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Sticky: IMO the 6100s had the coolest ROM noise, a light... 13,415 Views / 12 Replies  
IMO the 6100s had the coolest ROM noise, a light little guitar strum.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on May 9, 2012 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Just picked up a 17" MacBook Pro, I love it.... 1,256,825 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Just picked up a 17" MacBook Pro, I love it. 2.5i7/8GB/512

Amazing machine, my first 17". I thought it was going to be way too big, but it's the perfect size. Resolution is amazing and makes...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on May 1, 2012 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lion makes me authenticate everything on different internal drives. 560 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys:

I have 3 internal HDs + my boot. Since upgrading to Lion I now have to authenticate every time I want to copy or move anything to, from, or around these drives. It's actually really...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Apr 4, 2012 at 07:12 PM, in macOS
That's true; I shouldn't be so negative. I got... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
That's true; I shouldn't be so negative. I got the two adaptors and plugged them in, they work well. The card has not given me any problems since I have brought it back from the store, aside from a...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah I know, I was just curious. I ordered... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Yeah I know, I was just curious.

I ordered the adaptors and I get to bring the pro in again when they get the replacement (and probably still crappy) 5870. Can't wait to see how long this one...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Excellent, thank you. Will the card improve my... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Excellent, thank you. Will the card improve my video performance at all? I expect not.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can I run it side-by-side with the 5870? 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Can I run it side-by-side with the 5870?
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 22, 2012 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ah man, I guess I'm stuck with the 5870. I have... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Ah man, I guess I'm stuck with the 5870. I have to bring the Mac Pro to the Apple store this weekend to get them to look at the card. Any chance I could get them to replace the 5870 with two 5770s...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 22, 2012 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does this mean any Nvidia solution would call for... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Does this mean any Nvidia solution would call for 2 cards in an SLI ?(...or not? Does OS X support SLI?).



I only just realized this, thank you.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 21, 2012 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yikes! So thats $200 plus tax to get two displays... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Yikes! So thats $200 plus tax to get two displays with the most common digital connection just to run? And run with a card that is giving me trouble in the first place? Do I have any close Nvidia...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 21, 2012 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hm, it doesn't seem to have too many positive... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Hm, it doesn't seem to have too many positive responses for people with 3rd party monitors. I Don't think it's worth it just to run a 20" acd that does 1680x1050.

I also just joined the small...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 20, 2012 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is Apple's active? Mini DisplayPort to... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Is Apple's active?

Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter - Apple Store (U.S.) (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB571Z/A)
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 20, 2012 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I guess I just got confused by their wording. I... 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
I guess I just got confused by their wording. I thought for some reason the card did not like using all 3 ports if two were being adapted.

Thank you!
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 20, 2012 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Adding 2x 20" ACDs to Mac Pro 1,304 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi Guys, I just got 2 20" ACDs (Aluminum with Single-Link DVI) for cheap, and was wondering about connecting them to my video card. Right now I have the Radeon 5870 (2x Mini DP and 1 Dual Link DVI)...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 20, 2012 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
It depends on what you like to do, for someone... 2,314 Views / 7 Replies  
It depends on what you like to do, for someone who uses their Mac more for media, especially movies, 1920x1080 (16:9) is perfect. I prefer 16:10, especially since I spend a lot of time on the web,...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 14, 2012 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Very cool speakers 1,256,825 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Very cool speakers
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Going back to the software, I agree with the OP... 8,198 Views / 320 Replies  
Going back to the software, I agree with the OP about applications like Final Cut Studio and Aperture. I have used Aperture since the original version and love the layout. Aside from toolbar and...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 16, 2011 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally had a chance to take a shot of the setup... 485,575 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Finally had a chance to take a shot of the setup at school! I drilled an iScrew (Eye-screw) into the ground and used a full sized master lock, and wrapped a bike cable around the Mac Pro for...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Feb 12, 2011 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I went to another hard drive where the files were... 1,363 Views / 4 Replies  
I went to another hard drive where the files were backed up, they transferred fine.

I appreciate speedy responses, especially from mods!

Jesse
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Jan 27, 2011 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Update: Sorry for the bother, I guess the files... 1,363 Views / 4 Replies  
Update: Sorry for the bother, I guess the files were corrupt or something, I just transferred an 85MB file in all of 30 seconds.

Thanks
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Slow! USB data transfer 1,363 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey guys, I was trying to copy about 29MB of files to a crucial gizmo usb drive. I have copied these files before dozens of times and I get standard usb 2 speeds on my MBP and G5s and pretty much...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Jan 27, 2011 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
So firewire + target disk mode it is then! Thanks... 1,269 Views / 10 Replies  
So firewire + target disk mode it is then! Thanks so much for the help fellas.

Jesse
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Dec 14, 2010 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've always thought network was faster, if both... 1,269 Views / 10 Replies  
I've always thought network was faster, if both machines have gigabit ethernet, what stops them from moving files across at the rated speed of a cat5 cable? And thanks for the help guys.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Dec 13, 2010 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Data Transfer: Target disk mode, or network. 1,269 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey guys, the two Pros arrived! Mine: 2x4/8GB/Radeon 5870/512 SSD/ 2X 2TB. Dad's: Quad/6GB/5770/512SSD/1TB! Both under the tree and wrapped, along with a 30" Dell and some refurbished 20" ACDs. I...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Dec 13, 2010 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
I live in an area (Smith Haven) where the mall is... 3,310 Views / 70 Replies  
I live in an area (Smith Haven) where the mall is almost entirely populated by teens. I guess you could say this for most malls though... I have been to other apple stores and mine seems to have way...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Dec 4, 2010 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
When did apple stop displaying the mac pro? 3,310 Views / 70 Replies  
I went to the apple store the other day to get my sister an air. I hadn't been there for over a year; they stopped displaying the Mac Pro? I kinda don't understand why, they've always wanted to...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey Laminar, thanks but I already have a black... 699 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey Laminar, thanks but I already have a black iMac, let me know if you have any other cool stuff though!
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 30, 2010 at 07:39 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: Beige G3, and/or Applevision 699 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey guys, I am looking for a minitower preferably, but a desktop would do too. Also, my applevision just crapped out on me, so I need one of those as well. If you have anything with a decent size...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 25, 2010 at 07:21 PM, in Marketplace
Hey guys, it's an M9455LL/A, I know it requires... 860 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey guys, it's an M9455LL/A, I know it requires ordered pairs, I just meant that if I added different brands of sticks of the same amount, would I have any problems. Waragainstsleep reassured me...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 21, 2010 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding ram to G5, latencies? 860 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey guys, giving my DP 2.0 G5 to a friend at work who is going to use it for photoshop. It's got 2 gigs of DDR right now, but I have a bunch of 256mb sticks laying around, different brands. If I pair...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 20, 2010 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://i56.tinypic.com/20ux10m.jpg Chinese... 3,388 Views / 70 Replies  
http://i56.tinypic.com/20ux10m.jpg

Chinese food & Pizza
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 17, 2010 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
haha, thanks guys. 717 Views / 6 Replies  
haha, thanks guys.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 17, 2010 at 07:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No way to buy a 30" Cinema new? 717 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello guys, I was looking at the 30" Cinema when originally speccing out my Mac Pro, with the time to order coming up very soon, I have noticed they have taken it off the apple store. The refurbs are...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, good catch, haha. 1,109 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, good catch, haha.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 16, 2010 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Chiclet keys are actually a pretty good idea. 1,109 Views / 4 Replies  
I never liked the chiclet style keys, however they have impressed me recently. I got a call from my sister who was crying because she spilled about a quarter of a bottle of water in the keyboard of...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I see, so judging by pretty much everyone's... 1,396 Views / 21 Replies  
I see, so judging by pretty much everyone's opinions, I should avoid raid altogether?
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Oct 17, 2010 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Edit: Oh I see, so the drive sits there until... 1,396 Views / 21 Replies  
Edit: Oh I see, so the drive sits there until another fails. Thanks for educating me on this, I really had no idea how different redundancy and backups were.

Right now, I manually back up, I have...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Oct 17, 2010 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
The board has a built in raid chip I'm guessing?... 1,396 Views / 21 Replies  
The board has a built in raid chip I'm guessing? $700 is a decent amount of cash to throw down.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
MP: Raid only 2 of the 3 internal drives? 1,396 Views / 21 Replies  
Hey guys, with the time for purchasing coming closer, I am getting so goddamn excited for this machine. Anyway, if I purchase the raid card can I just raid drives 2 and 3 in a raid 1 config? Does the...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't have either, the gurus here told me they... 2,226 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't have either, the gurus here told me they were so I trust that they are.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 22, 2010 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
You mean no VA? Or no Eizo altogether? 2,942 Views / 50 Replies  
You mean no VA? Or no Eizo altogether?
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 20, 2010 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am actually checking out the Eizo displays too,... 2,942 Views / 50 Replies  
I am actually checking out the Eizo displays too, but I am a beginner when it comes to displays. What is the difference between the IPS and VA panels? I am guessing the IPS in the ColorEdge is...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 20, 2010 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
In Mac OS X, that is the only point. ... 2,136 Views / 8 Replies  
In Mac OS X, that is the only point.




I believe it is, the only issue is that there are simply no crossfire drivers for OS X.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah I am trying to figure out if I should go... 2,136 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah I am trying to figure out if I should go with the dual 5770's or the 5870.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 10, 2010 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
So the cards are linked via crossfire. If I use... 2,136 Views / 8 Replies  
So the cards are linked via crossfire. If I use Windows 7 for all of my gaming needs, there are ATI drivers available for crossfire support, but one card is almost useless under OS X?
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Does dualing the 5770 improve video performance? 2,136 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey guys, just researching Mac Pros. I want to know if dualing the ATI cards actually works like crossfire or SLI, in which the cards work together to improve video performance, or if adding another...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: http://i51.tinypic.com/2a5x7ki.jpg School... 1,256,825 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://i51.tinypic.com/2a5x7ki.jpg

School setup in Oneonta, NY.

Ordering a couple of Mac Pros to replace the G5s my Dad and I have back home.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Sep 9, 2010 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe I am the odd man out here for riding a... 4,287 Views / 59 Replies  
Maybe I am the odd man out here for riding a non-vintage bike, I must say it's great to see people commuting on bikes. It's kind of depressing to see everyone cooped up in their cars, getting lazier...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Aug 30, 2010 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Very elaborate response, thank you. Yes both my... 1,440 Views / 24 Replies  
Very elaborate response, thank you. Yes both my father and I like for our computers to last as long as possible. I still use my G5 as well, the only reason my first intel mac was a MBP was because I...
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Aug 26, 2010 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Guys: I have a 2.6 MBP, so the G4 isn't my... 1,256,825 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Guys: I have a 2.6 MBP, so the G4 isn't my default computer. I like the 4:3 aspect ratio better, matte screen, and non-chiclet keys. This is and probably will always be my most favorite mac ever.
Posted by Googer-Giger, on Aug 16, 2010 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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