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Xbox 360 has sound but no picture, blank screen has snow like graphics. what can I do to fix?

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It's not the tv or the a/v cables .So the problem is G.P.U.
warping the PC board and causing conections
to break open spicficley the video feed, results no picture. You have 3 viable options.

1 Send it to MS wait 2-3 weeks and keep your fingers crossed.

2 Do a conservative Xclamp mod on it.This will get your video back
but it may not last. 1-3 month is average.

3 Have a shop re-flow the G.P.U. and this will yield the most
durable repair 3-9 month sometimes longer if the chip is
properly clamp to the board.Cost 70.00-80.00

If you need more info ,ask.


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You sure its on the right Imput?

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