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Sorry Man, but it's time to get rid of that old... 920 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry Man, but it's time to get rid of that old clunker....... That old MBP is on it's last legs
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
So what you are looking for is a Gaming... 2,301 Views / 20 Replies  
So what you are looking for is a Gaming Machine...... Go buy an Xbox, Ps3 or a Custom PC.

Any professional person who used Macs for Audio, Video work rely on fast Cpus which these computers...
Posted by tears2040, on May 21, 2011 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why? The perfect backup is to clone your... 1,335 Views / 9 Replies  
Why?

The perfect backup is to clone your Hard Drive. Would if you lose your install disc, your cloned HD is your only perfect back up. As of now my concern is with FCP not Logic. Secondly I am...
Posted by tears2040, on Sep 11, 2010 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
? Spelling mistake........ Well... 1,335 Views / 9 Replies  
?

Spelling mistake........

Well hopefully someone can help me out :\
Posted by tears2040, on Sep 11, 2010 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have all of my serial #s, but the problem is... 1,335 Views / 9 Replies  
I have all of my serial #s, but the problem is the applications can't even open. It's like the file is not even recognized by the computer.......
Posted by tears2040, on Sep 11, 2010 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cloned my old Hard Drive and transferred to my new iMac = some applications wont open 1,335 Views / 9 Replies  
My logic Pro, Pro Tools, FCp, Motion, etc. will all not open when I transferred them to my new iMac i3.


I created a partition on my new iMac for 200gb and cloned my old MBP with an external HD....
Posted by tears2040, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Buying applecare on auction website for new Imac 834 Views / 5 Replies  
Is it safe to buy applecare from ebay for my new iMac?

Thanks
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 31, 2010 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, don;t mean to keep bumping this thread... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks, don;t mean to keep bumping this thread but just trying to get all of the information I need. Since I do a lot of narrative work the audio synch issue would be a problem, a HUGE problem....
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 29, 2010 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a question regarding the Elgato Turbo. ... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
I have a question regarding the Elgato Turbo.

How is it that you can use it with Final Cut Pro?

Thanks
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 28, 2010 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
+1 This is EXACTLY what I am going to buy. ... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
+1 This is EXACTLY what I am going to buy.

Also I repeat once again that I do not like the 27" screen, to big to sit in front of for long hours of editing. Also I don't care about turbo boost...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 28, 2010 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you for the info. Yeah the i7 is... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Thank you for the info.

Yeah the i7 is ferocious in that geekbench score, 3x faster than my MBP and 1.5X faster than the Imac i3.

The i3 averages close to 6000 while this i7 close to 10,000 and...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 28, 2010 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sandy Bridge? I tested my MBP through... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Sandy Bridge?


I tested my MBP through Geekbench and got a 3009 overall score. I tested Geekbench on a iMac i3 at Best Buy and it got like 5800-5900 range. Based on that score alone it seems like...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 27, 2010 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do not like the Glossy screen of the Imac, but... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
I do not like the Glossy screen of the Imac, but the truth is my Computer when rendering, burning dvds, etc. Is just taking too long. Looking at Activity Monitor my CPU even gets all the way to 89%...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 27, 2010 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Revisiting this thread, I just came back from the... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Revisiting this thread, I just came back from the store today to further along my purchasing process and noticed that I did not like the 27" monitor at all. It is simply to big for my needs. I edit...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 27, 2010 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm going to have to call your bluff on that one,... 5,256 Views / 106 Replies  
I'm going to have to call your bluff on that one, take a screen shot and prove it. Show me an Activity Monitor using 16gbs inside of PhotoShop.
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 14, 2010 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
While I understand it is possible, I just felt... 5,256 Views / 106 Replies  
While I understand it is possible, I just felt truly puzzled how someone can say that 16gbs of ram is a low ceiling implying that it was not enough.

Final Cut Pro to my understanding does not even...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
16gb of ram is a low ceiling? Please show me 1... 5,256 Views / 106 Replies  
16gb of ram is a low ceiling? Please show me 1 program or even 2 programs you use at the same time that would eat up 16gb of ram in a real world example. I am more than 99.9% sure no one in the...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 13, 2010 at 05:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apologize for not stating whether portability was... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Apologize for not stating whether portability was important or not. With that said what are the thought on me upgrading my current MBP to 6gbs of ram instead of my 4 and upgrading my internal 7200...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 12, 2010 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank You for the reply. I have another question... 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
Thank You for the reply. I have another question though, what is the main difference between this older i5 quad core and the newer iMac quad cores? The only difference I see is the graphics card, is...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 11, 2010 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Imac Purchase = Need Some Serious Help 1,635 Views / 23 Replies  
My current Mac is a
2007 MBP
Intel Core Duo 2.2ghz
4gb Ram
Nvidia 8600 128mb
7200 rpm HD

My computer runs flawless and has never had any problems but it's time for an upgrade. My...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 11, 2010 at 04:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually if you have no graphics card your... 13,197 Views / 211 Replies  
Actually if you have no graphics card your computer might not boot. GO to apple and have them test it, takes no longer than an hour, hopefully your covered and everything works fine. I'm more than...
Posted by tears2040, on Apr 12, 2010 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can see you still haven't changed......... ... 1,545 Views / 30 Replies  
I can see you still haven't changed.........

With that said many people use firewire for their audio setups, it's not about being "nostalgic" as you say, it's just that USB is not good for audio...
Posted by tears2040, on Apr 8, 2010 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I 100% disagree. I own a 2007 MBP & I'm more than... 2,751 Views / 43 Replies  
I 100% disagree. I own a 2007 MBP & I'm more than sure I can do anything today still ......


THink about famous movies that were shot 10 years ago using computers, do you honestly think & believe...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 6, 2009 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use Pro Tools & here's the truth. I... 4,131 Views / 12 Replies  
I use Pro Tools & here's the truth.


I always recorded to my system drive which was a 120gb 5400 rpm I upgraded to a 7200 rpm 320 Gb & honestly I can barely tell the difference....

All I know...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 6, 2009 at 04:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I laugh at these people..... I own a TN panel and... 715 Views / 12 Replies  
I laugh at these people..... I own a TN panel and it is amazing! Coming from the old black & green monitors to bulky ones, to normal Lcds. Why in the world would you pay $400+ for a monitor.


Get...
Posted by tears2040, on Aug 6, 2009 at 04:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This has NOTHING to do with my post. Also I know... 1,323 Views / 12 Replies  
This has NOTHING to do with my post. Also I know that this can be done on a Mac, but your idea of fast and mine are very different. I initially was using Macs own software to clone but after two...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 29, 2009 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgraded my HD and after the 2nd or 3rd attempt I... 1,323 Views / 12 Replies  
Upgraded my HD and after the 2nd or 3rd attempt I got everything working.

Make sure that when you use " Super Duper" you boot off of the drive where you transfered all of your information to see...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 29, 2009 at 06:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
$199 ... 1,666 Views / 12 Replies  
$199
http://www.ifixit.com/MacBook-Parts/MacBook-8x-SuperDrive/IF185-040
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well if you were going to buy a monitor for a MP... 2,751 Views / 43 Replies  
Well if you were going to buy a monitor for a MP anyways than you would still have more real estate with the MBP as you would have the laptop screen + external monitor.

Also I think many people...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 23, 2009 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
MBP 2.93 ghz $2199.00 Refurb. ... 2,751 Views / 43 Replies  
MBP 2.93 ghz $2199.00 Refurb.
[http://store.apple.com/us/product/G0G52LL/A?mco=MjE0NjE5MA

Also you NEED a display with a Mac Pro, the laptop already comes with one. If I were dude I would get...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 23, 2009 at 04:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
It seems you have nothing to contribute to this... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
It seems you have nothing to contribute to this thread.
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 21, 2009 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Noob? Because I do not post on these forums... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
Noob? Because I do not post on these forums ...... I wonder if all people named "Simon" were born with a stick up where the sun don't shine.....

& to your complete inaccurate thought about me I...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok would the Imac 2.8 be faster than the 2.2... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
Ok would the Imac 2.8 be faster than the 2.2 MBP?

I'm sure in real world benchmarks it is, but in real life applications would I notice the difference?


I agree with the MOD here that maybe I...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.applepalace.com/apple-mac/apple-laptops... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
http://www.applepalace.com/apple-mac/apple-laptops/macbook-pro-laptops/15-macbook-pro-2.2ghz-intel-core-2-duo-ma895ll-a.asp


This is the MBP I have ............
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am fully aware that the main reason the Imac is... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
I am fully aware that the main reason the Imac is better in the processor department is because it is newer, I am also aware that this Imac can go up to GDRRII 4gb Ram as opposed to the newer...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 06:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
This makes no sense...... A refurbished MBP... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
This makes no sense......

A refurbished MBP would cost me about $1699, several hundred dollars more than this IMAC. Now that is a 2.66 GHZ processor but it has GDDR3 ram so it might be faster?
...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 06:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Scratches head, ok here's my take. ... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
Scratches head, ok here's my take.



Let's start from the top

2.8 ghz processor vs 2.2ghz = Imac wins
320 gb 7200 rpm drive vs 120 gb 5400 rpm drive = Imac wins
24" screen vs 15.4"...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not sure if this is a 2008 or 2009 IMAC,... 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm not sure if this is a 2008 or 2009 IMAC, feedback is welcomed
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 04:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Should I get rid of my 2007 Macbook Pro for a 2009 iMac? 2,974 Views / 34 Replies  
My Macbook Pro runs flawless, a late 2007 model. 2.2 Ghz 4 Gbs ram and a future hard drive upgrade to 320 gb 7200 rpm.

While today on the Apple Refurbished site I seen this ...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 20, 2009 at 04:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well I just ordered last night so I have not done... 1,323 Views / 12 Replies  
Well I just ordered last night so I have not done the upgrade yet, but that WD Scorpio drive is one of the best selling + rated so you should be more than good.

I will update this thread when I...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 19, 2009 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok so looking at the time of my original post and... 1,323 Views / 12 Replies  
Ok so looking at the time of my original post and current one, I spent about 5 hours looking and reading all over the net.

That Seagate Drive is the first 7200 rpm 500gb, now many people have been...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 19, 2009 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrading my Macbook Pro Hard drive ( Need Help) 1,323 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a mid 2007 model 2.2 Ghz Intel Core Duo that came with a 5400 rpm Hard drive. I want to go bigger and faster and have narrowed it down to a couple of hard drives.

The WD Scorpio Black...
Posted by tears2040, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is this a good deal? = Mac Pro 500 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple | Mac Pro Desktop Computer Workstation | Z0EM-2654CID (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/613894-REG/Apple_Z0EM_2654CID_Mac_Pro_Desktop_Computer.html)

I need this computer or one...
Posted by tears2040, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
:D You the Mofoing Man, it worked. ... 15,900 Views / 11 Replies  
:D

You the Mofoing Man, it worked.

Thanks alot man, you've been blessed for the DAY

,peace
Posted by tears2040, on Apr 18, 2008 at 05:46 PM, in Applications
It's not my friend it's a mortgage company, that... 15,900 Views / 11 Replies  
It's not my friend it's a mortgage company, that needs certain history that I have.

So I seriously doubt I could tell them, " Hey Download Safari for Windows"


I have this payment information...
Posted by tears2040, on Apr 18, 2008 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
How do I get saved Safari web archives to PC user? 15,900 Views / 11 Replies  
I saved some files from my Computer ( Mac) with Safari and I'm trying to email them to a Pc user, problem is the Pc user state he cannot open the files because they were created with a Mac.



...
Posted by tears2040, on Apr 18, 2008 at 04:14 PM, in Applications
 
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