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Old Feb 08, 2004, 05:32 PM
jmebonner jmebonner is offline
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Default Newb xbox mod questions

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Totally dumb to the xbox modding scene, so I need some help here.

I can get a tsop flashed w/ about 10 games and the samsung dvd-rom for $240 but I want to make sure it's what I want.

Does tsop flashed mean it has no mod chip?
What are the advantages and disadvantages?

Here's what I want my xbox to do:

Play dvds w/out the remote.
Play all kinds of backups w/ no swap or boot disc.
Be able to put a larger hdd in later.
Put games on the hdd.


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Old Feb 09, 2004, 04:38 AM
smokafatty smokafatty is offline
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You will be fine with the tsop, the only drawbacks are no xbox live (unless you install a switch), and there are other things that a modchip can do but the average gamer wouldn't bother.
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Old Feb 09, 2004, 06:19 PM
psibob84 psibob84 is offline
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actually from the version 1.2 onwards tsop splitting is impossible as there is only room for a single 256k bios file so no xbox live then
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