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I run four flat screens on my Mac Pro... 1,344 Views / 1 Replies  
I run four flat screens on my Mac Pro tradestation and cannot speak to running eight other than you may want to wait for the new Mac Pros to come out within the next few months. Skype me at...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Dec 19, 2009 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Smart UPS1500 parts question 347 Views / 1 Replies  
One of my SUA1500s woke up with a buzzing power transformer last week and unable to get a replacement part out of APC or anybody else, I ordered a replacement refurbished SUA1500. It just arrived and...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 30, 2009 at 04:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I run both a 1900XT and a 7300GT graphics cards... 2,561 Views / 14 Replies  
I run both a 1900XT and a 7300GT graphics cards in my first generation Mac Pro. On the Mac side it works perfect. Firing the box up under XP, I've run into conflicts with how Windows XP attempts to...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Feb 14, 2009 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Perhaps this thread will help? ... 1,079 Views / 25 Replies  
Perhaps this thread will help?

http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=934439
Posted by EricTheRed, on Dec 20, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
That likely has more to do with the glossy... 6,943 Views / 221 Replies  
That likely has more to do with the glossy screens than anything. Think it through: we're on the Mac Pro forum which means that the primary audience of this forum likely uses their Macs for business...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Dec 20, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Anybody know of an hour meter for Macintosh/OS X? 825 Views / 3 Replies  
It used to be that on older Macs the Apple would keep track of the total hours on your Macintosh and if you knew how to access that data you could display it. I'm wondering if that ability still...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Dec 20, 2008 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
Mac Pro wise, I need a faster PCI bus to support... 6,943 Views / 221 Replies  
Mac Pro wise, I need a faster PCI bus to support more and better video cards. Believe it or not, drawing too many stock charts on a Mac Pro with two video cards on 4 monitors can bring a Mac Pro to...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you need to buy a card, ask UnixMac if he is... 717 Views / 5 Replies  
If you need to buy a card, ask UnixMac if he is still selling his X1900XT card (his was replaced under warrantee as well and is a version 2 card).
...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 11, 2008 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
<whips out his "been there, done that" t-shirt>... 717 Views / 5 Replies  
<whips out his "been there, done that" t-shirt> It sounds like your video card has shelled. Call Apple up tell them your problem. They will send out to you either at your cost or under warrantee...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 11, 2008 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
One of the 24" Gateways shelled its power supply... 479,754 Views / 1,145 Replies  
One of the 24" Gateways shelled its power supply so I hurriedly replaced it with a Samsung 245BW. The Samsung is likely to be electronically more reliable than the 24" Gateway but the Gateway is a...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 4, 2008 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Twice a year I lug my Mac Pro out to the garage... 2,142 Views / 3 Replies  
Twice a year I lug my Mac Pro out to the garage and nail it with 150 psi compressed air.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 2, 2008 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're cataloging DVDs with that box? My... 479,754 Views / 1,145 Replies  
You're cataloging DVDs with that box?

My home-based trading desk.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/2788483978_2de3ba8e3e_o.jpg
Posted by EricTheRed, on Nov 1, 2008 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Leave your X1900XT alone. My X1900XT smoked when... 607 Views / 3 Replies  
Leave your X1900XT alone. My X1900XT smoked when I installed an aftermarket fan and cooler because it ran too hot.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 29, 2008 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
I do but this problem has been on-going since... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
I do but this problem has been on-going since Leopard landed.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 14, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in macOS
Can you explain that a little more? Because I... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
Can you explain that a little more? Because I have my own server I don't use Mobile Me or .Mac so I don't know where to look to turn it off. In <system preferences> I see <.Mac> but the only thing I...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 14, 2008 at 02:32 PM, in macOS
Window manager is chewing up clock cycles. 555 Views / 11 Replies  
Window manager is chewing up clock cycles.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 14, 2008 at 04:43 AM, in Gaming
My Mac Pro is a first generation 3.0 with 6 GB... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
My Mac Pro is a first generation 3.0 with 6 GB RAM using all slots.

I run Safari, Firefox, Skype, and Fusion at the same time along with Mail, Dictionary, and sometimes iTunes. However the...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 10, 2008 at 02:12 AM, in macOS
I have not pulled the other HDDs to rule out an... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
I have not pulled the other HDDs to rule out an HDD problem.

I'm starting to wonder if there is memory allocation problem. As it happens more in the evenening after the box has run all day.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 10, 2008 at 12:07 AM, in macOS
I removed the duplicates and dumped all the... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
I removed the duplicates and dumped all the foreign fonts that I don't use using Font Book.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 8, 2008 at 10:29 PM, in macOS
I'd love to hear ideas as to how to resolve this... 279 Views / 1 Replies  
I'd love to hear ideas as to how to resolve this problem.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 8, 2008 at 09:00 PM, in macOS
I'm continuing to experience the problem. I... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm continuing to experience the problem.

I have both an X1900XT and a 7300GT video cards (I'm running four monitors).

Since formatting a drive, I experienced the problem. Here is the report...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 8, 2008 at 08:45 PM, in macOS
Sorted out my fonts and removed duplicates as... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
Sorted out my fonts and removed duplicates as well as font's of foreign languages that I don't use.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 8, 2008 at 01:48 AM, in macOS
Don't know. I unchecked the option so I'll let... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
Don't know. I unchecked the option so I'll let you know.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 7, 2008 at 05:45 PM, in macOS
Why does OS X frequently freeze 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
I have a Mac Pro. Often the entire computer will temporarily freeze. By freeze I mean that I lose control of the keyboard and mouse and any processes chunk and chug. Then OS X kicks back on as though...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 7, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
iPhoto browser unavailable to OS X applications 279 Views / 1 Replies  
My iPhoto browser is unavailable to OS X applications. For example, I cannot browse photos in my library from <Desktop & Screen Saver> <iMovie> or <Mail>.

I've rebuilt the iPhoto library by...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 7, 2008 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
I thought I had the problem fixed when I did a... 555 Views / 11 Replies  
I thought I had the problem fixed when I did a fresh install of Leopard. I was wrong. And the problem continues. Something is using a pile of CPU cycles.

The specs of my Mac Pro are

Two...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 3, 2008 at 02:57 PM, in Gaming
As a matter of fact i do have Rosetta Stone. Is... 555 Views / 11 Replies  
As a matter of fact i do have Rosetta Stone. Is there is known problem?
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 2, 2008 at 11:49 PM, in Gaming
Never install Baldur's Gate II 555 Views / 11 Replies  
I didn't see anything new running in the activity monitor. At a loss about where to perform an exorcism, I reinstalled Leopard, restored from time machine downloaded the 560MB Leopard update (!) and...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 2, 2008 at 06:17 PM, in Gaming
Old Game Install now I'm slow 555 Views / 11 Replies  
Over the weekend I tripped over Baulder's Gate II in my closet and installed it onto my Mac Pro to see if it still worked. The game still played and was every bit as slow as I remember but sadly, now...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Sep 2, 2008 at 12:27 PM, in Gaming
Mac Pro, 6 GB RAM using all eight slots. Nothing... 848 Views / 14 Replies  
Mac Pro, 6 GB RAM using all eight slots. Nothing unusual. I use it for trading securities and derivatves.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/2788483978_2de3ba8e3e_o.jpg
Posted by EricTheRed, on Aug 24, 2008 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
They will both work. ... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
They will both work.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3281/2788483978_2de3ba8e3e_o.jpg
Posted by EricTheRed, on Aug 21, 2008 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
What are some good web, cheap web cams for Mac Pro? 1,161 Views / 6 Replies  
What are some good web, cheap web cams for Mac Pro?

I found the Logitec Vision Pro but for $129.00 that seems a steep price for a little camera.

Anything pretty good for a lot less?
Posted by EricTheRed, on Aug 15, 2008 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You're. I must now find a bridge to jump... 627 Views / 20 Replies  
You're.

I must now find a bridge to jump off. :brick:
Posted by EricTheRed, on Aug 6, 2008 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it's called the iPod Touch and iPhone. 465 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, it's called the iPod Touch and iPhone.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Aug 2, 2008 at 04:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you've got the original version of the Mac Pro... 1,525 Views / 4 Replies  
If you've got the original version of the Mac Pro (2.0, 2.6. 3.0Ghz) there was a firmware upgrade last summer. As I recall it addressed the fan thing.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 30, 2008 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Suggested bluetooth headset for Mac Pro 708 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm trying to find a Bluetooth headset to use with Skype on my Mac Pro.

Any suggestions?
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm suddenly reminded of Tim and his Dodge Aries.... 7,255 Views / 146 Replies  
I'm suddenly reminded of Tim and his Dodge Aries.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghjm_HEotQE
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 20, 2008 at 03:51 AM, in macOS
Hell froze over today... 502 Views / 12 Replies  
Hell froze over today (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=199893516&id=199893196&s=143441).
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 18, 2008 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Electronic that's different: Dephazz Days of... 1,016 Views / 48 Replies  
Electronic that's different: Dephazz Days of Twang. Le Petit Bastard (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=220303050&id=220301960&s=143441) and Rock 'n' Roll Dude...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for your suggestion, mduell. The only... 556 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for your suggestion, mduell. The only input I need is DVI. Monster bonus if the monitor can display fine lines and text well.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 12, 2008 at 08:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you for your suggestion. I picked up a... 556 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you for your suggestion. I picked up a Samsung 245BW as a stop-gap until I can find something better. I don't know the difference between the 245T and the 245BW. :confused:

Edit: here is...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 12, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
24" monitor popped suggestions for replacement 556 Views / 5 Replies  
I trade stocks for a living and spend hours everyday hawking over the market. I'm running a bunch of Gateway FPD2485W displays. One of the 24" monitors popped and needs to be replaced. I do not want...
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 12, 2008 at 03:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My bad. I should have included </sarcasm> at the... 3,244 Views / 115 Replies  
My bad. I should have included </sarcasm> at the end of my post. ;)
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 8, 2008 at 01:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweet. Go get a job with an investment banker and... 3,244 Views / 115 Replies  
Sweet. Go get a job with an investment banker and get your series 7.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jul 7, 2008 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's missing all ram, video cards as well as the... 751 Views / 17 Replies  
It's missing all ram, video cards as well as the CPUs and liquid cooling system. Buy another one just like it can turn them into bookshelves.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jun 23, 2008 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
You've missed nothing. Spore cannot draw the... 2,106 Views / 33 Replies  
You've missed nothing. Spore cannot draw the right font on my well qualified Mac Pro. The game is unplayable.
Posted by EricTheRed, on Jun 19, 2008 at 01:52 AM, in Gaming
I prefer rewards cards. I'm currently running my... 1,388 Views / 37 Replies  
I prefer rewards cards. I'm currently running my household on Chase's Freedom card which pays 3% back on whatever are the top three types of expenses are (gas, groceries, home improvement, whatever)...
Posted by EricTheRed, on May 31, 2008 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Start your mac and immediately hold down... 18,628 Views / 7 Replies  
Start your mac and immediately hold down Command-S

Welcome to single user mode. After every command, hit return.

type

df

take note of what your internal HDD's name is
Posted by EricTheRed, on May 26, 2008 at 03:26 AM, in macOS
Got it figured out. Because I have two... 563 Views / 2 Replies  
Got it figured out.

Because I have two internal CD/DVDs in my Mac Pro apparently VMware's Fusion couldn't figure out which drive to look for the Windows install disk and instead looked out on the...
Posted by EricTheRed, on May 25, 2008 at 08:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
VM Ware Fusion install help 563 Views / 2 Replies  
My Mac Pro's boot drive developed a growing case of bad blocks and so I replaced it with a new internal HDD. Unfortunately the drive was too far gone for me to make a copy of it. It was also too far...
Posted by EricTheRed, on May 25, 2008 at 03:00 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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