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What Modchip Is The Best In Your Opinion?

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#1 BurnOmatic


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Posted 16 April 2003 - 09:09 PM

the reason i ask is cause i am about to get my XBOX chipped and i just want to know what all of you guys thing are the best, because i know you guys are very knoledgable in this kinda thing. smile.gif thanks fellas

please include all newer chips too : ) without being biast, <----Spelling

thanks again

#2 ASheva10


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Posted 16 April 2003 - 09:32 PM

Come on man, you see a new topic like this almost everyday, so if you search you can find a lot of answers.

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Posted 16 April 2003 - 09:52 PM

The easiest to install is the Matrix, as it comes with pogo pins already.

The X-ecuter2 Lite is not as easy to install (soldering required unless you buy pogo pin adapter), but is easier to use than the matrix (just pull a pin off).

The X-ecuter2 Pro is about as easy as the Lite versoin, but is harder to use, but it also has the most features, and multiple bios support, along with a parallel port to flash the chip... recommend for non-noobs only.

My pick of the three there... is the X-ecuter2 Pro, for it's programming capabilities, and its expandability.

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Posted 16 April 2003 - 10:06 PM

there is a great post here that summarizes mod chips . . .


the chip from . . .


is a good solution. its flashable and switchable.

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Posted 16 April 2003 - 10:07 PM


is that stevie wonder as your avatar?


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Posted 17 April 2003 - 06:18 AM

I like the cheapmod, cheap and efficient.

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Posted 18 April 2003 - 05:10 AM

x2 series chips are fine.. but yeah.. just search the forums.. this topis has been addressed many times..

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Posted 18 April 2003 - 10:33 AM

cheap mod isnt that cheap any more!

have you seen the Xodus chameleon ? $25 for a fully featured chip

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Posted 18 April 2003 - 04:40 PM

Nitroxx is the best now hands down....

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Posted 18 April 2003 - 04:53 PM

The original question doesn't make sense. If you're asking us to express preferences for one chip over another, we have no choice but to be biased. Any feature that one chip has or lacks, and how the inclusion or not of that feature affects the poster's opinion of it institutes a bias. Some may be biased towards cheap chips; others may like more feature-rich ones.

Now, if you were asking for a simple list of features (which, as has been pointed out, probably exists in hundreds of posts already), then that's different, but you asked for an opinion on which is best, yet an opinion free of bias. Can't be done.

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Posted 20 April 2003 - 10:38 AM

The best one is NitroXX and the previus versions as well PCbioXX

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Posted 20 April 2003 - 01:26 PM

I'm going to open a can of worms here.
Q: Exactly what is the function of the modchip?
A: To enable the Box to run unsigned software by bypassing the media flags. (Please correct me if I am wrong here) This is the sole and ONLY Extra function of the modchip over the original M$ Bios.
This can be done easily with a $3 LPC Chip (SST 49LF020 - Which all your Xecutors Chameleons Matrixes etc use. - It's the same chip!)
So why shell out all your hard earned $$$'s for "triple redundancy features etc. etc. etc." that you don't really need and will more than likely never use??
Shell out another $0.59 on a socket for your LPC chip and in the event of a bad flash you pop out the chip, take it to your local independant PC repair shop with your bios flash on a floppy disk, and ask them to reprogram it for you (Which most will be able to do. The amount of bad flashed PC bioses I have personally had to do runs into the 100's and most will do it virtually for nothing) - Please bear in mind the 49LF020 is a PC Intended Bios chip so there is nothing irregular about getting it reflashed.
Install a Switch on the D0 >>> Ground line and you can "Dual boot" your box back to the standard M$ Bios.
So why waste the extra money on something you can do already and don't really need?
Now do I call the Fire Fighters now to stop the flaming that's gonna happen? lol

Edited by PsiDOC, 20 April 2003 - 05:31 PM.

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Posted 20 April 2003 - 02:41 PM

NitroXX with IR-MOD

Power ON/OFF with MS-RF
Bank-Switch with MS-RF
use 1x1024 kb or 2x512 kb or 2x256 kb and 1x512 kb

very easy to boot EVO Software from c,e or f with different Color-Bios

and many other options...hehe

Regards Stephan

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Posted 20 April 2003 - 10:01 PM

My fave is the Matrix, for it's super easy use, but if I got a chance to do it all over again I'd get the X2Pro, for the multi-bios and all of the nice things you can do with it!

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Posted 20 April 2003 - 11:18 PM

enigmah is the daddy

it spawned all the little children heheh wink.gif

Edited by Ubergeek, 21 April 2003 - 12:18 PM.

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