Microsoft Explains How The Red Ring Of Death Happened

Anyone who owned an Xbox 360 knows what the Red Ring Of Death is. Typically shortened to The RROD, the hardware failure was sudden, fatal, and happened to a massive number of Xbox 360 systems prior to the “slim” model’s introduction. While it’s always been speculated that the failure, which effectively meant the console was only good as a paperweight going forward, was caused by its poor thermals, the documentary Power On: The Story of Xbox has revealed that that’s only partially true.

Link: Microsoft Explains How The Red Ring Of Death Happened
via http://www.gamespot.com

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