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Ben Heck molds Jasper Xbox 360 into new and improved laptop

Ben Heck, the amazing modder who invented the Xbox 360 laptop, has done it again, this time fashioning a Jasper Xbox 360 (his second time fooling with a Jasper motherboard) into a new and improved slammer. Featuring a sleeker look and a flush CD drive, the new laptop also adds an IR port for use...

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Confirmed: New Xbox 360 Arcade systems have 512 MB on-board memory

The Xbox 360 Arcade pack just got a bit more useful. The mysterious 512MB Arcade unit seen yesterday is real! Microsoft confirmed to Eurogamer that it has doubled the memory on the "Jasper" motherboard of the hard-drive-free system. However, of course, not all of that space will be available to the...

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Xbox 360 Jasper units with 512MB internal memory spotted in the wild

We're not sure how this one sneaked by, but it looks like Microsoft slipped a new Xbox 360 Jasper motherboard past us earlier this year, according to a poster in the XboxHacker forums. Found in a Japanese Xbox 360 Arcade this past April, the new motherboard is essentially the same as the previous...

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Ben Heck spots a Jasper in the wild, tears it up

If you've got a strong stomach, you may want to watch modder extraordinaire Ben Heck tear open a brand new Jasper 360 and then devour it, letting the solder drip down his face like the guts of a downed gazelle. Seriously, it's disturbing stuff. But it's not all for the joy of the kill. Heck also...

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Jasper 360s: Secret to succesful identification

We spotted an informative writeup over at AnandTech regarding various Xbox 360 Jasper identification strategies. What's a Jasper? Well, Jasper is the codename for the latest Xbox 360 models to roll off production and house tiny 65nm CPU and GPUs. The smallest, coolest, least power demanding, most...

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Microsoft confirms 256MB internal memory for Xbox 360 Arcade

Microsoft has partially confirmed rumors of the latest Xbox 360 hardware revision, revealing that new Xbox 360 Arcade units indeed ship with 256MB of on-board memory. In a statement obtained by X3F, a Microsoft spokesperson said: "We are constantly updating the console's more than 1700 internal...

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Finding Jasper: Shot of Xbox 360's 256MB internal storage

Further evidence has arisen supporting claims that Xbox 360 consoles boasting the latest hardware revision, the 65nm-chip-on-the-solder "Jasper," are making their way through retail channels. An X3F tipster forwarded the above image of a new system's "Storage Devices" screen, which indicates the...

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Video proof of Jaspers with 256MB internal memory

click to enlarge X3F tipster Stuart has sent us some more photo evidence that new Xbox 360 units are shipping with 256MB of internal memory. Stuart recently purchased a new Xbox 360 Arcade unit to replace a broken unit when he noticed that it didn't include a 256MB Memory Unit as they have in the...

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Rumor: Jasper 360s get 256MB internal storage

Word on the street is that the Jasper Xbox 360s (consoles with a smaller 65nm chipset) are finally hitting retail shelves and along with the benefits of running cooler, requiring less power, and being generally more "stable", we're finding out that Jaspers may also have additional storage...

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Rumor: 'Jasper' Xbox 360 shipping, features 256MB on-board memory

Candid shots of nekkid motherboards? Check. Awkwardly filmed YouTube videos? Check. Rumor post on Joystiq? Very check. Why, someone must have spotted a new Xbox 360 variant in the wild! According to a post at Xbox-Scene, consoles containing the "Jasper" chipset, which promises a cooler 65nm GPU on...

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