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Well the launch date for consumers is next year... 2,985 Views / 87 Replies  
Well the launch date for consumers is next year but he also said this:
"It's in production this year, and will ship to customers this year. "The launch event is actually next year."

So Apple will...
Posted by Peabo, on Sep 14, 2011 at 11:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Steve is still going to keynote at WWDC and... 1,624 Views / 50 Replies  
Steve is still going to keynote at WWDC and 'Special Events' right?
Posted by Peabo, on Dec 16, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What I'd like to see: 20 and 30 inch... 2,078 Views / 106 Replies  
What I'd like to see:

20 and 30 inch displays updated
17" Macbook Pro updated
Snow Leopard covered in detail
New Mac Pros
New Mac Minis
A 'one more thing'

I predict I will probably only...
Posted by Peabo, on Dec 16, 2008 at 07:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it possible to pre-order one? I can't find an... 9,538 Views / 217 Replies  
Is it possible to pre-order one? I can't find an option on any of the suggested sites to do so.
Posted by Peabo, on Jun 9, 2008 at 07:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I know for a fact that whenever I heard the fan... 2,951 Views / 49 Replies  
I know for a fact that whenever I heard the fan on my Mac Pro it was the x1900. I upgraded the fan on it with one of those Accelero things and it's much much quieter.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 16, 2008 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your MBP must have some kind of hardware fault.... 717 Views / 6 Replies  
Your MBP must have some kind of hardware fault. I'd suggest taking it to an Apple Store and ask about a repair or replacement.
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 15, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in macOS
To clarify, I have an ATI x1900 driving 2 23"... 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
To clarify, I have an ATI x1900 driving 2 23" ACDs and an nVidia 7300 driving a 12" Cintiq
The machine is a 2007 Mac Pro 8-core 3.0GHz
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 01:30 AM, in macOS
It's a Radeon x1900 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
It's a Radeon x1900
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 01:03 AM, in macOS
No, I made no modifications to anything 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
No, I made no modifications to anything
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 01:03 AM, in macOS
An 8-core 3GHz Mac Pro. Not exactly old! ;) 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
An 8-core 3GHz Mac Pro. Not exactly old! ;)
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:51 AM, in macOS
Yes, it's not here on mine. I even installed the... 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
Yes, it's not here on mine. I even installed the patch again and it's nowhere to be found:

http://www.auriolproductions.com/temp/images/desktop.png
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:42 AM, in macOS
That option isn't there in my desktop pane... 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
That option isn't there in my desktop pane...
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 11, 2008 at 10:42 PM, in macOS
Where is the option to change menubar... 10,138 Views / 178 Replies  
Where is the option to change menubar transparency? I see nothing in the desktop/screensaver pane.
Posted by Peabo, on Feb 11, 2008 at 09:28 PM, in macOS
Just bumping to see if anyone can help! 413 Views / 4 Replies  
Just bumping to see if anyone can help!
Posted by Peabo, on Jan 20, 2008 at 02:10 AM, in macOS
It's not just movies, it's everything from apps,... 413 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not just movies, it's everything from apps, to jpgs, to wavs.
Posted by Peabo, on Jan 17, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in macOS
Icon previews randomly not appearing (10.5.1) 413 Views / 4 Replies  
Ever since I upgraded to Leopard, I've been having problems with icon previews. The problem only occurs after my machine (Mac Pro) has been on for a while, but is not initially there on startup.
...
Posted by Peabo, on Jan 17, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in macOS
Thank you! I guess I'll put the 650 on my less... 2,182 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you! I guess I'll put the 650 on my less powerful windows machine
Posted by Peabo, on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
UPS for Mac Pro 8-core? 2,182 Views / 2 Replies  
What UPS would I need to power a Mac Pro 8-core and 2 23" ACDs? I bought the APC 650 but it gets overloaded with both displays plugged in. Even if it just has the Mac Pro connected, it gets...
Posted by Peabo, on Aug 11, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have 1000s of fonts and they slow down startup... 618 Views / 12 Replies  
I have 1000s of fonts and they slow down startup a lot.
Posted by Peabo, on Jun 19, 2007 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Why hasn't this guy been banned yet? 575 Views / 14 Replies  
Why hasn't this guy been banned yet?
Posted by Peabo, on Jun 12, 2007 at 10:13 PM, in macOS
As a registered developer I don't have access to... 754 Views / 17 Replies  
As a registered developer I don't have access to the beta. It was only given out to WWDC attendees.
Posted by Peabo, on Jun 11, 2007 at 11:52 PM, in macOS
There are plenty of people at WWDC who can help... 754 Views / 17 Replies  
There are plenty of people at WWDC who can help you out. That's surely why you go there, right?
Posted by Peabo, on Jun 11, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in macOS
I paid to update 50 songs. It kept giving me... 4,011 Views / 103 Replies  
I paid to update 50 songs. It kept giving me errors on many of the songs. I quit and relaunched and now it just says my library is 'up to date' so I can't even download the remainder of the songs I...
Posted by Peabo, on May 31, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
That's probably the one thing I still miss from... 607 Views / 6 Replies  
That's probably the one thing I still miss from OS 9.
Posted by Peabo, on May 24, 2007 at 10:42 PM, in macOS
Once again: Select CPU usage from the 'Window'... 1,548 Views / 26 Replies  
Once again: Select CPU usage from the 'Window' menu in Activity Monitor. Should show 8 bars.

The window you posted a screenshot of is normal no matter what CPU you have.
Posted by Peabo, on May 19, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Select CPU usage from the 'Window' menu in... 1,548 Views / 26 Replies  
Select CPU usage from the 'Window' menu in Activity Monitor. Should show 8 bars.
Your About This Mac window said '2X' Unknown, so it's unlikely that only 1 core is working.
Posted by Peabo, on May 19, 2007 at 02:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
what about an ethernet crossover cable? 1,295 Views / 18 Replies  
what about an ethernet crossover cable?
Posted by Peabo, on May 11, 2007 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
not really OS X related though 670 Views / 5 Replies  
not really OS X related though
Posted by Peabo, on May 8, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
but they still didn't fix the bug that says my... 654 Views / 9 Replies  
but they still didn't fix the bug that says my Mac Pro's processor is 'Unknown' ...
Posted by Peabo, on May 1, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in macOS
I had Fl, Dw, Ai, ID open, plus some other random... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
I had Fl, Dw, Ai, ID open, plus some other random apps like mail, safari, activity monitor
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 27, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
1 memory state 8-core 5GB = 27 sec 30 memory... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
1 memory state 8-core 5GB = 27 sec
30 memory states 8-core 5GB = 1 min 06 sec
30 memory states several adobe apps open, itunes playing, bittorrent downloading etc) 8-core 5GB = 1 min 10 sec
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 27, 2007 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well my 8-core now has 5 gigs of RAM. Photoshop... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
Well my 8-core now has 5 gigs of RAM. Photoshop for some reason only lets me use a maximum of 3GB...
Regardless, I tried the test with 1 memory state, but with itunes playing, bittorrent going,...
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 26, 2007 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a feeling it was the security update. If... 1,548 Views / 26 Replies  
I have a feeling it was the security update. If that's the case, the odds are it will be fixed in the next one they put out.
I may test this by installing the default 10.4.9 on an external disk then...
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 8-core does the same, although it displayed... 1,548 Views / 26 Replies  
My 8-core does the same, although it displayed correctly when I first got it. I think it was after the security update that it exhibited this problem.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd like to point out that the example you chose... 817 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd like to point out that the example you chose is 5 years old and comparing 2 completely different processors. Macs now run on the same chips as PCs (intel) so you won't be seeing that kind of...
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
maybe if they weren't so much more expensive! heh 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
maybe if they weren't so much more expensive! heh
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
2 stock 512s from apple and soon to be 4x 1gb... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
2 stock 512s from apple and soon to be 4x 1gb crucials.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm guessing the memory states are more to do... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
I'm guessing the memory states are more to do with RAM than CPU (hence the name) since with 30, the test took just over 2 minutes to complete on the 8-core. He has twice the RAM as me, don't forget.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
28 Seconds on my 3.0 Ghz Mac Pro 8-core with 3gb... 27,816 Views / 286 Replies  
28 Seconds on my 3.0 Ghz Mac Pro 8-core with 3gb of RAM. I'm getting another 2gb soon, so I will re-run the test then.

I should also add that I have the ATI X1900 driving two Apple 23" displays....
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 23, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
I intend to send it back. 632 Views / 7 Replies  
I intend to send it back.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 21, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wish you could buy new computer smell in a... 481,758 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I wish you could buy new computer smell in a bottle. I love that smell!
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
New Mac Pro 8-core :) ... 481,758 Views / 1,145 Replies  
New Mac Pro 8-core :)

http://web.mac.com/z0ne81/iWeb/Site/Mac%20Pro%20Unboxing_files/PICT0036.jpg

unboxing pics here:
Mac Pro Unboxing Pics (http://web.mac.com/z0ne81/)
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I may just wait until apple issues a new update... 954 Views / 13 Replies  
I may just wait until apple issues a new update and hope it fixes it! It's just a cosmetic thing anyway. It's just bugging me as I'd like to know why it's happening.
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 11:19 AM, in macOS
8, and in system profiler it says: Model... 954 Views / 13 Replies  
8, and in system profiler it says:

Model Name: Mac Pro
Model Identifier: MacPro2,1
Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon
Processor Speed: 3 GHz
Number Of Processors: 2
Total Number Of Cores: 8...
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in macOS
I will try running the 10.4.9 combo updater and... 954 Views / 13 Replies  
I will try running the 10.4.9 combo updater and see if that helps
*edit* It won't let me install the combo update. I'm out of ideas :P
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in macOS
Reset the PRAM and the problem persists :P 954 Views / 13 Replies  
Reset the PRAM and the problem persists :P
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 09:02 AM, in macOS
Security Update 2007-004 bug 954 Views / 13 Replies  
After installing this update, my Mac Pro 8-core now is recognized as "2 x 3 Ghz Unknown" in the About This Mac window. Anyone else experience this?
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 12:54 AM, in macOS
Now it's magically gone back up to 3GB... I'm... 632 Views / 7 Replies  
Now it's magically gone back up to 3GB...
I'm so bamboozled :P
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Has this happened to anyone before? I find it odd... 632 Views / 7 Replies  
Has this happened to anyone before? I find it odd that if the ram is bad, both dimms have been throttled down to 1/2 capacity. What does it mean?
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 18, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bad RAM or software error? 632 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got a new 8-core Mac Pro with the standard 2x 512 meg ram modules installed. I added 2x 1GB crucial modules and it booted up fine, telling me I had 3GB of memory. But not for some reason it...
Posted by Peabo, on Apr 18, 2007 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
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