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Nyko xbox 360 intercooler

I purchased the Nyko Intercooler for my son's XBOX 360 and the Xbox power adapter plug does not fit the mating plug on the Intercooler.

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Thats weird mine fit perfectly on there

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Man this error code is some ******** i was playing last nite now it wont do **** ive been a died hard fan of ps 3 but yall some **** iam bout to get and xbox 360 **** ps3 the ******** game is medel of...

...okay? If you're getting a 360, get a slim. Lower failure rate. Also, get a NYKO STS intercooler. After the original 360 RROD fiasco, i have no confidence in Microsofts ability to design systems that disperse heat well. And the slim gets hot. REALLY hot.

Feb 17, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Overheating issues

Blow out the Xbox 360 with compressed air, buy external fans, but don't buy the "Nyko intercooler" as they have been rumored to have cause problems to the Xbox 360 and void warranty. Your best bet is to buy a cheap office fan and point it at the Xbox to cheap the air flowing. Also if possible, move the Xbox 360 into a open space where it has at least 5 inches of space behind it, and at least 2 or 3 inches of space on either side to keep a nice airflow. Best of luck!

Jul 13, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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What is the best external cooling system for xBox

There are few manufacturers in the market providing cooling solution for Xbox 360

1) Nyko Intercooler is not popular and not recommended by gamers, so do not go for it

2) Cooler King retails at a price of around $35 it has additional ports with the cooler, read more about this here.

3) Gameshark Cooler available for $20, check the link here

4) Rear Mounted Cooler for $11, check the link here

also 2 other links from here and here

i have not used any cooler for my Xbox 360 so i have given you options to choose from which have good reviews, personally i would suggest you not to go for any cooler just ensure you wipe off the dust from your Xbox vents regularly and keep it at a well ventilated location.

I am from India which is a tropical country with very hot tempratures that rise up to 104 degree Fahrenheit, after one RRoD replacement for the past 1.5 years i have being playing on my Xbox 360 without any issues, i keep dusting my Xbox 360 frequently since i also have dust issue at my place.

Hope this helps, do rate my solution

Happy Gaming


May 17, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Over heating

This is easy, Order a new xbox 360 fan off of ebay. Open up your console, and replace the parts. It's very simple, you just plug it into the motherboard.

Also, DON'T use an intercooler. There have been stories that say because it runs off of the Xbox360s power source it can lead to the RROD

Mar 03, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Slot will not open

yko has recently released an updated Intercooler that uses its own power source. Nyko claims this problem no longer occurs with new versions of this cooler. However, Microsoft still considers it an unlicensed add-on and will void the warranty of machines showing signs of its use.

Dec 21, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Fan problems

it looks like by Fitting this Homebrew Fan and switching the power on that you have potentially shorted the systems Motherboard. this will render it unworkable as is in your case. unfortunately for you now, because you have modified the Xbox 360s hardware, your warranty with microsoft is Voided meaning you will have to purchase a new Xbox.

Instead of resorting to fitting Extra pieces of hardware Yourself,i suggest follow these steps :

1) do not put Xbox 360s in small confined spaces such as TV Cabinets and cupboards, this decreases the Cooling capabilities of the Xbox System Dramatically which will eventually lead to an Over heat and potentially damaged CPU and/or GPU (RRoD). Make sure the Xbox console has a lot of empty space around it, Free from other electrical appliances which will give it the fresh cool air it requires to keep the core temperatures down.

2) buy a very small desk fan and have it blowing a very slight breeze onto the back of the Xbox Console. do not have the fan turned up too high or Pointing Directly into the back of the console, as this can sometimes wear down the Bearings on the fans which will eventually cause them to break.

3) the final solution would be to Look into purchasing a 3rd Party Fan Attachment, these fans don't alter the hardware within the system, meaning they are still within warranty. and generally provide cooler running temperatures for your console. one example of an attachment would be the Nyko Intercooler (google it).

Hopefully this solves your problem. sorry to hear that you may need a new console !

Oct 23, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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2 light flashing red lights once game is on for 5-10 min.

your xbox is overheating put it in an open area and let it cool overnight i might even suggest the nyko intercooler ex

Sep 26, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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It keeps turning off and on

If you have a nyko intercooler fan on your xbox 360, take it off, this would be causing the problem.
If you dont have one, check your power brick, if it is orange or red when you power the system, then you will need to buy a replacement.

Apr 22, 2008 | Video Game Consoles

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Power cord light is orange

no the cheap bastards try and fix the old 1 and send u a new 1 as a last resort!!!
looks like you need a new power cord but i suggest u borrow a friends and try that 1st to see if that is the actual problem

Apr 15, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 intercooler

I have 2 360's (1 core and 1 premium) and have the intercooler on the premium....after measuring the heat output it is reduced moderately. I would only recommend getting the intercooler if you are having heat issues with your 360 or it is in a small not well ventilated area. Hope this helps.

Jul 24, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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