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Postby comingfromMX » Tue, 28 Mar 2006 11:19 pm

I have a couple of questions:

I was reading that XBOX360 was recently released in Singapore, is it sold out as it has happened all over the places where it has been launched?

Do you know if in Singapore you can get the US titles mainly of EA Sports such as Madden, NBA, Baseball, etc.?

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Postby Scorpion » Wed, 29 Mar 2006 1:37 am

the new xbox360 is avail at most of the elctronics stores like courts, best denki etc approx priced arnd 700++.

in mustafa the set with an 1month gold xbox live cost arnd 660++.

Have seen the NBA game either at courts or best denki, so check it up in shops arnd suntec.
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Postby James** » Sun, 02 Apr 2006 11:35 pm

saw those selling at ebay.sg below $700, any chance those are 'real' or genuine! :)

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Postby Scorpion » Sun, 02 Apr 2006 11:59 pm

James** wrote:saw those selling at ebay.sg below $700, any chance those are 'real' or genuine! :)

$700... SGD or !!??

Guess as the prices are getting down, 600sgd below would make a good deal.
Have been playing couple of games @de weekend.. feels great with the wireless controllers and superb graphics. :o

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Postby James** » Mon, 03 Apr 2006 1:08 am

yes, I am refering to S$, see this posting..
http://www.ebay.com.sg/viItem?ItemId=8272295523

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Postby Scorpion » Mon, 03 Apr 2006 2:13 am

Ohh yaa., it was quiet old one selling for 499sgd. but it'z not advisable to go for an core system, when u have the premium edition selling out at the shops. :twisted:
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Postby squasher » Thu, 06 Apr 2006 2:12 am

Subscribe to Starhub MaxOnline and get one for SGD299 though its a core system. You would need to add your own harddisk.

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Postby Xpat » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 3:42 am

Hi all,

Am thinking of getting one.. is it difficult to set up?

Does it comes with all the necessary cables or do you have to get them seperately?

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Postby Scorpion » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 3:57 am

Xpat wrote:Hi all,

Am thinking of getting one.. is it difficult to set up?

Does it comes with all the necessary cables or do you have to get them seperately?

:devil: .... difficult to setup the hardware or software :?

Its just a console box, plug it in the av/power cables. then connect the controllers put in the game.. u r now ready to unleash the power of gaming now :D
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Postby Bremen » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 11:10 am

Xpat wrote:Hi all,

Am thinking of getting one.. is it difficult to set up?

Does it comes with all the necessary cables or do you have to get them seperately?


It's just a console box, like all console boxes before it...

Note however, that:

1. You can only really get the benefits of an XBox360/PS3/Nintendo revolution if you have a high-definition television
2. The XBox360 uses a lot of power, and the power adaptor has been known to get very hot to the point of hanging the console.
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Postby Scorpion » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 12:10 pm

Bremen wrote:...
2. The XBox360 uses a lot of power, and the power adaptor has been known to get very hot to the point of hanging the console.

Yup, be careful in handling it. need to get some coolers then :(

Bremen, the problem was in the intial sets (xbox core). Guess new sets dn't have the same kind of problem, was playing for about 4hours on the console with an LCD set absolutely no problem. :D :cool:
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Re: xbox... it goes on and on and on

Postby Bremen » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 1:03 pm

Scorpion wrote:Bremen, the problem was in the intial sets (xbox core). Guess new sets dn't have the same kind of problem, was playing for about 4hours on the console with an LCD set absolutely no problem. :D :cool:


I actually think it's the stricter guidelines for electrical appliances in Singapore. My guess is the US customers got the cheaper parts. ;)

I'd honestly wait for the price to go down and the revision of the 360 to come out before getting one. They're still improving the manufacturing process and a die shrink to 65nm is planned. This would reduce the heat output and power consumption.
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Re: xbox... it goes on and on and on

Postby Scorpion » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 1:59 pm

Bremen wrote:..
They're still improving the manufacturing process and a die shrink to 65nm is planned. This would reduce the heat output and power consumption.

Yoo yoo, we all know better about microsoft.

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Re: xbox... it goes on and on and on

Postby Bremen » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 3:00 pm

Scorpion wrote:Yoo yoo, we all know better about microsoft.

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It's not MS's call. It's IBM and Chartered Semi right here in SG. They want to make the shrink to 65nm to improve yields and profits. Remember, the Power5 is not just used in the XBox360.
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Postby bright_wave » Mon, 17 Apr 2006 10:19 pm

Scorpion wrote:the new xbox360 is avail at most of the elctronics stores like courts, best denki etc approx priced arnd 700++.

in mustafa the set with an 1month gold xbox live cost arnd 660++.

Have seen the NBA game either at courts or best denki, so check it up in shops arnd suntec.
:)


Hi Scorpion,

You know where I can get a few sets, instead of buying from best denki, any wholesalers around? I tried looking for it at hardwarezone but didn't find any infor. It's for a company lucky draw... :)

Any help??


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