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    Quote Originally Posted by KnotGamer901 View Post
    I feel like that's one of your sarcastic purple faces you fear mongrel. it's so NOT 40% :ROLLING EYES (don't know the shortcut).




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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicnuke View Post
    I went to Amazon and the ratings are signaling a 36% fail rate if you assume that the 1 star reviews are all claiming bricked consoles. Most of the ones I saw have verified purchaser next to their name. If it is true, is this a Sony problem or a poor handling of shipments through Amazon and UPS/FedEX? Again, this is just Amazon, not the ones sold from the others like Best Buy, Gamestop, etc.. An article I was reading I forget what city they checked, but no stores were having customer returns, which makes me think it is related to delivery methods of Amazon.
    It's a fact of life that only a very small number of people will rate a item as good, where as most would rate it as bad.

    This is because humans like a good moan, and people that have a bad item will rate it bad thinking that in some way it will help them to get what they want from said store in terms on refunds and so on.

    This fact is highlighted by fact amazon only have 878 reviews, I'm very very sure Amazon have sold and shipped a hell of a lot more systems than that in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBreezyBB View Post
    Yeah right! 1st post and no proof!!

    Until i see proof (photo would be good) i would say bullshit.
    Exactly. Yoshida-san said 0.4%. I know there are many people in this forum that are math challenged but 0.4% means 0.004 failure rate.

    http://o.canada.com/technology/gamin...4-of-consoles/
    PlayStation 4 hardware issues reportedly only affect .4% of consoles

    It is 0.4%.

    It is not 4%, which would be ten times the statistical failure rate.

    It is not 40%, which would be 100 times the statistical failure.

    If this was some huge manufacturing problem, one whole day after launch, then there would be a lot more of these n00b "first time" posts. This sounds like one of those guys that get permabanned over and over and still keep trying.
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    The ones we got from Amazon we packed tighter than a drum. Virtually no movement.

    That being said, of 881 reviews 323 are rated 1 star and from what I can see, most are verified purchases. That doesn't guarantee anything but this may end up being a bit higher than what Sony is admitting. This is not a problem that can be dismissed out-of-hand,.
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    I got mine from amazon yesterday and havent opened it yet (wife has me painting).

    Mine was packed good and tight. Im hooking it up tonight probably so ill post later. I dont have any worries though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrashSandwich View Post
    I can't believe it! I've abandoned Xbox ship due to hardware issues (2 dead Xbox 360s) and pre-ordered my PS4 a long time ago relying on Sony's ability to make good consoles... But guess what!!
    My Unit arrived DEAD! Only a Blue pulsing Light Shows signal of life. I was afraid It was my horrible luck but after reading Amazon's Customer Comments it seems that about 40% of them are getting Dead Units.
    What's going on! Help!!!!

    http://www.amazon.com/PlayStation-4-...owViewpoints=1
    Firstly when you first post something like this could you at least provide some pictures? It would make much easier to take you seriously, which nobody right now does..

    Secondly. What is up with making such a sensational headline? It's coming off as if you're baiting.

    And thirdly: "relying on Sony (..) But guess what!!", "40% of them are getting Dead Units", "Help!!!!"

    Enjoy your XBox One. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisw26308 View Post
    I got mine from amazon yesterday and havent opened it yet (wife has me painting).

    Mine was packed good and tight. Im hooking it up tonight probably so ill post later. I dont have any worries though.

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    Post some pictures of you're handy work (paint) while you're at it, won't you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisw26308 View Post
    I got mine from amazon yesterday and havent opened it yet (wife has me painting).

    Mine was packed good and tight. Im hooking it up tonight probably so ill post later. I dont have any worries though.

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    Mine also from Amazon, and it's working flawlessly.




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    my ps4 was being a bitch at 1st it took me 3 hours of turning it off and on to work and i didnt change what i was doing. by itself it started to format the HD and install the update. fucking weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sanfordmay View Post
    That's a pretty fancy spinner you got on that line but around here we only chase after live bait.
    Well said!

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    We have a very old and trusted saying for threads such as this here in the UK...

    What a load of bollocks...

    I'm sure you guys have something similar over there?
    And we said from across the pond!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThaDon187 View Post
    my ps4 was being a bitch at 1st it took me 3 hours of turning it off and on to work and i didnt change what i was doing. by itself it started to format the HD and install the update. fucking weird.
    That doesn't sound good at all.

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    I think I might format my HDD as soon as I get the machine..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post

    That being said, of 881 reviews 323 are rated 1 star and from what I can see, most are verified purchases. That doesn't guarantee anything but this may end up being a bit higher than what Sony is admitting. This is not a problem that can be dismissed out-of-hand,.
    Yeah, but how many are failures and how many are gripes about what it doesn't have? Like mp3? I thing a lot of this has been sensationalized by people who don't want to see it do well for whatever reason.


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    You know what I find strange about this thread? The OP was 2 hours ago and the poster hasn't replied on it since.. Does that sound like the behaviour of a desperate gamer who is dying to get on a shiny new piece of hardware...? I'd be all over it like hot snot if it was me having issues..

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinny_pizza79 View Post
    Yeah, but how many are failures and how many are gripes about what it doesn't have? Like mp3? I thing a lot of this has been sensationalized by people who don't want to see it do well for whatever reason.


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    Very true. The ones I took the time to read complained about a dead/faulty console but I didn't read all of them.

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    Little weird that this guy has not made a comment since his rant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Little weird that this guy has not made a comment since his rant.
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    First of all.. mine is WORKING... and I have never ever bought anything other than PS... so now hear me out.

    This seems to be a pretty big deal. There are so many bricks being reported on Amazon reviews. Like, it's pretty unreal actually. I really think that this might be something to worry about. I gotta tell you, I am very concerned for my PS4, and for Sony in general right now. I don't see how you guys would totally disregard these reports.... but I hope you are right.
    I love my PS3, but I'm ready for the PS4!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    Very true. The ones I took the time to read complained about a dead/faulty console but I didn't read all of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lethal_NFS View Post
    Little weird that this guy has not made a comment since his rant.
    Ya think?

    Come on people!

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    I got mine from Amazon yesterday and it works perfectly. It was on allll day.

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    I never liked that game very much.
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