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I have an xbox that keeps giving me the 3 red rings and I was wondering if there was a permanent fix for it cause I'm getting sick of fixing it and then 3 months later UH-OH!!!! I SH@$TED ON YOU AGAIN!!!! Thanks in advance.

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  • James Krych Sep 28, 2010

    well if it helps any i've already did the x clamp mod when it happened the first time and it is still doing it to me. I don't know what to do anymore, i'll fix it then 3 months later like i said.......

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Permanent fix no. But there is a solid repair for the console
provided the board is relatively straight. First is a solid reflow
of the G.P.U. after that you will need to install a hardware up date
Witch is a G.P.U.clamping bracket this bracket will compress the
G.P.U. to the board preventing open connections and will eliminate
G.P.U. errors. Just goggle "Conformail Compression Assmbley"


If you have any questions feel free to ask


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