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Sticky: My 15" unibody 2,66 at work 1,107,414 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://gallery.me.com/anttipeltonen/100174/Office/web.jpg?ver=12666543620001

Replaced my old trusty Quad G5 with 2,66 Ghz 15" with 8GB RAM.
I do mostly InDesign / Illustrator CS4 stuff, and was...
Posted by MDD867, on Feb 20, 2010 at 04:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd like to try the beta on my Quad G5 and 15"... 18,142 Views / 61 Replies  
I'd like to try the beta on my Quad G5 and 15" AiBook 1.5GHz!

email me: plussa@mac.com
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 29, 2005 at 05:23 AM, in Applications
G5 Quad audio-out pops and chirping 459 Views / 1 Replies  
My Quad's Audio-out minijack in the rear pops randomly with a few second intervals and I haven't been able to solve the issue.

Things done this far: Added a ground loop isolator to the audio cable...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 16, 2005 at 02:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Creative Suite 2 has been very stable on My Quad... 2,239 Views / 15 Replies  
Creative Suite 2 has been very stable on My Quad with 4.5GB. All the apps and users were transferred from my old G4 without any problems.
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 5, 2005 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I was primarly an iLife or FCP user, I would... 8,079 Views / 120 Replies  
If I was primarly an iLife or FCP user, I would wait for the Intels because the Apple apps will be the first ones to support the platform. But because I'm a professional DTP user who relies 100% on...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 4, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Idyll: the performance is worth the money if you... 2,239 Views / 15 Replies  
Idyll: the performance is worth the money if you use Photoshop with large images to make a living. If it's just a hobby, then I'd suggest a cheaper machine. (or if you're crazy rich then it doesn't...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 4, 2005 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
The PB is the older version that has a decent... 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
The PB is the older version that has a decent display... :D No equipment is too much or too expensive when your profession and income relies entirely on them. (And also mortgage):D

I also have my...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 4, 2005 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://img482.imageshack.us/img482/8060/dsc005362l... 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
http://img482.imageshack.us/img482/8060/dsc005362lu.jpg
My office:

New Quad G5 with 4.5GB RAM, 30" Cinema, 15" PB 1.5GHz and also my old MDD 867 waiting for files to be transferred...

On the...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 3, 2005 at 06:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sray: Go to http://apctracker.com and download a... 1,540 Views / 20 Replies  
Sray: Go to http://apctracker.com and download a 30-day trial.

Quad G5 + 30" Cinema + 320GB LaCie = 275W (all idle)

Quad G5 + 30" Cinema + 320GB LaCie = 450W (all cores at 100% using radial...
Posted by MDD867, on Dec 1, 2005 at 02:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just called Adobe technical support about this... 981 Views / 13 Replies  
I just called Adobe technical support about this and in short, their response was a big f*** off:

" There is nothing that we or you can do to solve this, we're sorry "
" Maybe in the future there...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 28, 2005 at 10:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
The Adobe support here in Finland won't probably... 981 Views / 13 Replies  
The Adobe support here in Finland won't probably even know what a Quad G5 is but maybe I'll try...

No, it isn't slower but it's only 1/4 as fast as it should be.
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 28, 2005 at 10:02 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
VERY Disappointing Illustrator CS2 performance on a G5 Quad 981 Views / 13 Replies  
I just spent a ridiculous amount of money to upgrade to Creative Suite 2 and to a Quad G5 and noticed that Illustrator CS2 uses only maximum 25% of my computer's processing power.

Using activity...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 28, 2005 at 09:05 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yes, the Quad uses only 50% of the 750VA UPS's... 1,540 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, the Quad uses only 50% of the 750VA UPS's output with a 20" cinema and a 320GB HD.

I'll post some more figures when my 30" cinema arrives...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 28, 2005 at 02:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'll post pics when my 30" arrives later this... 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I'll post pics when my 30" arrives later this week... :D :D :D
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 28, 2005 at 01:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Standard configuration, stock 6600 card. I use... 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Standard configuration, stock 6600 card. I use the coputer for 2D design so there's no benefit of amore expensive card.

Ordered the next day it was announced.

I added 4 GB of Crucial RAM which...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 27, 2005 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's a Quad. In single processor models there's... 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
It's a Quad. In single processor models there's just a heatsink. The grey glossy panel is the fan assembly that connects to the connnector in front of the radiator. The fan assembly is a lot bigger...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 27, 2005 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Quad 474,633 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Unpacking the beauty:
http://img491.imageshack.us/img491/7237/dsc005073sm.jpg
The massive radiator:
http://img491.imageshack.us/img491/3122/dsc005081bs.jpg
More pics from the whole setup later...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 26, 2005 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Quad G5 draws about 250W idle with 20" Cinema... 1,540 Views / 20 Replies  
The Quad G5 draws about 250W idle with 20" Cinema display and a Lacie Bigdisk 320GB.

When all four cores are at 100%, the power consumption rises to about 425W.

I have calculated these values...
Posted by MDD867, on Nov 26, 2005 at 09:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Photoshop 7.0.1 Bug? 51,182 Views / 279 Replies  
Photoshop is unable to save EPS files with a clipping path in 7B85. They appear without a preview in layout apps, and crash the app almost every time. (InDesign 2.0.2, FH MXa)

I even Formatted my...
Posted by MDD867, on Oct 13, 2003 at 01:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Photoshop EPS files with a clipping path are broken in 7B85 48,558 Views / 456 Replies  
Photoshop EPS files with a clipping path are broken in 7B85, has anyboy else noticed this?

I Installed 7B85 using erase and install, then Installed PS 7.0.1 and FH MX 11.0.1 and Indesign 2.0.2.
...
Posted by MDD867, on Oct 6, 2003 at 08:55 AM, in Mac OS X
from left to right: Synergy, MenuMeters (net... 16,853 Views / 225 Replies  
from left to right: Synergy, MenuMeters (net activity & processor loads), MuMenu, ClassicSpy, and then the default ones...
Posted by MDD867, on Mar 25, 2003 at 09:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Here's mine: ... 16,853 Views / 225 Replies  
Here's mine:

http://homepage.mac.com/anttipeltonen/dock.jpg
Posted by MDD867, on Mar 25, 2003 at 03:57 AM, in Mac OS X
 
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