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Some 17" C2D Love please? 500 Views / 1 Replies  
So everyone's talkin' about the 20 and 24" iMacs. Would have love to have gotten one but couldnt' justify the 300 bucks since I own a MBP. Anyone else got the 17" out there and happy?
Posted by bbrowne74, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
With what I've done thus far the boot up speed is... 468,287 Views / 1,355 Replies  
With what I've done thus far the boot up speed is a hair quicker, but it's been a wash for me thus far.
Posted by bbrowne74, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
My setup: ... 468,287 Views / 1,355 Replies  
My setup:

http://homepage.mac.com/bbrowne74/setup.jpg

17" iMac Core Duo 2 2.0Ghz/1.5GB RAM/160GB HD/Superdrive/128MB Radeon x1600
15" MacBook Pro 2.0GHz 2GB RAM/160GB HD/Superdrive/256MB...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Sep 16, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good choice WOPR. Of course you couldn't go... 1,072 Views / 22 Replies  
Good choice WOPR. Of course you couldn't go wrong with a 20" Core Duo either, bt if you're happy with 17" I'd get the latest and greatest. Since we're talking first gen Intel here it can't hurt to...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Sep 16, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just picked up a 17" Core 2 Duo iMac, and went... 1,072 Views / 22 Replies  
I just picked up a 17" Core 2 Duo iMac, and went 17" for a couple reasons:

As an educator, I got the unit for $1099. The 20" model was 300 more. I have a MacBook Pro and was using it as a...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Sep 15, 2006 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wtb: B&w G3 278 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a rAge Pro card, 128MB RAM, and a 20GB HD i'd like to use in a B&W G3 for some OS9 work I'd like to do.

I am looking for a 400 or even 350Mhz G3 B&W - it can have 128 or 256MB RAM, but I...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 22, 2003 at 11:47 PM, in Marketplace
a 32MB Video card sometimes goes for 200 bucks if... 1,907 Views / 39 Replies  
a 32MB Video card sometimes goes for 200 bucks if it will fit in the cube. The G4-800 upgrade is about 350, the 1GB of RAM is nice. I think you got a fair deal.

I just bought a stock 450 cube...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 16, 2003 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: iBook 700 12.1" 384/20/Combo 303 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got to sell the 'book to make room for the Cube I got.

I bought it on 9/19/02 - still have all original packaging, etc. In superb condition - it didnt' travel, it sat on my desk on a...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 11, 2003 at 10:31 PM, in Marketplace
Heck no you're not over-reacting! I got a refurb... 1,671 Views / 42 Replies  
Heck no you're not over-reacting! I got a refurb that was in *MINT*, and I mean *MINT* condition with on dead pixels, etc.

I'd bitch and bitch and bitch...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 9, 2003 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: What is your experience with Apple refurbs? 702 Views / 9 Replies  
I ordered my refurb TiBook on New Years day and it came like it was brand-new - the only thing that would indiciate it was a refurb was that it came in a normal brown box that said "refurbished unit"...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 6, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: I see.... but why ? 1,981 Views / 48 Replies  
No, not at all. I bought a refurbished 1Ghz TiBook, and other then the box it came in, it came packed the same as a new machine - the refurb boxes aren't the snazzy white ones with the picture of...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 6, 2003 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
I picked up a TiGigaBook from Small Dog... 1,009 Views / 13 Replies  
I picked up a TiGigaBook from Small Dog Electronics as a refurb and it was like new and have had no problems. I got it for $2649 before the pricedrop from $2999 to $2799 for the a new TiBook. ...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 3, 2003 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My DP867 1,378 Views / 26 Replies  
I got my DP867 in November. I love it, and dont' notice any speed problems for what I do on my machines. Since I work in IT for a job, I dont' do much at home other then consumer surfing, email,...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Mar 3, 2003 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well I decided to do a clean isntall. It went... 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Well I decided to do a clean isntall. It went through and did its thing, but now when it asks for CD2 and I insert, it freezes when it's at the preparing part of the install process on CD2.

I've...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Feb 24, 2003 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cool! 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies!

I do have the 4.19 firmware update. I did start with an OS9 install (originally 9.0.4) from the Cube CDs. I did get that ATI Accelerator problem, but the hardware...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Feb 24, 2003 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cube Problems 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Got me a Cube and it arrived on Friday. Stock setup incl. the Rage 128 Pro card. Does have 640MB RAM/40GB/DVD.

I wiped it out to reinstall from scratch. Got OS9 working on it, but for some...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Feb 24, 2003 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
WTB: Replacement for ATI Rage Pro in Cube 344 Views / 0 Replies  
I just bought a Cube and want to replace the stock ATI Rage Pro so I can utilitze QE, etc.

Anyone have a Radeon Mac or 2MX they used in a Cube or that will work with a cube? Email me at...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Feb 24, 2003 at 12:51 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the replies folks. I did try to... 847 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies folks.

I did try to call and he wasnt' available. The person I'm talking to is the Sales Manager there.

Store credit would have been fine - I would have gotten AppleCare...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Jan 28, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
TiBook Story - Small Dog Electronics 847 Views / 5 Replies  
Take it for what it's worth, but I have a story:

I bought my TiBook this month, ordering on the first. I knew the chances, and have no regrets about purchasing it.

Then Smalldog on the 7th,...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Jan 28, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DVR-105 575 Views / 4 Replies  
I put the DVR-105 (non retail version with no software, just the drive) into my MDD Dual-867 and Jaguar sees it as a Superdrive that works with iDVD, etc.
Posted by bbrowne74, on Jan 18, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
WTT: Sun Blade 100 Workstation w/ 17" Monitor (and iMac G3/600) for PowerMac G4 277 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a Sun Blade 100 Workstation w/ 448MB RAM, 20GB HD, 17" SUn MOnitor, and Sun BRand PC Keyboard and Mouse. Also included is Solaris 8 media and Doc Kit as well As Sun Forte for Jave 3...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Dec 9, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: PowerMac G4 400 or thereabouts 288 Views / 0 Replies  
Looking for 400 Mhz Powermac, Sawtooth in particular. I have a HD, monitor, and memory, so if it is a system minus ram or HD I'm fine with that.

Email me bb@bradbrowne.com if you have something!
Posted by bbrowne74, on Oct 29, 2002 at 03:27 AM, in Marketplace
My setup 71,021 Views / 417 Replies  
You can see my setup (and my vintage Macs) at:

http://homepage.mac.com/bbrowne74/PhotoAlbum5.html
Posted by bbrowne74, on Oct 10, 2002 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
upgrade to eMac or stay with imac 640 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got an iMac G3/600 with a CD-RW. I've also got an iBook 12" 700 with the combo drive.

I'm thinking of selling the iMac and getting an eMac for what I'm thinking will be a performance...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Oct 7, 2002 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
OS 8 for my Performa? 525 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone have a copy of OS8 lying around they want to get rid of? I'd buy it, etc...I'd like to upgrade my old Performa 636CD to OS8.1 so I can hand it off to the granparents for use - Grandma is...
Posted by bbrowne74, on Oct 4, 2002 at 07:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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