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Order it, my MacPro 2006 is running with the 5770... 1,255 Views / 4 Replies  
Order it, my MacPro 2006 is running with the 5770 and play L4D2 with all video settings maxed out.
Posted by dankar, on Apr 23, 2011 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm still use the same machine as you do, but... 910 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm still use the same machine as you do, but with higher ram and the 5770 graphic card. The card helps a lot and I can put off my new MacPro purchase till next year.
Posted by dankar, on Nov 14, 2010 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any ideal if they would sell the graphic card... 6,396 Views / 147 Replies  
Any ideal if they would sell the graphic card soon? Would love to have the new 24" LED LCD on my 1st Gen Macpro.
Posted by dankar, on Mar 3, 2009 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Averaging 300mb. 2,007 Views / 10 Replies  
Averaging 300mb.
Posted by dankar, on Aug 31, 2008 at 10:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is your bluetooth on? This drains battery. Do you... 3,485 Views / 31 Replies  
Is your bluetooth on? This drains battery. Do you have any other devices connected to it? Running any processor intensive softwares?

When I'm surfing the net outdoor with a 3.5G device connected...
Posted by dankar, on Jul 18, 2008 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro 2.5gHz, 4GB ram, 250GB 5400rpm HD.... 777 Views / 4 Replies  
MacBook Pro 2.5gHz, 4GB ram, 250GB 5400rpm HD. Results 123.22
Posted by dankar, on Jul 7, 2008 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did the update on both machine at the same time... 471 Views / 3 Replies  
Did the update on both machine at the same time and only my MP could check for updates. Hope it is not the 10.5.2 on 2008 MBP problem... :(
Posted by dankar, on May 6, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
Problem with Software Update 471 Views / 3 Replies  
This problem just started recently, unable to update or check update, message prompted "Failed, error occurred when checking". I have two systems running 10.5.2.

Macpro early 2007 model (3 ghz -...
Posted by dankar, on May 6, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in macOS
Will buy as soon as they have it for sale here...... 3,004 Views / 49 Replies  
Will buy as soon as they have it for sale here... :)
Posted by dankar, on Apr 16, 2008 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why not run geekbench on your PB? I am... 2,606 Views / 49 Replies  
Why not run geekbench on your PB?

I am getting 3198 on my MBP (2.5ghz, 512mb vram) using the geekbench 32-bit software.
Posted by dankar, on Apr 11, 2008 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
On my 2.5ghz 512mb vram MBP, the LEDs backlight... 779 Views / 15 Replies  
On my 2.5ghz 512mb vram MBP, the LEDs backlight had banding once (sort of like a horizontal strap pattern) and today during start-up, the LED did not light-up till the password key-in screen. I am...
Posted by dankar, on Apr 11, 2008 at 01:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When switching from Mac 10.5 to Vista and back. I... 47,389 Views / 363 Replies  
When switching from Mac 10.5 to Vista and back. I have to adjust my time and date, the time always faster by 6 hours. Hope further updates resolves this issue.
Posted by dankar, on Nov 17, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in macOS
Thanks. Waiting for and if the new apple monitor... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Thanks. Waiting for and if the new apple monitor with iSight built-in does become available.

Holding all major purchases for now. Waiting for the new MacPro, will offload my old dual G5 2ghz, when...
Posted by dankar, on Nov 6, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
MacPro with OSX 10.5 4 cores 3ghz, 8gb ram,... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
MacPro with OSX 10.5

4 cores 3ghz, 8gb ram, XT1900
History State: 1
Cache: 4
Time: 28 secs
Posted by dankar, on Nov 6, 2007 at 02:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, you could be right! But I have 'highly... 2,948 Views / 69 Replies  
Yeah, you could be right! But I have 'highly visible folders and menu bar burn' on my retinas, so would take awhile to get use to these semi-visible ones. ;)
Posted by dankar, on Nov 3, 2007 at 05:35 PM, in macOS
Only bearbugs are networking from mac to mac... 47,389 Views / 363 Replies  
Only bearbugs are networking from mac to mac (shared missing in side window), my other macs with Tiger OS can access my Leopard Macpro but not the other way around.

Also dictionary in dashboard,...
Posted by dankar, on Nov 3, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in macOS
You would need to boot up from another hard disk... 689 Views / 8 Replies  
You would need to boot up from another hard disk or from a laptop. The HD you want to 'fix' is most likely the start-up HD. Restart your Macpro with the key 'T' depress on your keyboard when it boots...
Posted by dankar, on Sep 13, 2007 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, with my palm resting on my table and the... 5,085 Views / 82 Replies  
Yes, with my palm resting on my table and the angle of my fingers almost 180˚. Thus it is more comfortable than the white keyboard which have a slight elevation. Planning to get some more new...
Posted by dankar, on Sep 8, 2007 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Being using it for the last 4 days on my Macpro,... 5,085 Views / 82 Replies  
Being using it for the last 4 days on my Macpro, love it and my wrist not that bend (aka carpal tunnel) and the metal finishing fit my Macpro to a 'T'
Posted by dankar, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why not an expansion SD slot? So that we can slap... 17,002 Views / 266 Replies  
Why not an expansion SD slot? So that we can slap in a 8GB SD to complement the built-in 16GB. And upgrade the SD when bigger capacity is available. 16GB too small, my Dexter TV series would have...
Posted by dankar, on Sep 5, 2007 at 11:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Even with proper batteries (Alkaline... 1,573 Views / 23 Replies  
Even with proper batteries (Alkaline non-rechargeables), max are 3.5 weeks not months. Switched to expensive rechargeable because of cost savings. Mouse usually runs flat first. :P

All wireless...
Posted by dankar, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
How do you make the batteries last that long?... 1,573 Views / 23 Replies  
How do you make the batteries last that long? :hmm:

I have two wireless keyboard, one for the dual G5 and the other MacPro. Both are on from 9am to 5pm, 5 times a week. And they last no long than...
Posted by dankar, on Aug 26, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
My MacPro 3ghz beach balls, but not to that... 775 Views / 11 Replies  
My MacPro 3ghz beach balls, but not to that extent like some of the users here. Most of my work files are stored on the 2nd HD (750gb) some files are as big as 1.5gb, it only beachballs when the set...
Posted by dankar, on Jun 26, 2007 at 05:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
My old work horse was the Dual G5 2ghz 4gb ram... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
My old work horse was the Dual G5 2ghz 4gb ram using CS premium suite. You know some of our projects can run up to easily 1gb with their respective links and all. Or for an example, a 1/4 scale...
Posted by dankar, on Jun 6, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am using a MacPro 3ghz, XT1900, 1.25TB HD and... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
I am using a MacPro 3ghz, XT1900, 1.25TB HD and 8GB ram, running CS3 premium suite. My productivity and workflow have shot up almost 50%. Projects like packaging design, print ads and etc, are in and...
Posted by dankar, on Jun 5, 2007 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
I wouldn't be surprised if the 8-core 5GB smokes... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
I wouldn't be surprised if the 8-core 5GB smokes my 4-core 8GB when it comes to multi-tasking... :(

Zonemaster, what Adobe apps are you running in the background?
Posted by dankar, on Apr 27, 2007 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
No problem, brotherhood of Macs... :) ... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
No problem, brotherhood of Macs... :)

Another 4GB in the pipeline for me after my next purchase of a 30" screen to compliment my 23". Only thing is, my total would be 12GB, due to my 4x1GBs.
Posted by dankar, on Apr 27, 2007 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Drum Rolling...... Here are the results,... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Drum Rolling......

Here are the results, from running speedtest:

1 Memory State, 0 Apps
4GB: 27.5 sec 8GB: 27.8 sec

1 Memory State, Apps CS3 PS, AI, ID, LR, FH MX, DW, FL, Nikon NX and...
Posted by dankar, on Apr 27, 2007 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Will do as you mention, I am interested to know... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Will do as you mention, I am interested to know too. For pointer two, will run a file converting a A4 heavy image/graphic AI file to a PSD 450dpi and raw batch conversion of three 34mb raws on Light...
Posted by dankar, on Apr 24, 2007 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
My crucial 2x2gb would be in this Friday. Will... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
My crucial 2x2gb would be in this Friday. Will run some test to see if having 8gb helps.
Posted by dankar, on Apr 24, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
It would be most likely the advantage of multiple... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
It would be most likely the advantage of multiple redos (history state), without taking a hit in performance. That is the reason for most ram upgrades for heavy applications multi-tasking... :)
Posted by dankar, on Apr 23, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Settings as per instructions for speed test.... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Settings as per instructions for speed test. Running CS3 PS, AI, ID, LR, FH MX, DW, FL, Nikon NX and Safari. 35.1 sec

2nd Test, 100% memory, 30 history states and all programs running. 1:17.3 sec...
Posted by dankar, on Apr 23, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Still high from those result, at least it... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Still high from those result, at least it justified my investment purchases.

Will post results with OS 10.5 when it is in. As for the raptors, I am broke from buying one set of CS3 Design Premium...
Posted by dankar, on Apr 20, 2007 at 07:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just downloaded my CS3 design premium suite and... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Just downloaded my CS3 design premium suite and ran the test again. CS3 MacPro 3ghz, 4gb ram, XT1900 27.5sec. Was rocked by the time, almost a different of 30 secs. Wow
Posted by dankar, on Apr 19, 2007 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Will do so, on preorder for CS3 Creative Suite. 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
Will do so, on preorder for CS3 Creative Suite.
Posted by dankar, on Apr 12, 2007 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
58.4 sec MacPro 3ghz, 4gb ram, 500gb 7200... 28,498 Views / 286 Replies  
58.4 sec

MacPro 3ghz, 4gb ram, 500gb 7200 rpm HD, CS
Posted by dankar, on Apr 11, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
My 3ghz Macpro starts way quicker than my old... 971 Views / 21 Replies  
My 3ghz Macpro starts way quicker than my old dual G5 2ghz. I would have started, open up photoshop before my old set even gets to the opening screen. Still have the old set in my office. Only...
Posted by dankar, on Feb 22, 2007 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Same problem, try running a 400mb photoshop file... 939 Views / 13 Replies  
Same problem, try running a 400mb photoshop file and it seems to get slower with time. WIth my configuration, 3ghz x2, 4gb ram, X1900XT. Should not be a problem, have ProTech tool my set and problem...
Posted by dankar, on Feb 21, 2007 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
iLife 07, iWork 07 and a new 23" screen... :) 5,286 Views / 60 Replies  
iLife 07, iWork 07 and a new 23" screen... :)
Posted by dankar, on Jan 9, 2007 at 06:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Notice that too, with my 3 ghz (4 GB ram). When... 966 Views / 9 Replies  
Notice that too, with my 3 ghz (4 GB ram). When transferring files (80mb - 2 gb), a slow down is unavoidable. After that, when I try to access my 2nd Bay HD (750gb), it takes awhile to view the...
Posted by dankar, on Jan 4, 2007 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
OS 10.5 Speech Function 416 Views / 1 Replies  
Read somewhere that the speech feature on the new OS would be cutting edge, sounds almost real. Do you thing Apple would allow this feature to be used as a voice-over function and save as a high...
Posted by dankar, on Jan 2, 2007 at 08:56 AM, in macOS
Planning to increase my real estate (Another 23")... 6,848 Views / 76 Replies  
Planning to increase my real estate (Another 23") when the new screens are available, good thing, my original order included 23" x 2 screens, but one got held up.:) The 8 cores macpro might cost...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 29, 2006 at 05:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Was in your situation less than 3 weeks ago,... 6,848 Views / 76 Replies  
Was in your situation less than 3 weeks ago, debated with myself should I wait for the 8 core. To cut a long story short. I have a 3 ghz MacPro sitting in my office. The only thing is, I am waiting...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 28, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Loud CPU fan in MacPro 499 Views / 1 Replies  
Was setting up my MacPro 3ghz today, had several tasks running in the background
- Downloading updates (Apple, Adobe PDF ver 7.08 and Nikon NX)
- Running softwares installation from both DVD drives...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 21, 2006 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Got news, it is coming in by Friday. Hopefully... 1,101 Views / 14 Replies  
Got news, it is coming in by Friday. Hopefully there will be no delay... :)
Posted by dankar, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here in Singapore, supplies are from a Apple... 1,101 Views / 14 Replies  
Here in Singapore, supplies are from a Apple factory located here, but the configuration I have placed an order for, takes 3 weeks. Ordered on the 30th November, was told it should arrive before or...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 16, 2006 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds good, but unable to due to: ... 2,682 Views / 49 Replies  
Sounds good, but unable to due to:

Yesterday's fast machine is today's slow ones. In my line of work, Advertising, Promotion and photography. Calls for a faster machine due to the sheer size, a...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 7, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. Thought of that, just that my business... 2,682 Views / 49 Replies  
Thanks. Thought of that, just that my business has a 3 years equipment upgrade plan. And sadly for non-intel Mac, there are very little graphic cards options.
Posted by dankar, on Dec 6, 2006 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacBook Pro 17". I am using a MacBook CD 2ghz... 841 Views / 5 Replies  
MacBook Pro 17". I am using a MacBook CD 2ghz (2gb ram) for some light duty when I have to bring work home, the software I am running are Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Nikon Capture NX, Keynote...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 5, 2006 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
The new CD2 iMac is good for 100% of home usage... 2,538 Views / 31 Replies  
The new CD2 iMac is good for 100% of home usage and can also double as a workstation for graphic design and photography. Since it looks like the main usage would be for home. No point spending that...
Posted by dankar, on Dec 5, 2006 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
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