hey gang, i came across this on n4g and thought i would share. a repair guy dishes about the pitfalls of both consoles, and provides advice to extend the life of your system. in reading it though, it really seems like the ps3 stacks up better. the full original gamer article can be found on their site, and it explains a bit more. however, if you just want a quick read, see below.
5. Keep your systems vertical
4. Don’t turn off your PS3 from the back
3. Keep your Xbox 360 playtime around 5 hours at most
2. Stop using your system for anything other than games
1. Save up your money