I'm really fresh into this whole Softmod/Hardmod. As you can see this is my first post. I've actually read through about 15 topics so far and have actually tried a bit of softmodding before but I got stuck in a couple ruts and decided to give up. Well, now i'm back and I'm here to really get down and dirty.
To start I'd like to warn you that this post may be quite nooby, but hence the reason im in the newby section of the xbox forum.
I've been reading about using the game save exploits (Which i have accomplished) and actually installed evox on my original xbox before. I know how to setup the FTP servers, and I know how to do quite a bit of networking. But i've always lacked in the hardwar side of things.
There seems to be quite a difference between the Softmod beginning tutorials, and the actual capabilities of a mod chip with the hardmods.
What I'm asking is, what in the world should a beginning modder be looking at for chips? I know that I want to get a chip to run different BIOS on the xbox, and that I need to upgrade my harddrive because it only has about 8 gb of space to work with.
Here is a list of what I actually want to do with my xbox
1) I want to run emulators from n64 and sega
2) I want to put video's on the xbox and run them on XBMC
3) I want to be able to connect it to a network and stream youtube
4) I want to be able to play dvd's
5) I'm not sure if this is possible, but I heard you can upgrade the graphics? I would love to do that if its possible aswell
What kind of tutorials and things should I read through before proceeding? I know that if I read about this stuff and actually have a good grasp on things that the installation will go a whole lot smoother So i am asking you guys to help direct this NOOB to the next step. Do I look for modchips? If so how do I compare and see whats what? Do I upgrade my harddrive?
If I did those, What would be the next step?
Thanks so much for reading! LETS GET THIS MOD ONNNNNNN