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Replacing the fan in the PSU is pretty easy.... 504 Views / 6 Replies  
Replacing the fan in the PSU is pretty easy. First remove the power supply. Then take it apart. I believe it has 3 screws holding it together. Then cut the wires going to the fan (close to the fan)....
Posted by kbbaucom, on Jan 4, 2002 at 04:14 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Not possible?... 424 Views / 7 Replies  
Not possible? (http://www.totalimpact.com/G3_MP.html) :p

No commercial Mac apps will work with that though.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 05:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
You don' t need any special "utility packs" to... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
You don' t need any special "utility packs" to secure hard drives or PCI cards in a G4. They both use standard phillips screws. To install the PCI card, you had to remove a screw, and PCI slot cover....
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
I wonder why they configured the G4 with an IDE... 702 Views / 20 Replies  
I wonder why they configured the G4 with an IDE drive and GeForce2 MX when all the others tested had Ultra SCSI and Quadro video cards. They could have at least given the G4 the SCSI and GeForce3....
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
The small heatsink on the motherboard is for the... 510 Views / 15 Replies  
The small heatsink on the motherboard is for the gigabit ethernet, not USB. I believe it's on the bottom of the motherboard on the Quicksilvers.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Newer card in one of my 6100s, and it... 504 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a Newer card in one of my 6100s, and it runs hotter, but never crashes. I am running 9.0.4. As Roofus said, lowering the cache speed might work.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:13 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I have 40 feet of EL wire on my G4, but the... 501 Views / 9 Replies  
I have 40 feet of EL wire on my G4, but the driver died right after I finished installing the wire. It worked fine when I was almost done. I have a picture, but my web server isn't working properly...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:10 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I read that review, and I think either their card... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
I read that review, and I think either their card was bad, or they were using an alpha version of the drivers. In their "driver stability" section, they show all kinds of problems that I cannot...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 16, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Who is phlump? I can't find him by searching... 382 Views / 6 Replies  
Who is phlump? I can't find him by searching members or teams, and none of the teams around MacNN are even close to "phlump." I saw the quote from Phlump on the Team MacNN page - "I will be...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 15, 2001 at 03:13 PM, in Team MacNN
The drive is next to the power supply. You can... 499 Views / 4 Replies  
The drive is next to the power supply. You can see the SCSI cable going over it.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 15, 2001 at 02:58 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Does it do it in OS 9 also? It could be a problem... 538 Views / 4 Replies  
Does it do it in OS 9 also? It could be a problem with the PAV board (slot loading iMacs) or the video board (tray loading)
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 15, 2001 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I say get the dual 500. If you can find a... 451 Views / 11 Replies  
I say get the dual 500. If you can find a graphite 733, that is better than the current QS 733. It has 1MB of L3 cache, which the QS doesn't have. XLR8YourMac has a comparison...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 15, 2001 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
It looks like the Radeon and GeForce2 MX are... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
It looks like the Radeon and GeForce2 MX are about the same in 3D. You can see a comparison here (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/Graphics/geforce3/GeForce3vs2MXvsRadeon.html). I think they are about the...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 15, 2001 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
It seems some people think that AlitVec is some... 1,069 Views / 90 Replies  
It seems some people think that AlitVec is some magical thing that makes G4s 10x better than G3s. I for one would much rather have a 1GHz G3 than a 500MHz G4. The G3 would beat the G4 in pretty much...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 14, 2001 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Have you by any chance taken the top plastic off... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you by any chance taken the top plastic off of your G4 and put it back on? I had the same problem as you after I did my case mod. When I turned the top around, the problem went away.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 14, 2001 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
The bad news is none of the $100 GeForce 3 cards... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
The bad news is none of the $100 GeForce 3 cards are going to work. Those are the GeForce 3 TI 200s. I haven't heard of anyone getting one to work yet (I have heard of several failures though). I'm...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 13, 2001 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
From www.riceboypage.com... 636 Views / 18 Replies  
From www.riceboypage.com (http://www.riceboypage.com)

"The Original Rice Computer"

http://www.riceboypage.com/shame/hall_of_shame_6/computer.jpg

"This is actually my computer. I was...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 13, 2001 at 05:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's exactly what I see. 569 Views / 23 Replies  
That's exactly what I see.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 13, 2001 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think the GeForce 3 would be that much... 455 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think the GeForce 3 would be that much faster in 2D than a GeForce 2. I was just saying that there is a difference between cards.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 13, 2001 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
There are many different cards that will work. I... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
There are many different cards that will work. I have a PNY card in mine that works fine. Other people have Asus cards, or Hercules Prophet IIs, LeadTek, Abit, and others.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 12, 2001 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's not true at all. The card matters just as... 455 Views / 6 Replies  
That's not true at all. The card matters just as much for 2D accelleration as it does for 3D. I believe the GeForce3 is slightly faster than the Radeon at 2D. I don't have either card to test, and...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 12, 2001 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
The issue isn't if the OS will recognize it. It's... 693 Views / 14 Replies  
The issue isn't if the OS will recognize it. It's if the motherboard supports it. OS X will definitely be able to use 3GB if the motherboard sees it all. I'm pretty sure Linux would too.

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Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 12, 2001 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Kenneth - Netscape is Cocoa. I downloaded 6.2.1... 606 Views / 31 Replies  
Kenneth - Netscape is Cocoa. I downloaded 6.2.1 to see how it was. I used to like Netscape. It was my main browser until 4.7. I switched to IE 5 a few months before Netscape 6 came out. I say 6.2.1...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 11, 2001 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
It might be the controller in the firewire case... 440 Views / 3 Replies  
It might be the controller in the firewire case causing the problem. What case is it? I tested my DVD drive in my CD-R's firewire case. It showed up in ASP in 9 and X, but would not mount CDs or DVDs...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 11, 2001 at 07:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
MX 200s won't work with the Mac ROM. The MX 200... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
MX 200s won't work with the Mac ROM. The MX 200 uses 64-bit SDRAM, whereas the standard MX, and MX 400 use either 128-bit SDRAM, or 64-bit DDR RAM. The Mac ROM isn't made to work with 64-bit SDRAM.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 11, 2001 at 07:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm..highest capacity, fastest, lowest battery... 479 Views / 5 Replies  
Hmm..highest capacity, fastest, lowest battery use, and quietest drive? Not bad :)
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 11, 2001 at 07:03 AM, in Hardware Hacking
WTB: ATI XClaim VR 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey. I want to set up my 8600/G3 400 to be a VCR, but it seems the built-in video in is too slow to get 30 fps at 320x240. The highest I have been able to get is a little over 16 fps. Does anyone...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 8, 2001 at 03:32 PM, in Marketplace
You can't expect to get any bids when you start... 329 Views / 1 Replies  
You can't expect to get any bids when you start the auciton at close to retail price. I have seen the retail version of that card selling brand new for $312. The suggested retail price is $379. You...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 8, 2001 at 03:20 PM, in Marketplace
It's probably basically the same as my Turbomax... 460 Views / 3 Replies  
It's probably basically the same as my Turbomax card. As Paul S said, the computer sees it as SCSI, and the drives are formatted differently. You have to format a drive before it will work with the...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 7, 2001 at 11:05 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I run SETI on all my computers. I just didn't... 802 Views / 39 Replies  
I run SETI on all my computers. I just didn't mention it in my posts. Last I checked, I had 1382 units processed. :)
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 7, 2001 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
I also dislike kbase. I wish Apple hadn't done... 365 Views / 4 Replies  
I also dislike kbase. I wish Apple hadn't done away with the Tech Info Library.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 4, 2001 at 03:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
GeForce 3 beats the Radeon in pretty much every... 539 Views / 2 Replies  
GeForce 3 beats the Radeon in pretty much every test. I think there is some issue with Lightwave and nVidia cards though. That is the only thing I can think of where the GeForce 3 is not the best.
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Posted by kbbaucom, on Dec 4, 2001 at 03:11 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Is there a way to change the actual login window?... 740 Views / 7 Replies  
Is there a way to change the actual login window? It worked in older versions of X, but in 10.1.1, it doesn't look possible. :(
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 29, 2001 at 05:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I can't wait for DII for OS X. I haven't played... 429 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't wait for DII for OS X. I haven't played much since I got my GeForce2 (got the GeForce2 to replace my Voodoo 3 so I could use OS X)
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 29, 2001 at 05:48 PM, in Gaming
Do you have a router or firewall? If you do, you... 387 Views / 1 Replies  
Do you have a router or firewall? If you do, you have to map port 7777. Also, some DSL companies have setups that don't allow any servers to be run. I have two friends that have such DSL.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 29, 2001 at 05:46 PM, in Gaming
If you use IPNetRouter, you can do it. You should... 352 Views / 3 Replies  
If you use IPNetRouter, you can do it. You should be using TCP/IP though, and not AppleTalk to play games. I don't know of any current games that use AppleTalk, and I don't know of ANY for the PC....
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 29, 2001 at 05:43 PM, in Gaming
I say a Voodoo3. I had one in my 8600, and they... 359 Views / 3 Replies  
I say a Voodoo3. I had one in my 8600, and they are really good cards. My V3 performed pretty well compared to my GeForce2 MX at lower resolutions in UT. It doesn't have good 2D accelleration though....
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 29, 2001 at 05:39 PM, in Gaming
That's what I tried a couple months ago. It works... 473 Views / 12 Replies  
That's what I tried a couple months ago. It works with everything else. I just haven't figured out how to get the Dock to do it.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
That's way overkill for a router. I ran a 6100/60... 720 Views / 11 Replies  
That's way overkill for a router. I ran a 6100/60 (slower processor) with 16MB of RAM, and 0 KB of L2 cache as a router for 2 years, and it didn't slow down the connection at all. It added 1ms to my...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 10:45 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Geez! Sorry...try booting with the OS8 CD with... 720 Views / 11 Replies  
Geez! Sorry...try booting with the OS8 CD with extensions off. I really did read the whole post. I just accidentally said 8.5 instead of 8. It might not freeze during the installation if you start up...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 10:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Never kicked, but puched once. 782 Views / 44 Replies  
Never kicked, but puched once.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I read your post 3 times very carefully, so... 842 Views / 57 Replies  
I read your post 3 times very carefully, so please don't accuse me of being #14. ;) First of all, what OS are you talking about? I am thining X, but if you are referring to Windows, then ignore the...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well...here's my new sig image. It's not funny,... 485 Views / 10 Replies  
Well...here's my new sig image. It's not funny, or even interesting to most people I am sure. I had some other ideas, but they were also too big (had to be under 10k)

Idea 1...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My 6100 used to shoot floppies across the... 512 Views / 9 Replies  
My 6100 used to shoot floppies across the keyboard when it ejected them. They always landed in my lap. External Zip drives used to shoot out Zips too. I used to work in the art department for a...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok...since another person wants two docks, I... 473 Views / 12 Replies  
Ok...since another person wants two docks, I think I will try again to do it. I *know* it can be done. I just have to do a little (read a LOT) of looking through system files. :-/
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:16 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't know what you mean by "mesh effect." Are... 404 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't know what you mean by "mesh effect." Are you actually seeing the wireframe mesh instead of the shaded models? If so, that is really odd. You didn't really provide much info. What games, when...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:13 AM, in Gaming
Try booting off the 8.5 CD with extensions off. 720 Views / 11 Replies  
Try booting off the 8.5 CD with extensions off.
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:10 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The bay has screw holes. The drive comes with... 581 Views / 10 Replies  
The bay has screw holes. The drive comes with screws. Why not use them?
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just got a message from Demonhood that the 200k... 485 Views / 10 Replies  
I just got a message from Demonhood that the 200k is too big. This will be my last post with that sig. :( I will try to find another good one, although it will be hard to find a small, non-animated...
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 28, 2001 at 12:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.nycsubway.org/canada/toronto/509harbour... 13,915 Views / 1,007 Replies  
http://www.nycsubway.org/canada/toronto/509harbour/harbour01.jpg
Posted by kbbaucom, on Nov 27, 2001 at 11:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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