For the time being it should work as well as an official, but you may find yourslef excluded from updates in the future.. I hear they are currently working on a firmware which will only update on the official chips
You could return the chip back to el divineo, your well within your rights under...
I think i have seen the advert for the guy in london.. i ended sending mine off to a guy in another forum, sounds like madness but he had such good feed back from other users...that i decided to risk it, service was very fast and top notch!
Do the wire method on other forums the quick solder has been seen as more difficult! Also you will be able to remove it should you want to.
:Steve-o whats the clearish gunk you used to hold the chips wire to the pcb?
Lols guess he did get a bollocking from the management in the end and has ended up butt licking... :lol:
At the end of the day ones entitled to their own opinion but he did go about it in a rather immature and childish manner.....not to unlike some members in the forum ;)
The guy who commented is not the owner of maxis but just some dev with a very limted experience in the gaming industry... hes basically a hot headed little nobody... or for better a nob jockey!
why his comment was picked up i have no idea.. but something tells me someones going to be in for a...
Don't buy one then :P
Im enjoying mine lots so much im on the verge of cancelling my ps3 pre orders as im just having so much fun with it at the moment.
My only annoyance is the graphics aren't that great as i sit 6 foot away from 1080p 46 inch LCD although Zelda doesn't look bad at all...
Good man!! I would still be on win2k if it wasn't for one piece of software i use that wouldn't work unless it was windows xp sp2 :(
Although i have stripped xp down a bit.. i like my os's to be naked and dress them myself
as mosch said the R4DS are basically the same card.In fact there was a mod until they recently changed it that allowed you to mod them back and vice versa.
Going for the R4DS as its slightly cheaper and it get updates before the M3. You will notice that as soon as a firmware update comes out...