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    Smoking Xbox caught on Cam

    Wow, gotta watch out for these.


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    Is it going to get detention?

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    The fan must be broken


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    At first I thought you meant an Xbox was smoking a cigarette or something...

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    I bet its user error, the idiot can't even record the video in the correct aspect ratio.
    Time will tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickice View Post
    I bet its user error, the idiot can't even record the video in the correct aspect ratio.
    Time will tell.
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    He has a broken system; and the world still turns.




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    He has a broken system; and the world still turns.
    Not for this poor sap. He died in a house fire while recording a video for youtube.











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    I guess this is just another 180 from MS; they said XB1 would be the next water cooler, not the next water heater.

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    Isolated case most likely.
    I wonder when a nuclear warhead goes off, does the frame rate of real life drop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Not for this poor sap. He died in a house fire while recording a video for youtube.
    While tragic, that would be hilarious too.. (too early for that??)




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    $#@!, my PS4 does coke.
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    It looks like the moron has the x1 on a rug which is a nono

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    Are Microsoft up to their old tricks again building cheap and nasty products, and they said there serious into getting in to the hardware market it is a joke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost View Post
    I guess this is just another 180 from MS; they said XB1 would be the next water cooler, not the next water heater.
    And you don't see to many Water coolers in houses :X

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost View Post
    I guess this is just another 180 from MS; they said XB1 would be the next water cooler, not the next water heater.
    lol nice.




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    Quote Originally Posted by MacP View Post
    Are Microsoft up to their old tricks again building cheap and nasty products, and they said there serious into getting in to the hardware market it is a joke.
    If it was a widespread problem you might have a point. Otherwise, that's a silly assertion.

    I'm not saying the video is fake, but it does seem a little suspicious. The way the smoke comes out wispy and dissipates quickly across the whole top of the console. Mimics water vapor more than electronics burning. Kinda like if you spray a little water on the hood of a black car that's been sitting out in the hot sun for hours. It gets a little steamy.

    When wire rubber and insulation burns, it can be quite smokey due to the fact rubber is petroleum-based. Hot, melted solder can be wispy like water vapor, but is typically smokey rather than vapory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreatSpaceKoaster View Post
    If it was a widespread problem you might have a point. Otherwise, that's a silly assertion.

    I'm not saying the video is fake, but it does seem a little suspicious. The way the smoke comes out wispy and dissipates quickly across the whole top of the console. Mimics water vapor more than electronics burning. Kinda like if you spray a little water on the hood of a black car that's been sitting out in the hot sun for hours. It gets a little steamy.

    When wire rubber and insulation burns, it can be quite smokey due to the fact rubber is petroleum-based. Hot, melted solder can be wispy like water vapor, but is typically smokey rather than vapory.
    I wouldn't doubt it being fake. Kind of like that guy who posted a video of his PS4 shocking him when he touched the power button. This is a little more elaborate though if it is fake. I give him an A+ for creativity and effort.

    Then again.....maybe his X1 is about to explode. Hard to say for sure.











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    That sucks. I honestly thought that MS would get Foxconn to at least apply thermal material and the heat sink properly. AS huge as that heat sink is I almost wonder if it needs the fan, but, yeah for it. However, I figured we'd just have false alarms where people who are unkempt and don't dust/compressed air clean their systems (while turned off) would be turning it on and THINK it was smoking due to dust being blown out of that giant top vent, the dust having settled in there being a gravity thing, during days they couldn't play.
    It sucks that they actually are seeing reports of this, just shouldn't be, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darky89 View Post
    $#@!, my PS4 does coke.
    I've noticed that mine does this also...

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    ok if it's smoking, turn it off you idiot, do not make a video out of it.

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