What is this?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 Development' started by Noobert, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Noobert

    Noobert Newly Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2017
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    1
    I have a Zephyr Stress kit that I opened a while ago, and it has a blue motherboard.

    I'm just trying to find out some more info on it - Like what is it? Are they rare? Are they worth any money with the matching case? Etc...

    Here's a pic of the mobo:
    https://i.imgur.com/ydYOkri.jpg

    Thanks!
     
    Moxah likes this.
  2. begallegal1

    begallegal1 Spirited Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2015
    Messages:
    111
    Likes Received:
    111
    Syclopse and Noobert like this.
  3. PixelButts

    PixelButts Site Soldier

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2014
    Messages:
    2,721
    Likes Received:
    2,015
    The blue boards are basically just higher quality and stronger than normal boards. There's not too many of them around so consider yourself lucky.
     
    good likes this.
  4. just1n

    just1n Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2017
    Messages:
    13
    Likes Received:
    4
    Damn son! That’s a real nice blue!
     
  5. oldengineer

    oldengineer Familiar Face

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2006
    Messages:
    1,086
    Likes Received:
    71
    They aren't stronger, or of a higher quality.

    ...It's merely a dye, but 'yes', in the world of Xbox, there weren't many used, it was pot luck when the plant made the boards, which colour came out of the other end.
     
  6. bowser22

    bowser22 .

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Messages:
    205
    Likes Received:
    133
    I’ve seen a couple of these make their rounds. Found one myself in an SSk (since sold) So I cant say they’re very rare. The board had a label denoting X of 855 so there was Atleast that many produced. Still a cool piece!
     
    oldengineer and Noobert like this.
  7. BlastsMods

    BlastsMods Xbox Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2015
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    27
    Never seen a blue mb before, looks so nice
     
  8. Stipo360

    Stipo360 Dead Rising & XDKs

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Messages:
    1,114
    Likes Received:
    483
    Every other SSK has been a boring final green board, with only stress headers. I highly doubt they were throwing 2006 prototype boards into a 2007 XGD-test console. Do you have a picture of this thing? :confused:
     
    bowser22 likes this.
  9. deep3r

    deep3r Fiery Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    855
    Likes Received:
    302
    PMed!

    I should have dibs, its been 3 years! :p

    Thanks for the tag @begallegal1
     
    Noobert and begallegal1 like this.
  10. Falcon

    Falcon psilocybin <3

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2017
    Messages:
    81
    Likes Received:
    18
    cool find dog
     

Share This Page