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After 5 mins of playing game, DVD, or demo games it freezes

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Bad news unfortunately. The GPU chip will require resoldering or reballing. Only a few electronic repair agents have this equipment and a select few perform this repair. The freezing problem will eventually become the RROD (Red Ring of Death).

Posted on Jan 16, 2011

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