Me and some co-workers decided to test all the next gen and last gen consoles to see which would last the longest without turning them off. (we get very bored during slow times) We started this back in December. Gamecube: Still running strong. It has been running non stop since Dec 1st. I thought it was over when some little asian kid spilt pop over it during boxing day but it still works. Just sticky Nintendo DS: Other then the fact someone stole the stylis' off of the hooks and used the hooks to scratch them the #$%# up they still work. The left one's (we have 2) screen are much dimmer tho but still functions properly. Xbox: It bit the dust Jan 15. We wont get a replacement since its old technology. Xbox360: Still running (as loud as a tank.) One of the controller lights has burnt out. Im very surprised by this one since I have seen so many returns involving over heated systems. PSP: Had to restart it once due to a thick line running across the screen. Someone stole the analogue thumb pad. PS2 Slim: Still works but the system actually jumps while loading certian parts in games. PS3: The worst of them all. The first day of the test the controller woul dnot keep a charge. Replaced it with another controller and the other controller's battery died the very same day. Dec 4 the system shut itself off never to be turned on again. System #2 has a tendacy to freeze once everyday. Finally died durning boxing week. System #3 is a regular system from our stock since we did not trust the demo systems. Last week I opened the holding case to see why it wouldnt turn on and noticed the PS3 surface had bubbles on. It actually got so hot the shell bubbled. We are now waiting for our 4th system.