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26. Re: Morning Consolidation Jan 15, 2013, 06:04 Julio
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 15, 2013, 02:36:
The 360 only has a 6% failure rate over the PS3

Reading the comments on that article, this number has been proved inaccurate. The failure rate quoted is on number of units sold. When your 360 RRODs, Microsoft replaces it with a refurb 360. That isn't in the statistic.

So for me, my launch 360 died with RROD. My refurb lasted 1 year then died. Then I had to buy a replacement 360. So only half of my 360 failures were captured in the stats quoted.

From the article you mentioned, they also talk about surveys showing 360 failure rates of 33% and 54%....
 
 
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