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Sweet Rex :) 2,096,436 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Sweet Rex :)
Posted by tillin, on Jun 11, 2006 at 04:36 PM, in GUI Customization
Sticky: dang! thats a helluva price man! its still going... 1,127,499 Views / 4,110 Replies  
dang! thats a helluva price man! its still going to cost me over $700 if i want one. newegg.com has it cheapest.


i desperately need one though, i am really tired of having to outsource my prints...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 9, 2006 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i hate to say it. but the ONLY way to truly get... 1,236 Views / 15 Replies  
i hate to say it. but the ONLY way to truly get the right color is to buy an external calibrator.
i consider mine an investment, as i am a photographer, and i NEED color accuracy.

if you happen...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 9, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: geez... everyone and their mother has an R2400... 1,127,499 Views / 4,110 Replies  
geez... everyone and their mother has an R2400 except me :(.. and i need one for my work! lol.

sweet apartment gnome, those aeron chairs rule huh?
Posted by tillin, on Jun 7, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah with the virtual memory i had some odd... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
yeah with the virtual memory i had some odd 11.7GB available to photoshop lol. i think im just going to get a second 400GB hard drive isntead of a small fast scratch drive
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
well look at zerostar, he cranked out 49 seconds... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
well look at zerostar, he cranked out 49 seconds on his quad with only 2.5GB RAM.

i have 6.5GB on my DP 2.7 and the best i co uld get with no scratch was 51 sec ( which is pretty darn good...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
dang thats really good for rosetta! were you... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
dang thats really good for rosetta! were you hitting any page-outs?
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think you're crazy. a bit picky? yes of... 10,025 Views / 136 Replies  
I don't think you're crazy. a bit picky? yes of course, but lets be honest, who isnt? lol.

I am dreadfully sorry to hear that you had such an insane string of bad rigs. it just baffles me really....
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i almost did the same thing, but i remembered... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
i almost did the same thing, but i remembered just before i started working and set it back to 20 on my laptop. sorry about the loss! it'll just teach you to do everything perfect the first try on...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
i have a 17" powerbook, and while the palm rests... 4,835 Views / 81 Replies  
i have a 17" powerbook, and while the palm rests dont really get too dirty, the keyboard somehow is so dirty i cant stand it. all my mac keyboards are the same way, and my hands are always clean...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ooh. yeah id agree. mine has the 5400... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
ooh. yeah id agree. mine has the 5400 fortunately. so while its not the BEST. its not the worst either.
i've got 2GB of ram in it too and it still runs like a champ. but still, obviously pales in...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
dang! that quad can haul! can you imagine what it... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
dang! that quad can haul! can you imagine what it would do if you had my 6.5GB of ram in there, and a scratch disk?? ( of course your ram is faster than mine, but anyways ) that would be done in...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
I reformatted my lacie 250GB firewire hard drive,... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
I reformatted my lacie 250GB firewire hard drive, and set it up as a scratch disk,
and it reduced my time to 51 seconds!! lol suddenly my computer is developing superpowers!
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 02:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well well well! retested my G5 tonight, ... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
Well well well!

retested my G5 tonight,
Booted up, Closed all widgets, opened photoshop and set history to 1 state, restarted photoshop,
only user program running was activity monitor.
and...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 6, 2006 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
macboy. i payed over $3k for that same... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
macboy.

i payed over $3k for that same laptop 2 years ago :( it still hangs with the best of them in photoshop though, ( cant wait to get a 100GB 7200rpm drive in it.

i would also say about...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh i could do that? sweet id rather go that route... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
oh i could do that? sweet id rather go that route anyways.

i was under the impression it was best to have matching hard drives. my mistake!
i'm relatively new to the power-user world of computer...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, so i wanted to really push my powerbook to... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
Ok, so i wanted to really push my powerbook to its max and see what i could squeeze out of it.
same spec laptop as i posted above,
set photoshop history to 1 state
disabled all widgets in...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Lol! Owned! 1,127,499 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Lol!

Owned!
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh i know. i have the second to last gen 17"... 2,313 Views / 40 Replies  
oh i know. i have the second to last gen 17" powerbook, and because i did BTO , i think it goes through a better inspection ( just speculating here )

I have had ZERO problems with my powerbook, it...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah after further investigation, i discovered... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
yeah after further investigation, i discovered that that time (1:18) was from the first revision of the speed test.

his time with the current test was about 1:36 i believe

the originator of the...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why do they have to tempt me with this... this... 2,313 Views / 40 Replies  
Why do they have to tempt me with this...
this discount would make that 60GB ipod video i want a mere $180...

:( but i still have a year warranty on my Powerbook, and there's no Photoshop UB...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
from macrumors "2m 43seconds on a G5... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
from macrumors

"2m 43seconds on a G5 1.8Dual/ 3Gb Ram"

how would a dual 1.8 g5 be so close to mine?? i mean were not even talking 30 seconds difference ( from my average test times)

and just...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use CS2 on both my powerbook and my G5, ill... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
I use CS2 on both my powerbook and my G5, ill check out that site right now.

Here's my powerbook run,

1.5GHz G4 17"
2GB RAM
80GB HD 5400RPM (38GB free )
128MB Radeon 9700 Mobility
CS2
osx...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
hmm that makes sense then! well.. all in... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
hmm that makes sense then!

well.. all in all, my time wasn't really that bad lol. my g5 is still very capable of doing everything i need it to do. but i do need an additional hard drive because my...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
i could offer the same, i dont have 1dsmkII, but... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
i could offer the same, i dont have 1dsmkII, but i have 5D and 1DmkII raw files.
it amazes me t hat the dual-core 2.3 could whomp on my dual processor 2.7
i bet it would be better if i had that...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 5, 2006 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Crumpler all the way. only i went big and... 767 Views / 9 Replies  
Crumpler all the way.

only i went big and got the Karachi Outpost, because i have a lot of gear, and the behemoth laptop.

photography is my profession though, and i would gladly choose crumpler...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 4, 2006 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
dude! haha whats up jason! yeah good eye on... 478,589 Views / 1,145 Replies  
dude! haha whats up jason!

yeah good eye on the sig, thats my baby, its an '06 wrx wagon, and i love it to pieces. you can pick them up used for pretty good prices man, i got mine "used" ( if 2100...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 4, 2006 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
sweet! jedi knight II and jedi academy??? i love... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
sweet! jedi knight II and jedi academy??? i love those games!

i havent played quake 3 in ages, and i havent been able to play UT2k4 since tiger came out
Posted by tillin, on Jun 3, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: can i trade my 17" powerbook for your 15"... 1,127,499 Views / 4,110 Replies  
can i trade my 17" powerbook for your 15" macbook? sounds like you need 3 17" laptops instead of 2 :)
Posted by tillin, on Jun 3, 2006 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm very tempting. Now i need to deicde if i want... 1,845 Views / 21 Replies  
hmm very tempting. Now i need to deicde if i want to upgrade the powerbook or get a second
Hitachi 400GB 7200rpm drive for my G5 ( mmm RAID ) because i clearly need a good scratch disk lol.

and...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 3, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dog - how's the overall performance gain?... 1,845 Views / 21 Replies  
Dog -

how's the overall performance gain? my laptop would be exactly the same spec as yours ( save for the fact its the 17" model ) and i'd like to do this sometime soon.
Posted by tillin, on Jun 3, 2006 at 02:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well i ran two more tests. 1st attempt,... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
well i ran two more tests.

1st attempt, right after boot, only CS2 running, -- 2:25
2nd attempt after G5 had been running a couple hours, still only CS2 running - 2:15 ( other time i had posted...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 3, 2006 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
guess mine didnt do too bad! considering i had ... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
guess mine didnt do too bad! considering i had itunes importing 5000 songs onto my ipod, i was chatting via adium, and sorting photos in iphoto.

i'll try again tonight when i get home with no...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
the Apple store in Costa Mesa, CA at the south... 2,347 Views / 26 Replies  
the Apple store in Costa Mesa, CA at the south coast plaza mall.

if they lied to me then that is just completely stupid, but if its true that would be awfully cool.

at any rate, i buy my ram...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was going to do that with my 17" powerbook, get... 1,845 Views / 21 Replies  
I was going to do that with my 17" powerbook, get the 100gb 7200rpm drive.

i carry a 40GB lacie firewire drive with me, when i got it, it was just right because i needed a go between when i shot...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i dont plan on upgrading my G5 anytime soon, i... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
i dont plan on upgrading my G5 anytime soon, i only got it in january. and considering the price i paid, i deemed it to be worthwile, since i needed the capabilities of this computer now.

i got...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's Mine - note - I had other programs... 3,178 Views / 52 Replies  
Here's Mine - note - I had other programs running, so processors were already under load, and i still haven't set up a scratch disk ( need to desperately )

Setup:
Powermac G5 Dual 2.7Ghz
6.5GB...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 02:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
instant update: problem solved, my firewire... 638 Views / 3 Replies  
instant update:

problem solved, my firewire connector cable bit the dust as far as transfers go apparently. it still charges when connected to a power adapter however. weird.

the USB cable is...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 02:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
4G 40GB pooped out on me! 638 Views / 3 Replies  
Gah! my trusty companion suddenly went into cardiac arrest!

I was doingt a restore on it to clear it out and reload my songs ( since my library now surpasses its storage capabilities )

and...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 2, 2006 at 02:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I dont have the G7, but i do have the mx518 (... 1,354 Views / 8 Replies  
I dont have the G7, but i do have the mx518 ( another non-mac gaming mouse )

and it works wonderfully when mapped with USB overdrive.

i was going to get the g5, but it's missing a button! lol,...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 08:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
are you expecting THIS november? or next november... 1,106 Views / 12 Replies  
are you expecting THIS november? or next november for the macbook REV B?
i am interested in switching my powerbook for one, but im not switching to intel until there is a universal photoshop.

and...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: you know what, i had/have an ikea desk in my home... 1,127,499 Views / 4,110 Replies  
you know what, i had/have an ikea desk in my home when i was away at school, ( i had the coolest desk setup, it was a huge L desk that i made with two different desktops. )

the ikea desk was...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i have had no problems with OWC ram. i have 2GB... 2,347 Views / 26 Replies  
i have had no problems with OWC ram.
i have 2GB of it in my 17" powerbook
and 6Gb of it in my G5 tower!
great prices, great service, great warranty and a great product.


also - and im going to...
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
there are a few on ebay right now. one is... 1,000 Views / 11 Replies  
there are a few on ebay right now.

one is $15 another is $10

http://cgi.ebay.com/Apple-Pro-Mouse-Black-USB_W0QQitemZ8818124600QQcategoryZ25445QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
secondlife runs great on both my powerbook and my... 500 Views / 2 Replies  
secondlife runs great on both my powerbook and my G5, but i rarely play anymore, its become a dead city.
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i still cant get UT2k4 to install ever since i... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
i still cant get UT2k4 to install ever since i got tiger.

yes i know about the updated installer, but that still doesnt even work.

so the X850 huh? ot the nvidia... hmmm
Posted by tillin, on Jun 1, 2006 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Best GPU for a Dual 2.7Ghz G5? 568 Views / 5 Replies  
So my tower came with the somewhat humble Radeon 9650, i mean dont get me wrong, it works fine, plays games like doom3 and quake 4 fine, but should i desire ( or require ) and upgrade, what would be...
Posted by tillin, on May 31, 2006 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: I have used a Tenba Shoulder bag for my laptop (... 451,826 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I have used a Tenba Shoulder bag for my laptop ( 17" PB ) for the last year or so, and it has worked great.

I just ordered a Crumpler "Karachi Outpost" the other night, as it has the right amount...
Posted by tillin, on May 31, 2006 at 06:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i have never played HL2, because i switched to... 1,960 Views / 17 Replies  
i have never played HL2, because i switched to mac long before it came out, but i did used to play HL1 and i miss it dearly, if i could just play that with good FPS man id be a trigger happy camper.
Posted by tillin, on May 30, 2006 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i most certainly plan on getting one, but the... 1,378 Views / 17 Replies  
i most certainly plan on getting one, but the only thing i am waiting for is the unversal version of photoshop. once that comes about then i will get the macbook after i sell my powerbook.

until...
Posted by tillin, on May 30, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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