Video: Pelican XBox 360 Demo Mod, XBox 360 Inside a Case!

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277w ago - The renouned console modder who goes by YouTube nick benheckdotcom has showcased his latest creation, namely an XBox 360 inside a Pelican case.

Dubbed his Pelican XBox 360 demo, the video's caption simply reads as follows:

"An Xbox 360 built into a Pelican 1490 case by Ben Heckendorn."

Those interested can check it out below.. Enjoy!




 

Inside a 60 gig Xbox 360 Console!

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297w ago - Key points from Ben Heck: Well of course I couldn't resist grabbing one of these, and since I need parts anyway for an upcoming contest, why not?

"60 GIGA PRO-GEAR SPEC" would be a lot catchier.

The big question of course is whether or not this unit has the new 65nm GPU... check out the photos (linked above) to see!

The box. They stuck on a sticker, but the box print has 60 on it as well. I would have put an exclamation point after "hard drive!" but that's just me...

FYI this unit was built on 6-20-08 and is lot # 825.

There it is. Now your Xbox can have the same size hard drive as a 4 year old laptop. Personally I don't see why the Xbox & Ps3 are so hung up on hard drive space, you either have one, or you don't (ahem Wii) I never even filled up my old 20 gig'er, personally...

Looks normals so far. Current 65nm CPU & heatsink... same old "super" GPU heatsink. I bet a lot of the cost reduction on the 360 was getting rid of the old heatpipe/copper CPU... copper is pretty costly these days!

Ah, I have found a difference! This is the first Xbox 360 I have seen that does not have the bottom-mounted memory chips. I had heard on the interwebs these have been a heat problem in the past (or moreso that people fixed problems...
 

New Home Pics Showcase Virtual Venues, Ubidays Inside Home

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307w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today sent over a selection of screenshots showcasing the new PlayStation Media & Events Space in Home. Last week, the PlayStation Day media event was broadcast within the area to a total of 10,000 Home BETA testers.

On a separate note, a brief e-mail sent out to those participating the Home BETA test today has revealed that Ubisoft will be using the Media & Events Space to showcase their latest titles live from Ubidays tomorrow.

The Home team and Ubisoft would like to invite you to the first ever Publisher Event in Home. Its a pretty exclusive event too as we're still in closed BETA so please try and make time to be a part of a real first.

We'll be in Home in the new Media & Events space on the evening of Wednesday the 28th of May between 7pm BST and 8pm BST time and Ubisoft will be showcasing their new titles for you all.

And there's more to come. While Ubisoft is the first, SCEE is promising that other third party publishers will use the newly-created Home Space to broadcast events as well.
 







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