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The Intel 965P is an excellent Core 2 chipset... ... 10,805 Views / 23 Replies  
The Intel 965P is an excellent Core 2 chipset... It's also extremely good for overclocking. My personal recommendation would be the ASUS P5B ($126.12 shipped/NewEgg.com) as a non-SLI motherboard or...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Mar 6, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
For those of you who are more savvy than... 13,878 Views / 51 Replies  
For those of you who are more savvy than average...

I'd like to know if using the Boot camp image is any faster than using the Virtual Filesystem set-up that Parallels normally uses.

I think...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Dec 2, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
A baseline almost gamer friendly Mac Pro is $2200... 4,356 Views / 67 Replies  
A baseline almost gamer friendly Mac Pro is $2200 for the educational price!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's: slowest CPUs, smallest Hard Drive, and an underclocked x1900xt.

If they sold a tower with SLI...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Nov 24, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple and a Gamer Machine 4,356 Views / 67 Replies  
I have no interest in a "Mac media center". It would have most of the same restrictions that Windows Media Center has. Most likely, less restrictive, but Hollywood would force Apple to make it suck...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Nov 24, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not a problem... One last note: I was... 1,819 Views / 24 Replies  
Not a problem...

One last note:

I was re-reading my last post, and I wanted to clarify the hidden c: drive sharing issue a bit more...


With XP SP2 features a firewall that blocks this by...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Nov 3, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure if I mentioned it above, but I work... 1,819 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm not sure if I mentioned it above, but I work in IT, supporting Windows machines. Most people don't... 99% of Windows users do not have the knowledge to determine what may or may not get them in...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Nov 2, 2006 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would have replied sooner but I've been sick.... 1,819 Views / 24 Replies  
I would have replied sooner but I've been sick. Currently, I have a fever of 101...:(

"....PocketMac For BlackBerry is the first program to allow Mac users to sync their crucial data between their...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Nov 2, 2006 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In reply: I'm a computer tech. I've been using... 1,819 Views / 24 Replies  
In reply:
I'm a computer tech. I've been using computers since 1980, the net since 1990, Windows since v2.0 and OSX since 10.0. I also use Linux, but that's beside the point.

1) My Basic uses...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Oct 31, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You may also want to try AbiWord.... It can... 3,133 Views / 44 Replies  
You may also want to try AbiWord....

It can read and write Microsoft Word files, and instead of being run in a JVM like neoOffice it's native...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Oct 18, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Sadly 2,973 Views / 56 Replies  
I've got to agree about the multiplayer gaming aspect.

The reason that I buy many games is so that I can play them with my windows-using friends.

What I'd like to know is that part of the...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Apr 15, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Gaming
Upcoming G5 Towers... 6,867 Views / 74 Replies  
Rumors aside, one bit of fact that MacRumors (http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/) does provide is the amount of time between releases. The average time between powermac releases is 176 days. 305...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Apr 10, 2005 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
No Cell. 42,117 Views / 168 Replies  
The Cell processor, while a marvel of engineering is not a good general purpose CPU. This has been covered many times on multiple forums including this one. :brick:

Cell, is more of an...
Posted by MagnusDredd, on Mar 14, 2005 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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