QUOTE(linkinworm @ Apr 25 2008, 08:04 AM)
why would you want to swap the cpu its good enough, and wouldnt you have to rewrite the dashboard and games to use the extra ram? or wouldnt it just use all the ram untill it ran out, then just become too slow anyway?
QUOTE(CrArC @ Jul 18 2008, 10:48 AM)
I wasn't aware ANY of the above was possible (except perhaps the RAM). Why would you want to do it? No games will be coded to take advantage of the extra memory or processor speed; same as on the original Xbox. When that was beefed up with extra mem, nothing changed. When the CPU was switched with one twice as fast, some games skipped horribly, some games had odd timing issues, some literally ran twice as fast (lazily written, eh?).
Is this for linux-related use?
most likely reason would be to repair a console.
RAM can be swapped, as well as the GPU. the CPU and nand are linked together with CPU key so if you swap one of them, you have to swap the other. anything else on the motherboard can be swapped (may need confirmation on the southbridge but im 95% sure you can)
swapping a BGA chip is not easy work, and would not suggest it unless you have re balled BGA chips before