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Thanks OreoCookie! I'm a little unclear though... 2,184 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks OreoCookie! I'm a little unclear though in your first few sentences...two drives into two RAID0 volumes? Can you suggest a new configuration for me using my existing drives?

Thank you...
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 18, 2009 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
I reinstalled 10.5.6 and everything is back to... 487 Views / 2 Replies  
I reinstalled 10.5.6 and everything is back to normal! The update a few days must have messed some stuff up.

Thanks!
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 17, 2009 at 06:13 PM, in Mac OS X
3x500 in RAID 0, totalling 1.4 TB with about... 2,184 Views / 17 Replies  
3x500 in RAID 0, totalling 1.4 TB with about 700GB free. This is home to applications, the files I work on, and scratch. Then I have a 320 with disk images and a 750 with finished movies and...
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 17, 2009 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Unable to move mouse or type after software update 487 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,
I just installed the latest software update (last night, I think there was some security and iLife or iWork stuff) and my machine is now crippled! When I turn it on, it gets to the login...
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 17, 2009 at 01:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I have it configured as RAID 0, not JBOD. It is... 2,184 Views / 17 Replies  
I have it configured as RAID 0, not JBOD. It is in 64K blocks so that should be good for all-round use, correct?
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 17, 2009 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes I meant that the performance was... 2,184 Views / 17 Replies  
Yes I meant that the performance was underwhelming. It seems that there is very little change from a non-RAID configuration in terms of speed. I might invest in a pair of raptors or SAS drives, but...
Posted by 2009059, on Feb 16, 2009 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I tried one of those and it didn't fit. I still... 606 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried one of those and it didn't fit. I still suggest that the best method is just removing the rigid plastic thing...it doesn't affect the performance of the cable in any way.
Posted by 2009059, on Dec 15, 2008 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
I removed the little plastic casing at the end of... 606 Views / 3 Replies  
I removed the little plastic casing at the end of the wire, that joints the actual connector to the cable. So if you have any sata cable (i just had a generic red one that came with a harddrive),...
Posted by 2009059, on Dec 14, 2008 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
RAID cards for Mac Pro 2,184 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I currently have three 500gb drives in my mac pro set up as a RAID 0 set through disk utility. I'm ready to upgrade to a hardware RAID, because the software RAID isn't cutting it... ...
Posted by 2009059, on Oct 30, 2008 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting, it seems thought that if I try just... 534 Views / 2 Replies  
Interesting, it seems thought that if I try just fitting 2 3.5 inch drives mounted horizontally into the optical bay, they just barely fit, with no possible way of plugging them in...I guess that...
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 21, 2008 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
oh turns out i found it on an old drive. Called... 329 Views / 2 Replies  
oh turns out i found it on an old drive. Called Omni Grapher, excellent program. I guess this thread can be killed now.
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 21, 2008 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
Flow chart application 329 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,
I remember this application from my G5, but have completely forgotten the name when I got my mac pro. It was used to make flow charts..and could do some pretty cool circuit diagrams too. Does...
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in Applications
Extra drives in optical bay of Mac Pro 534 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,
Has anyone been able to fit two hard drives inside the 2nd slot of the optical bay carriage without removing the superdrive? If so, did you just run 2 sata cables from the extra ports and then...
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 20, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
seriously?? either the powermac defies the laws... 1,520 Views / 13 Replies  
seriously?? either the powermac defies the laws of gravity or the guy didn't know which way was up :P
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 5, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Avoid liquid cooling at all costs. I speak from... 1,520 Views / 13 Replies  
Avoid liquid cooling at all costs. I speak from experience :brick: .

@StrongBad
actually the video card would never be harmed by a liquid cooling leak, neither would the ram. The processors,...
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 5, 2008 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I sold the old one. As for looking around in the... 389 Views / 7 Replies  
I sold the old one. As for looking around in the machine...no white residue as other leaking machines have had, but I expect to see some soon because the machine is just acting wierd (random...
Posted by 2009059, on Jan 3, 2008 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Warranty issues with modified video card in G5 389 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey everyone,

I installed a 6800ultra that I purchased off ebay, replacing the stock 9650. I added the arctic cooling nv-5 silencer fan to the 6800 and I'm wondering if this would void the...
Posted by 2009059, on Jan 2, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think this is easily one of the best games out... 11,119 Views / 76 Replies  
I think this is easily one of the best games out for the mac...if that means much :D .

The graphics (paticularily the water) in this game are unbelievable for an RTS, and the physics are great...
Posted by 2009059, on Dec 4, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Gaming
If by ATi X800XT you mean GeForce 6800... 588 Views / 4 Replies  
If by ATi X800XT you mean GeForce 6800 Ultra....then yes. :D

And for Civ IV, it's such a poorly coded game that it'll still run slowly...not to mention be buggy as hell.
Posted by 2009059, on Nov 28, 2006 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
mkerr64...why do you want your computer to run... 2,944 Views / 42 Replies  
mkerr64...why do you want your computer to run hot? This is totally stupid...you're complaining about your computer running cool and quiet?! :confused:
Posted by 2009059, on Nov 15, 2006 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can use http://www.imageshack.us/ and copy... 477,406 Views / 1,145 Replies  
You can use http://www.imageshack.us/ and copy the link once you UL your pics.
Posted by 2009059, on Sep 6, 2006 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
lol at the lil john thing... 1,188 Views / 8 Replies  
lol at the lil john thing...
Posted by 2009059, on Sep 3, 2006 at 07:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
See this thread: ... 880 Views / 1 Replies  
See this thread: http://forums.macnn.com/65/power-mac-and-mac-pro/247372/the-new-power-mac-picture-thread/13/
Posted by 2009059, on Sep 1, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm a bit worried that apple will do the same as... 15,172 Views / 66 Replies  
I'm a bit worried that apple will do the same as it did with the classic to OS X switch (IIRC they only supported classic for a year).
Posted by 2009059, on Aug 30, 2006 at 12:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Sony HDR-FX1 933 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone have this camera? I'm looking into getting one and I'm wondering what people think of it.

Thanks.
Posted by 2009059, on Aug 30, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Leopard and PPC 15,172 Views / 66 Replies  
Hi,

I have a large invesment in G5 computers and I am wondering how long you guys think apple will support the PPC crowd and how leopard will run on G5 computers. Thanks.
Posted by 2009059, on Aug 30, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in Mac OS X
I guess they're designed to simulate F1 paddle... 9,401 Views / 113 Replies  
I guess they're designed to simulate F1 paddle shifting.
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 9, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Gaming
No, automatic is for n00bs. 9,401 Views / 113 Replies  
No, automatic is for n00bs.
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 8, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Gaming
That is what I plan to do, hoping that they come... 972 Views / 22 Replies  
That is what I plan to do, hoping that they come around WWDC or sometime around that.
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 8, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you for the advice! 972 Views / 22 Replies  
Thank you for the advice!
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 1, 2006 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Based on what you sold yours for Lateralus, I... 972 Views / 22 Replies  
Based on what you sold yours for Lateralus, I think I could get about 2500 also...maybe 2700 if I'm lucky. Reasoning: Dual 2.7 > 2.5, 3GB<4GB, 400GB<500GB and 6800U ~ x800xt, so I think the...
Posted by 2009059, on Jul 1, 2006 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
selling pm...what do you think it's worth? 972 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi,

I'm thinking of selling my Power Mac G5. I was wondering what you guys would think is a good price for this machine. It's in great condition, dual 2.7GHz, 3GB RAM, 6800 Ultra with NV5...
Posted by 2009059, on Jun 30, 2006 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd say 6800 ultra or X850. I have the 6800 so... 545 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd say 6800 ultra or X850. I have the 6800 so I'm a little biased but I play UT2K4 on full (1920x1080 res) with miminum fps of 25 on huge onslaught games, usually about 80 on CTF maps.
Posted by 2009059, on May 31, 2006 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know the brand doesn't matter, I have 2... 571 Views / 4 Replies  
I know the brand doesn't matter, I have 2 different ones in mine (shika and stock apple)
Posted by 2009059, on May 27, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think they are recommended requirements. I... 2,610 Views / 41 Replies  
I think they are recommended requirements. I don't see an X800 as being the bare minimum to run a game.
Posted by 2009059, on May 27, 2006 at 08:57 AM, in Gaming
It's just that nitrogen isn't sustainable and the... 2,442 Views / 17 Replies  
It's just that nitrogen isn't sustainable and the whole board would probably shatter if you touched it. I've seen clocks from pentium 4s up to over 5GHz with a liquid nitrogen set up, but it didn't...
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 23, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I'm not sure if this is in CoD but in some games... 448 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm not sure if this is in CoD but in some games go to the console (usually the tilde button) and type stat fps .
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 23, 2006 at 08:00 AM, in Gaming
Dude...go dual phase change or go home...jk. ... 2,442 Views / 17 Replies  
Dude...go dual phase change or go home...jk. Really I agree with Mister Elf, there is really no need.
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 20, 2006 at 05:10 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I can run it on High, full resolution. And for... 2,847 Views / 38 Replies  
I can run it on High, full resolution. And for those who think 512mb VRAM is too much, that's what is recommended for ultra quality. Even on high, the graphics are INSANE. The game is really good...
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 20, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in Gaming
What I meant was that if there were chips that... 4,951 Views / 71 Replies  
What I meant was that if there were chips that could amount to 2TB, it could take it and use it.
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 17, 2006 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I heard 2TB of RAM, it's just that it would be... 4,951 Views / 71 Replies  
I heard 2TB of RAM, it's just that it would be unpractical.
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 17, 2006 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you macuserforlife. You've convinced me to... 935 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you macuserforlife. You've convinced me to keep it for a while.
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 12, 2006 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Advice on Power Mac 935 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I have a dual 2.7, 3GB RAM, 400GB HD, SuperDrive, 6800 Ultra (arctic cooling NV5). Now that the intel macs have boot camp, which is a huge plus to me (gaming), I was wondering: ...
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 9, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's just the side panel you can take off to add... 477,406 Views / 1,145 Replies  
It's just the side panel you can take off to add ram, expansion cards, harddrives, etc. No hack, just pulling a lever on the back and it pops right off.
Posted by 2009059, on Apr 9, 2006 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Quad SLI, Quad core processors, Quad hard... 4,951 Views / 71 Replies  
Quad SLI, Quad core processors, Quad hard drives...
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 31, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 6800 was loud too, until I silenced it with... 591 Views / 1 Replies  
My 6800 was loud too, until I silenced it with the Arctic cooling NV5 kit. Worked great. I think they make one for the 7800, if not zalman has one.
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 29, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
you may be able to run it, it's just you won't be... 1,247 Views / 10 Replies  
you may be able to run it, it's just you won't be able to do anything with it.
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 24, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've seen mac versions on eBay for pretty good... 646 Views / 5 Replies  
I've seen mac versions on eBay for pretty good prices
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 24, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
I didn't have a problem right before sleep, but... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
I didn't have a problem right before sleep, but anything drive intensive such as burning disk, expanding/decompressing files, and really random stuff would cause kernal panics 5+ times a day! I got...
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 7, 2006 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a widespread issue, and Hitachi is... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
It's a widespread issue, and Hitachi is recovering them (if they can) and replacing them for free. Unfortunately, the head on mine was completely destroyed.
Posted by 2009059, on Mar 6, 2006 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
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