Magic3 is waste, Magic2 better ??? –
OK just over a month ago a brought a Premodded magic2 V.7 PS2 just after it was delivered I tried a CD rip i t worked then froze up after about 5 mins play, i pressed reset , no go , Changed disks, prssed Reset, All i was getting was the Red screen of Death EVERYTIME !!!!
SO i phoned the company who i bought from and, They immediatly sent me a replacement,
That ran fine for me but i had some PS1 issues, I cound not play NTSC backups/originals, So with the aid of AR2 that helped me boot them, BUT ONLY in 50Hz mode, Well thats a waste, But thought i don't play these games much anyway.
I DL'd PGen + Snes-station, They both ran great burned on White swirl media, But did find some Horrible Reliablilty problems with all disks(sometimes even 3-4 resets needed) so i phoned the company up again,
I was told we cannot issue a refund as you have had it for over a week WTF!?? A week i thought whats a week ?? Not Long, So Anyway I was telling them that i was not happy with the service and wanted a refund and the best they could offer me was either a wait for a Magic3 or a premod Xbox So i waited .................
After about 2 weeks without a console i got a call saying that they have Magic3 in stock, so i got them to send out a premod to me and here were my results ....:
I am NOT CERTAIN because it could have just been a bad install OR some CRAP Magic3 Clone but this is my experience of magic3, and no i am not Biased
OK yep it booted CDrips (MK5,WWE shut your mouth,street-hoops) ALL DAY every day, nearly every time
Wipeout Fusion DVD Pal Original, works some reliability issues
GTA:VC DVD-r Verbatim media works with reliability issues
Tony Hawks4 DVD-r Seems to work fine(delayed loading @ first)
But heres where it goes downhill
Frequency CDr WILL NOT BOOT, Red Screen EVERY time
P-Gen Won't Work I even tried reburning it to other media this would not boot
Snes-station would sometimes boot (after about 3 resets)(same media as used for P-Gen)
And to top it all off I made about 4 coasters trying to get the mediaplayer working and i know if i can create a WORKING pgen and WORKING snes disk(coz they worked on the magic2) then i can create a WORKING mediaplayer disk but they would ALL either give me the Red Screen or after the PS2 logo, I would get a black screen and nothing more
Anyway i will shut up for now, tis a long post but ME PERSONALLY i have had nothing but troubles with Magic chips and have told the company EXACTLY what i think about this (them making me wait for something that not even as good?) and ALAS I am actually getting a Refund PHEW !!
I really gotta say i WAS unbiased but know i think i am gonna go with Messiah2,
BTW: ppl that already have Messiah2 do you have ANY Issues with it ??
Also would a PAL Messiah2 PS2 run PS1 NTSC games @60Hz THANX
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