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Thanks! I was afraid someone would say that. :( 653 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks! I was afraid someone would say that. :(
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 28, 2003 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone flash ATI 9000? 653 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone has flashed an ATI Radeon 9000? I recently upgraded my PC from the 9000 to a GeForce 4 4600 and I would like to put the 9000 into my G4 500 DP. I'd also like to...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 27, 2003 at 08:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's a link for instructions on using Arctic... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Here's a link for instructions on using Arctic Silver.

Link:

http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_silver_instructions.htm
Posted by Turbocharger, on Mar 25, 2003 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe it's nothing for YOU to worry about, btu... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
Maybe it's nothing for YOU to worry about, btu the cooler a CPU runs, the better, even if it's within specs. To be honest, I'm surprised that Apple does not use a heatsink compound as standard...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Mar 25, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Take a look here: ... 493 Views / 24 Replies  
Take a look here: http://www.zalmantech.com/ZM17-CU.html also, go to the homepage: www.zalmantech.com (http://www.zalmantech.com) , they have all your quiet cooling needs.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 18, 2002 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Read this for a comparison of these memory... 387 Views / 9 Replies  
Read this for a comparison of these memory technologies:
http://www.aceshardware.com/read.jsp?id=45000300
Posted by Turbocharger, on Mar 7, 2002 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
?????? "Burnt-logic-board" problem??? I have a G4... 403 Views / 5 Replies  
?????? "Burnt-logic-board" problem??? I have a G4 DP too! Is this a serious problem? Where can I find more info about this problem?
Posted by Turbocharger, on Mar 7, 2002 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cinebench 2000 V1.0 Performance ... 1,051 Views / 53 Replies  
Cinebench 2000 V1.0 Performance
****************************************************

Tester : P4 1.5MHz

Processor : P4 1.5MHz
Number of CPUs : 1
Physical Memory : 512...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Feb 15, 2002 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
sdfdsf, I appreciate your attempt to teach me... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
sdfdsf, I appreciate your attempt to teach me whatever you're trying to teach me, that's nice of you. However, I've already been formally educated in the field of computer design and engineering (MS...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 12, 2001 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
How about a 2.0GHz dual... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
How about a 2.0GHz dual...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 12, 2001 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whisper, I understand your point about lantency,... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Whisper, I understand your point about lantency, but my point is that RAMBUS moves more GB per second in every memory benchmark over DDR, regardless of it's higher latency. Raw performance! I'm not...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 12, 2001 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gee Whisper, I guess I'll have to point them out... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Gee Whisper, I guess I'll have to point them out to you:


"There is nothing too surprising here; we have always known the Pentium 4’s platform to have much more memory bandwidth than any...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 12, 2001 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Parallel Whisper, parallel! That's how it's done,... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Parallel Whisper, parallel! That's how it's done, RAMBUS is quad pumped (4 x 16 =64) simultaneously. You say you've been following this technology for some time? The P4's RAMBUS has been the fastest...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 11, 2001 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not so simple just to throw in a controller... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
It's not so simple just to throw in a controller and Presto... just like RAMBUS. There's a lot more to it than that. Sheesh... Now I sort of feel the same way most Mac owners feel when trying to...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 11, 2001 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
You are absolutely wrong! Each RAMBUS module... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
You are absolutely wrong! Each RAMBUS module consist of 2x16 bit (32bit) buses and RAMBUS modules are used in pairs = 64bits. EVERY and I mean EVERY memory benchmark test I've seen clearly shows the...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 11, 2001 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Too bad the G5 (or G4 for that matter) won't be... 1,464 Views / 134 Replies  
Too bad the G5 (or G4 for that matter) won't be using the P4's only strong point: It's blazing fast memory, RAMBUS (RDRAM). With PC1200 RDRAM's on the very near horizon, no other memory technology...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Nov 10, 2001 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Blizzard: "Sorry, can't do it. GeForce would go... 1,311 Views / 8 Replies  
Blizzard: "Sorry, can't do it. GeForce would go in fine but the ATi card will only wotk in a Mac (and no, there isn't a flasher you can use on it)."

Is it because the ATI Rage 128 Pro is an AGP...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Oct 28, 2001 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Finally got it installed (after re-booting the... 340 Views / 6 Replies  
Finally got it installed (after re-booting the computer it finally unstuffed). I've now upgraded my G4 DP450 with a GeForce 2 MX (Asus 7100).
Posted by Turbocharger, on Oct 28, 2001 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Leonard! I downloaded the file and now it... 340 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Leonard! I downloaded the file and now it won't install. I give up! Thanks anyway for your help.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Oct 27, 2001 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
ralph's breath smells like cat food too :) 340 Views / 6 Replies  
ralph's breath smells like cat food too :)
Posted by Turbocharger, on Oct 26, 2001 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Could someone point me in the right direction?(ROM update) 340 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all! Seeing that I'm relatively new to the Apple world, I'd like to update my boot ROM from 3.34f to the latest (4.2.8 I think). I have a G4 DP450. I need this update for upgading my graphics...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Oct 26, 2001 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
You CAN'T compare SSE/2 to Altivec, they're two... 445 Views / 32 Replies  
You CAN'T compare SSE/2 to Altivec, they're two totally different technologies.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Sep 3, 2001 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Of course that's the problem. OS X isn't even... 445 Views / 32 Replies  
Of course that's the problem. OS X isn't even really completed, muchless the libs. It's going to take awhile. Meanwhile, there's a smorgashbord of compilers with libs to choose from for the wintel...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Sep 3, 2001 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
UW SAlt: "Most of you need to get a reality check... 897 Views / 64 Replies  
UW SAlt: "Most of you need to get a reality check with regards to computing hardware. Go back through this thread and re-read Garduated EE Major's post. He's dead on. Put simply, the G4 is a very...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Sep 3, 2001 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, you're right. My party is over alright.... 438 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, you're right. My party is over alright. I've only owned my Mac G4 450DP for a little over a week and it hasn't worked since the second day I've owned it.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Sep 2, 2001 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
PIV @ 3.5GHz... party's over! 438 Views / 10 Replies  
Check it out at anandtech.com. Where's that blasted G5 when you need it?
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 31, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quake is a benchmark that's good for testing... 897 Views / 64 Replies  
Quake is a benchmark that's good for testing graphics cards, not CPU speed. Flight simulators and other CPU intensive (M/GFLOPS) software is what should be used to really compare CPU power. Photoshop...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 31, 2001 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys, but I believe that it's something... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks guys, but I believe that it's something very serious like the processor or something. I've tried all tips but it's like it's not accepting any input at all, not even the reset button works....
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 26, 2001 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's just plain dead, vmarks. It doesn't do... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
It's just plain dead, vmarks. It doesn't do anything now. No keyboard input, mouse, start-up chime, absolutely no display at all now.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 26, 2001 at 09:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
BTW, I forgot to mention that at one time, I got... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
BTW, I forgot to mention that at one time, I got the following message on screen:

Default Catch! code=300
&SRR0: 00206a4c
&SRR1: 00003030

Powermac3, 3 3.4fl BootROM
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 26, 2001 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
fourstarcltv: My power light/button works as... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
fourstarcltv: My power light/button works as advertised, so I don't think it has the dreaded "front panel board" problem. However, the mac was doing good until I installed X and connected to the...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 26, 2001 at 06:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Bummin' ... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
Just bought a shiny spiffy G4 450 Dual processor and it's now completely dead after four days. My first problem was the machine not booting after I installed a game. I reinstalled Mac OS and it...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 25, 2001 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks a zillion, Kevin!! I rebooted from the... 334 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks a zillion, Kevin!! I rebooted from the CD-ROM and re-installed the OS... works like a charm. I'm sure there's an easier way than that, but I'm finding my way around the Mac now. ...Boot from...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 23, 2001 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Could somebody help me (new Mac user)? 334 Views / 2 Replies  
I just bought a G4 450 MP and everything was working fine. I love the Mac GUI I wonder what took me so long to buy one. Anyway, my problem is (other than the fact that I don't know anything about Mac...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Aug 22, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Some bad news I'm afraid. I've already posted my... 379 Views / 30 Replies  
Some bad news I'm afraid. I've already posted my SiSoft's Sandra 1998 benchmark score (PIII 866 512 MB) so here is the 2000 version: Floating Point= 1163 MFLOPS; Floating Point with SSE enabled= 3633...
Posted by Turbocharger, on May 4, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, but the PIII 1Ghz will not run in dual... 287 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, but the PIII 1Ghz will not run in dual configuration.
Posted by Turbocharger, on May 4, 2001 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
One thing about these types of discussions is... 299 Views / 19 Replies  
One thing about these types of discussions is that most people fail to take into consideration is that the Apple Mac is far superior to the PC as well as faster. Yes, that's right, it's so. Keep in...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 30, 2001 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
As a comparison, my wintel PIII 866, 512MB does... 379 Views / 30 Replies  
As a comparison, my wintel PIII 866, 512MB does 975 MFLOPS using SiSoft's Sandra 1998. I'm going to try it out on the 2000 version shortly. I can't honestly say that it's an honest comparison because...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 29, 2001 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have you guys considered the possibility that... 334 Views / 24 Replies  
Have you guys considered the possibility that something might have gone wrong with the 667/733 microprocessors? Do you really buy that "...there's not enough chips..." story? There are a lot of...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 27, 2001 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
HMMMmmmmm! I've been eyeing a G4 450MP and it... 312 Views / 10 Replies  
HMMMmmmmm! I've been eyeing a G4 450MP and it does look good. I'd like to get it, really. Now I've got to get rid of this piece of junk Performa.
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 25, 2001 at 03:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's the original CD-ROM drive for the 6320.... 312 Views / 10 Replies  
It's the original CD-ROM drive for the 6320. Anyway, I'm throwing in the towel on Macs for now. I bought this one to prepare myself for a G4 MP, now I'm wondering if it's really worth all the...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 24, 2001 at 12:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's a Sony, WillyB. I'd appreciate if you could... 312 Views / 10 Replies  
It's a Sony, WillyB. I'd appreciate if you could point me in the right direction to finding that extension. In fact I'd be Happy http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 21, 2001 at 07:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks Octo, but I've tried that. When I put a CD... 312 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks Octo, but I've tried that. When I put a CD in the drive, it makes some (normal) noise but that's about it. I want to format the drive and start with a clean slate, but everything's on CD so I...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 20, 2001 at 05:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can somebody give me a bit of advice? 312 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello Mac comrads, I just bought my first Mac, a PowerMac Performa 6320, so I'm very new to Macs (though I'm an expert in windows). My problem is that my CD-ROM drive quit working. I put a new CD-ROM...
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 20, 2001 at 01:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Faster cache! What a difference! 203 Views / 3 Replies  
Gotcha! April's Fool!
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tip o' the day!!: OSX Four (4) times faster!!!! 240 Views / 5 Replies  
April Fool!!! Just a way to ease the tension a bit http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by Turbocharger, on Apr 1, 2001 at 04:45 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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