45 minutos - 1 hora
The color would become extremely distorted after being on for more than 5 minutes. It looked very much like the first steps towards RROD.
Tearing down the xbox took some time.
I had a heat gun, and so, I also did the reflow.
Cleaning the old thermal paste was the most difficult.
It really takes 2 people to put the heat-sinks back on.
I did complete the modifications and it's working perfectly fine now. The picture is better than it ever was.
Do NOT use a flat metal screwdriver when cleaning off the old thermal paste. It scratches the surface.