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Geforce 4 Ti > Radeon 8500 > Geforce 3 >... 1,936 Views / 11 Replies  
Geforce 4 Ti > Radeon 8500 > Geforce 3 > Geforce 4 MX > Radeon 7500 > Radeon 7500 Mobility > Radeon > Geforce 2 MX > Radeon Mobility > Voodoo 5 5500 > Radeon 7000 > Voodoo 4 4500 > Rage 128 Pro >...
Posted by iPad, on Jul 2, 2002 at 01:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Evangellydonut:...
Posted by iPad, on Jul 2, 2002 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Shaktai:
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Has...
Posted by iPad, on Jul 2, 2002 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Slow after Wakeup on Yosemite G3 342 Views / 2 Replies  
In OS 9.2.2, I've noticed how whenever I put it to sleep and wake it up, it becomes incredibly slow. Opening and closing windows are unresponsive, applications load extremely slow, typing is...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 30, 2002 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
What do we do with it? 302 Views / 2 Replies  
What do we do with it?
Posted by iPad, on Jun 28, 2002 at 01:11 AM, in Gaming
Quake 2 289 Views / 0 Replies  
I have the Quake 2 Windows CD.

1. I drag the baseq2 folder to my HD in OS 10.1.5
2. I download Quake 2 1.0.5 for OS X
3. Follow instructions, copy files to folders (after creating folders)
4....
Posted by iPad, on Jun 28, 2002 at 01:05 AM, in Gaming
Your CPU is bottlenecking your Radeon 8500,... 342 Views / 28 Replies  
Your CPU is bottlenecking your Radeon 8500, therefore you shouldn't really expect huge improvements.

For example, although not with the mac platform, my friend last year had a 366 Celeron with...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 27, 2002 at 03:47 AM, in Mac OS X
If you want a PC, you simply have to make it work... 859 Views / 63 Replies  
If you want a PC, you simply have to make it work for you. If you have problems, you fix them. If you don't, then you win. Once you do, it's definently worth the price you pay for it.

A mac...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 9, 2002 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mounting PC HD 329 Views / 1 Replies  
I was wondering whether anyone knew how to mount or format a PC HD (just put inside my mac) to HFS+ etc, I have my Mac OS 9.1 CD and Norton Utilities right here, but they don't seem to recognize it...
Posted by iPad, on Jan 31, 2002 at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to add on, the barefeats guy: Geforce 4... 758 Views / 80 Replies  
Just to add on, the barefeats guy:

Geforce 4 MX memory bandwith: 5.96GB/sec

It's not hard to do the math, I don't see how the guy can even comment on a damn video card when you can't figure out...
Posted by iPad, on Jan 30, 2002 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
bump Also, does anyone know of any data... 245 Views / 1 Replies  
bump

Also, does anyone know of any data recovery services for mac in case it doesn't work out?
Posted by iPad, on Jan 21, 2002 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Power Mac G4 HD Problem 245 Views / 1 Replies  
Long story, allow me to begin.

I currently own two computers, my G3/400 (45GB HD) and my Athlon/1200 (15GB HD). My PC was nearly at 99% of capacity, so I decided to go about this plan:

My dad...
Posted by iPad, on Jan 20, 2002 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I would like to be the first to say that I... 772 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, I would like to be the first to say that I made the vise-versa switch, from Mac to PC and I haven't been happier. Before I get criticized, I'll explain my reasonings:

Prior to building my...
Posted by iPad, on Dec 16, 2001 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Odd luck 364 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, read if you're bored like the subject says:

I started liking a girl named Jamie a while ago, she added me to her MSN list during the summer, but i never bothered to find out who she was. ...
Posted by iPad, on Oct 25, 2001 at 01:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Microsoft Donates $5 million to aid cause 644 Views / 20 Replies  
http://www.reuters.com/fullstory.jsp?type=technologynews&StoryID=216665

A nice gesture from the software giant.
Posted by iPad, on Sep 13, 2001 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, Monitors Control Panel use to give me... 294 Views / 6 Replies  
Actually, Monitors Control Panel use to give me options on higher refresh rates than 75Hz (I have a generic before i updated my ATi drivers. However, sometimes, i am given the options such as...
Posted by iPad, on Sep 3, 2001 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wierd Photoshop Problem 232 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, i just started up Photoshop 5.5 on my mac (I usually work on my PC) tonight, and to my surprise, i now have wierd color problems, here are two screenshots:

...
Posted by iPad, on Sep 3, 2001 at 01:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wierd Photoshop Problem 399 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, i just started up Photoshop 5.5 on my mac (I usually work on my PC) tonight, and to my surprise, i now have wierd color problems, here are two screenshots:

...
Posted by iPad, on Sep 3, 2001 at 01:08 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think it's pretty apparent that there are... 427 Views / 10 Replies  
I think it's pretty apparent that there are already an abundant amount of threads on this topic.

Apple only increases hardware specs to keep it's current userbase from decreasing, when they feel a...
Posted by iPad, on Sep 1, 2001 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I am really tired of these long debates... 884 Views / 64 Replies  
OK, I am really tired of these long debates between both platforms, especially the arguments of those who don't know what they're talking about, and will trance upon any comment derogatory toward...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 29, 2001 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just because the graphics chipset is compatible,... 348 Views / 8 Replies  
Just because the graphics chipset is compatible, does not make the motherboard layout comply with everything else. If then, by the time Apple was finished implementing this into their computer...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 24, 2001 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, i'm glad i could help out. :D 266 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, i'm glad i could help out. :D
Posted by iPad, on Aug 24, 2001 at 05:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd have to agree with Nimisys, let the guy do... 748 Views / 27 Replies  
I'd have to agree with Nimisys, let the guy do whatever the hell he wants. **** dude, people like that are what actually makes the Mac interesting, they challenge standards and it will be people like...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 19, 2001 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am in the exact opposite situation, i built my... 384 Views / 21 Replies  
I am in the exact opposite situation, i built my PC weeks ago, and I have not regretted it one single minute. Throughout the last few weeks as well, i have only used my mac for perhaps a total of 5...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 15, 2001 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Athlon IS the FPU king for desktop... 918 Views / 97 Replies  
The Athlon IS the FPU king for desktop processors, it is only in memory bandwith tests that the P4 truly excels in (in Sandra).

SteveS:

"Sure, it's good for more than ray tracing, however,...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 15, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it is really to their advantage especially... 282 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it is really to their advantage especially with enthusiasts, because everyone already knows the "mhz myth" with Palomino vs Pentium 4, or even the current Thunderbird itself.
Posted by iPad, on Aug 15, 2001 at 03:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, from what you've read, it's wrong as well. ... 268 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, from what you've read, it's wrong as well. No Mac Radeon cards have FSAA right now, it's not a hardware issue or anything, it's just that the mac drivers do not have the option implemented...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 13, 2001 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Are you aware that was trade secret/NDA related,... 504 Views / 27 Replies  
Are you aware that was trade secret/NDA related, whereas, taking down a picture of a similar product would be related to copyright/trademark/design.

[ 08-13-2001: Message edited by: iPad ]
Posted by iPad, on Aug 13, 2001 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
I actually like my 19" Samsung 955DF, although i... 482 Views / 20 Replies  
I actually like my 19" Samsung 955DF, although i can't run 1600x1200 at a decent refresh rate (65hz), and the text is a teeny blurry on the corners, you can't beat the price, $250 after rebates.
...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 12, 2001 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
j00 6075 0wn2D Macintosh! :P Actually, i'm... 417 Views / 19 Replies  
j00 6075 0wn2D Macintosh! :P

Actually, i'm fairly sure you can pick up dual 450's for much cheaper than the 1300-1500 price point. One thing that I would recommend after seeing all the C4D...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 12, 2001 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
And as we all know, these are the smartest words... 504 Views / 27 Replies  
And as we all know, these are the smartest words you'll ever use in your life. :rolleyes:

As for hillbillies, seriously you guys, that is actually pretty neat. It doesn't make them idiots or...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 12, 2001 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'll borrow my dad's digital camera tommorrow and... 386 Views / 22 Replies  
I'll borrow my dad's digital camera tommorrow and take a pic. Basically, i have my PC on the floor because the tower is fairly large (in between a mid-atx and full tower). It's nothing great to...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 12, 2001 at 04:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, i'd just like to comment on that (even... 417 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, i'd just like to comment on that (even though i'd go for the 867 myself), a dual 450 will offer around 70-90% improvement over a single 450 on MP aware applications (that have been very well...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 12, 2001 at 04:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
nevermind [ 08-08-2001: Message edited by:... 499 Views / 45 Replies  
nevermind

[ 08-08-2001: Message edited by: iPad ]
Posted by iPad, on Aug 8, 2001 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's a picture of my dad's dual... 224,069 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Here's a picture of my dad's dual G4/500/320MB/30GB+20GB/Radeon

http://homepage.mac.com/john_chen/g4.jpg

Oh hell, might as well include my G3/400/384/45GB as well (not a G4, but same form...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 7, 2001 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nah, you worry too much, don't worry, DON'T... 285 Views / 2 Replies  
Nah, you worry too much, don't worry, DON'T WORRY!! ;)

It'll be fine, just replace the cord if you ever buy a new mac model, all models still feature VGA, so it won't be a problem (unless Apple...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 7, 2001 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Downloaded CineBench for my PowerMac tonight as... 499 Views / 45 Replies  
Downloaded CineBench for my PowerMac tonight as well, here are my results:

Cinebench 2000 V1.0 Performance
****************************************************

Tester : Power...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 7, 2001 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, just ran it on my system: Cinebench 2000... 499 Views / 45 Replies  
Ok, just ran it on my system:

Cinebench 2000 V1.0 Performance
****************************************************

Tester : EPoX EP 8K7A

Processor : 1.35Ghz AMD Thunderbird...
Posted by iPad, on Aug 5, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
larkost is correct, having two AGP slots is... 585 Views / 30 Replies  
larkost is correct, having two AGP slots is pretty hard to implement, and would require 2 northbridges, or one beefed up one that could handle 2 AGP implementations.

There is no reason for this...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 22, 2001 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, you can't expect either one to be better... 285 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, you can't expect either one to be better than the other in terms of performance, because mac driver development will differ from the PC side. It is true that the Radeon 2 will offer on par or...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 19, 2001 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thinking Too Differently? 229 Views / 1 Replies  
LOL, i don't know whether this has been posted or not though:
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010615/wr/tech_apple_satanists_dc.html

Enjoy! :D

Note: Damnit, i guess it has already,...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 16, 2001 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd personally go with an 80mm Panflo, they're... 658 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd personally go with an 80mm Panflo, they're somewhat quiet, but you get REALLY nice airflow rates. I'm gonna do a fan mod to my Yosemite G3 next week...add a **** load of fans, then i'm gonna...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 5, 2001 at 02:37 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah, no prob, go for it. I was thinking of... 274 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, no prob, go for it. I was thinking of getting one myself, but i'm ordering my PC parts in 2 days, so, i'm mostly gonna be doing my gaming on that machine. The mac will go to the rest of my...
Posted by iPad, on Jun 5, 2001 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's not why you get a Radeon, in fact, it DOES... 246 Views / 12 Replies  
That's not why you get a Radeon, in fact, it DOES have a little improved 2D. The fact is, the Radeon is a card for gamers, which is a completely different market then the 2D professional etc. 3D is...
Posted by iPad, on May 31, 2001 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4ME: I'm pretty sure he was kidding, it was a... 244 Views / 14 Replies  
G4ME: I'm pretty sure he was kidding, it was a joke:

1. 3dfx is OUT of business, therefore some workers now have A LOT of free time if they were fired or were not part of the employees that now...
Posted by iPad, on May 30, 2001 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
LOL, what a load of bull, and i suppose you... 244 Views / 14 Replies  
LOL, what a load of bull, and i suppose you thought the Geforce 3 was Mac only http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/rolleyes.gif
Posted by iPad, on May 29, 2001 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe for the mac, but fully compliant DX8 (with... 199 Views / 7 Replies  
Maybe for the mac, but fully compliant DX8 (with pixel and vertex shaders) games will KILL this card. If you have seen the benchmarks for games such as Aquanox (well, the game isn't out yet, so it's...
Posted by iPad, on May 28, 2001 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, that's what i stated, "Anyways, that was... 411 Views / 24 Replies  
Yeah, that's what i stated, "Anyways, that was pretty screwed..my apologies", therefore, i was trying to relate it to something in a situation like that, although not true..the fact is:

The G4 is...
Posted by iPad, on May 28, 2001 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
My overclocked 300@400Mhz G3 in my Yosemite runs... 266 Views / 15 Replies  
My overclocked 300@400Mhz G3 in my Yosemite runs at 107 degrees F peak, and about 98 ambient.

------------------
NO SIG YO
Posted by iPad, on May 27, 2001 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
1.2Ghz Thunderbird-C's are also going for around... 411 Views / 24 Replies  
1.2Ghz Thunderbird-C's are also going for around $150, your best bet if you want an AXIA or AVIA batch (as i believe, most 1.2+Ghz Tbirds are within these two batches). If you have the cooling, you...
Posted by iPad, on May 27, 2001 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
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