it'd make an good media centre.

    Did I say less gloss?
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    I really really like it, so much so, I might depending on price have to look into getting one. Especially if the claims as to silent operation actually end up being true!

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Just watched the video. The hard drive's removable but it's in a small enclosure, looks like there's still a lock down on using your own drive.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Flibb View Post
    Thanks for the link, I'll be getting one at that price I think

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by digit View Post
    Thanks for the link, I'll be getting one at that price I think
    Yeah thats not bad is it, I remember seeing the old 250gb around 249 a couple of months ago (but with the new Forza game bundled) and the wifi module was another 47-49 ish on top. Probably fallen in price a bit since then. Be nice if they sold these new ones with 2 colour matched controllers as standard too!

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbid View Post
    Be nice if they sold these new ones with 2 colour matched controllers as standard too!
    I'm thinking that Microsoft may even ship a new controller, with a glossy finish, just to match the Xbox.

    This console will look perfect next to my Samsung TV though, alongside the PS3 Slim which I got with my phone . Can't wait.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    I'm going to get one of these but will probably wait for a version with the Kinect bundled.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    All the pics/vids have the new controller in it. Black, chrome xbox logo & a few little cosmetic changes, looks very like the old elite one.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    The black finish looks quite nice

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Can't say I like the looks of it at all, would definitely prefer a matte black finish, the gloss looks like it might scratch easily.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    I wonder if the internals have changed much. I would be interested if the cooling has been improved and made quieter.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Have a listen at the end of this video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tkiwdt-AYE

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    AHHH!!! My eyes!!!

    Edit: looking at the video above, the hard drive is a normal 2.5" sata one so does that mean it can be replaced with any 2.5" sata drive?
    Last edited by Temi_D; 15-06-2010 at 01:17 PM.

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    Re: News - Xbox 360 Slim officially revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Temi_D View Post
    AHHH!!! My eyes!!!

    Edit: looking at the video above, the hard drive is a normal 2.5" sata one so does that mean it can be replaced with any 2.5" sata drive?
    Yes, providing it comes in a Microsoft approved enclosure.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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