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Topic # 62803 15-Jun-2010 08:30
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Must be coming here within the next few weeks, Elites and Arcades are dropping price.

Gotta say, I like the design, but the glossy plastic.  Hmmmm, might have to get myself my second Xbox :)

Also...unlike the old ones, it's Whisper quiet apparently!

http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/14/slim-xbox-360-gets-official-at-299-shipping-today-looks-angul/

 




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  Reply # 341774 15-Jun-2010 08:32
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Built in Wi-Fi N, Built in PSU and kinetic (natal) is awesome!




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  Reply # 341777 15-Jun-2010 08:41
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Yeah definitely :) actually it's the 16th July for Asia/NZ/Europe


But tomorrow the US!!




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  Reply # 341780 15-Jun-2010 08:46
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Have MW2 Console with 250GB right now but this is coming home too with Kinect!




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  Reply # 341783 15-Jun-2010 08:53
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Seems PSU is external. I'm lining up for this one it arrives... will be great to have a quiter Media Center Extender.






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  Reply # 341807 15-Jun-2010 09:50
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Also:
http://e3.gamespot.com/press-conference/ea-e3/?tag=live;press-conf-list;ea;title

Ea conference is now live in HD :) looking good




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  Reply # 341836 15-Jun-2010 10:43
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Yip really glad I did not buy before I left for the US (was about to). Will be waiting for the 16th July now.







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  Reply # 341963 15-Jun-2010 15:44
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Looks great, wish it had a Slot Loading drive instead of the CD tray though..




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  Reply # 341971 15-Jun-2010 16:06
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July 8th now :) has been pushed forward

$499 release price

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/games/3813424/New-Xbox-arrives-in-NZ-next-month




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  Reply # 341988 15-Jun-2010 16:29
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damn that new xbox looks hot :)




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  Reply # 342001 15-Jun-2010 16:45
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So who has the pre-order setup already?

I was holding back to buy the 250GB HDD expansion, but for $500 I might as well buy this new one.




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  Reply # 342013 15-Jun-2010 17:14
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I can't see anything about Blu-Ray disc support....

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  Reply # 342021 15-Jun-2010 17:44
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DjShadow: I can't see anything about Blu-Ray disc support....


That's because there isn't. 




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  Reply # 342055 15-Jun-2010 19:14
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is it possible to play mkv (1080p surround sound) through an xbox media extender?

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  Reply # 342075 15-Jun-2010 20:00
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rvangelder: is it possible to play mkv (1080p surround sound) through an xbox media extender?


yes, I wrote a guide few months ago. Although no surround sound support in windows media center.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=45&TopicId=57636




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  Reply # 342130 15-Jun-2010 23:41
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magu: So who has the pre-order setup already?

MightyApe has pre-order at $489 (incl courier to your door).
http://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/Xbox-360/Xbox-360-Slim-Console-250GB/7219538/?r=1537729

I've had a Resident Evil 5 Limited Edition Red console since they were released, so don't plan upgrading.
It's quiet enough for me when running installed games off HDD / dashboard / watching videos.

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