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[Unanswered] How secured is the 3DS XL and 3DS's MotherBoard?
Old 05-11-2014, 05:53 AM
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Default How secured is the 3DS XL and 3DS's MotherBoard?

I'm a bit paranoid about this as I need to know how well secured is both 3DS and 3DS XL motherboard secured? I know its got two layers that needs to unscrew it inorder to see it but still I really need to know how secured it is. Is the battery good enough to protect the board or if one hard push on the battery will cause the motherboard to crack?

How can I know that the mother board is still working on the 3DS XL as well as on the 3DS?

Also like the PC's and all, is there a chance that the motherboards or one of the chips in the 3DS/XL units might explode or something?

Last edited by Artwark; 05-11-2014 at 05:58 AM.
Old 05-11-2014, 06:18 AM
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Huh. I've never thought about that.

All I can tell you is that I have never heard of any genuine Nintendo device experiencing problems due to an improperly secured motherboard.
Old 05-11-2014, 08:33 AM
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ive had my 3ds for about 3 years, no they wont explode, if there was that issue of exploding parts they would have said so on the site/manual cause little kids 5-10 use it and they dont want to get sued for almost killing a child
idk about 3ds/xl but id also guess its pretty secure

not to upset you, but can you just play your 3ds without worrying about it breaking all the time?
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Old 05-11-2014, 08:35 AM
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Come on, stop being paranoid already... Just play the thing. My philosophy is not to worry about something you can't alter Maybe Nintendo thought to just you know put in there, no need for it to be secured or anything, it's not like anything will happen if a couple circuits get scratched or a chip falls off... </sarcasm>
I'm pretty sure it's held in place, as for the exploding thing, unless you tamper with a PC or any device, it doesn't happen.
Old 05-11-2014, 01:18 PM
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I'have been building PCs since I was about 15 years old, 34 now, and I have never seen or heard that a MoBo exploded.
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