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this is awesome news! bf2 is the only reason my... 2,960 Views / 55 Replies  
this is awesome news! bf2 is the only reason my PC hangs around. what setting are you running and what performance? please tell!
Posted by turk.o, on Apr 10, 2006 at 02:20 AM, in Gaming
look a little closer to the text you quoted my... 88,981 Views / 1,213 Replies  
look a little closer to the text you quoted my friend!
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 18, 2006 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok, i figured it out, and i'm glad my hopes... 88,981 Views / 1,213 Replies  
ok, i figured it out, and i'm glad my hopes weren't too far up. apparently the widget just looks at the "estimated ship by date" and uses that to figure the status. since my order is still stuck at...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 18, 2006 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So, my order shipped, hooray!!!! . . . or, er,... 88,981 Views / 1,213 Replies  
So, my order shipped, hooray!!!! . . . or, er, maybe it shipped, huh? I don't know. check this out:

http://nomoreinternet.com/shipped.png

The widget says shipped, but the actual Apple page does...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 18, 2006 at 02:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hi freebird, what size/speed HD did you order,... 4,697 Views / 58 Replies  
hi freebird, what size/speed HD did you order, and did you ever call apple to confirm you wanted to stay at 2GHz? thanks!
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 17, 2006 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm willing to bet that no one who really, really... 88,981 Views / 1,213 Replies  
i'm willing to bet that no one who really, really needs that extra speed is going to be happy with 1GB of ram. since they now have to replace both sticks of ram to get to 2GB total, instead of just...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 15, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it appears I am in a unique situation, at... 88,981 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Well, it appears I am in a unique situation, at least so far. I ordered through the developer store on January 11th at around 1 a.m. As of 11:30 pacific this morning, this is my status:
...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 15, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hey, not to be rude, but this ground has been... 742 Views / 12 Replies  
hey, not to be rude, but this ground has been covered before, remember, 'search' is your friend.

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=282125
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 14, 2006 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ben, you are awesome. i am ignorant! ignorant... 3,044 Views / 55 Replies  
ben, you are awesome. i am ignorant! ignorant enough to save $3k over 5 years. and in fact, even before your truly excellent suggestion, i have already ordered my cheap $105 1GB stick of ram from...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 5, 2006 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks ben, you certainly sound like an expert. i... 3,044 Views / 55 Replies  
thanks ben, you certainly sound like an expert. i think apple counts as an expensive motherboard, right? especially my quad? and my dual 2.0 before it? cause both machines had 6 1GB sticks of the...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 4, 2006 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
i too, am a little tired of the 'crucial is worth... 3,044 Views / 55 Replies  
i too, am a little tired of the 'crucial is worth the $$' stories on here. first, all the ram dealers at ramseeker.com have warranties on their ram, so not much risk is involved. second, as the...
Posted by turk.o, on Feb 4, 2006 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
hey daniel, i didn't say i was anywhere near sure... 1,556 Views / 27 Replies  
hey daniel, i didn't say i was anywhere near sure about any speed difference. i said it was an unknown but to be skeptical of people around here (ahem) who act like it is a guaranteed substantial...
Posted by turk.o, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't be so sure that the 7200 will bring that... 1,556 Views / 27 Replies  
Don't be so sure that the 7200 will bring that substantial of a speed boost over the 5400. there are a few test that suggest otherwise:

http://www.barefeats.com/ideide.html
...
Posted by turk.o, on Jan 16, 2006 at 03:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
still available. 402 Views / 4 Replies  
still available.
Posted by turk.o, on Jan 6, 2006 at 04:09 AM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerBook 17" 1ghz/60gb/1gb/iPod 30gig/AirPort Base Station (Olympia WA) 402 Views / 4 Replies  
time to sell the old powerbook after buying a new one. this computer was lovingly cared for over hundreds of hours of coding. I would prefer to sell all three items (powerbook, ipod, and airport base...
Posted by turk.o, on Dec 31, 2005 at 02:10 PM, in Marketplace
hey john, as i stated in my review linked to... 2,127 Views / 15 Replies  
hey john, as i stated in my review linked to above, i too had a dual 2 rev. a machine and the quad is much quieter. for more details read my first impression:...
Posted by turk.o, on Dec 6, 2005 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, just for flow purposes, here is a link to my... 2,127 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi, just for flow purposes, here is a link to my first impressions of my quad: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=275036&page=4

As far as pro app stability, In a couple weeks of use, i...
Posted by turk.o, on Dec 4, 2005 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
please, please, please, do your self a favor and... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
please, please, please, do your self a favor and buy the quad. even if the intel PMs come out on Jan. 1st 2007 (which i'd say is unlikely), that is an entire year from now that you could be using...
Posted by turk.o, on Dec 4, 2005 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi all, so I've been using my quad full on and I... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
Hi all, so I've been using my quad full on and I wanted to share my impressions. For reference I am upgrading from a Rev. A Dual 2.0 GHz PM.

Overall, the machine in general use (a few apps open,...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 30, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
hey, there was thread about this last week:... 1,394 Views / 20 Replies  
hey, there was thread about this last week: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=275239&highlight=quad+ups . a search of 'quad" and "UPS" would have found it, so it seems like you didn't try very...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 24, 2005 at 06:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i just bought a maxtor maxline 250 gb for my new... 695 Views / 12 Replies  
i just bought a maxtor maxline 250 gb for my new quad, which i am using as the boot disc, it is definitely seems less loud than the wd that came with it (which is important since the quads appear to...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 21, 2005 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
mine shipped two days apple re-authorized my card... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
mine shipped two days apple re-authorized my card (see my second post in this thread). there appears to be a direct correlation between that and shipping, despite what the nay-sayer said later in the...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 17, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
ha! start a thread like this and then don't check... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
ha! start a thread like this and then don't check your gmail account for a few days and then you get home to find a fedex note about how you need to sign for your quad g5! hooray. you can bet i'll be...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 16, 2005 at 05:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
wow, congrats to everyone that is getting theirs,... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
wow, congrats to everyone that is getting theirs, it is great that apple is apparently shipping these in volume, well ahead of schedule.

chad, are you being entirely serious about it being more...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 15, 2005 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
awesome, glad to have this verified, it makes me... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
awesome, glad to have this verified, it makes me happy. (nothing personal, btw, i'm skeptical by nature). congratulations on the new machine!

as tot he person who says that cc authorization is the...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 10, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
i'm not so sure about the post in the photoshop... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
i'm not so sure about the post in the photoshop benchmark thread, it seems like there would be a little more fanfare if someone who posted here was the first to get it. anyway, i too, am eager to see...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 10, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
quick update. apple just emailed me this morning... 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
quick update. apple just emailed me this morning to let me know my debit card authorization failed (as it does every time due to stupid daily spending limit), i called and got it fixed (also, as...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 10, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quad G5 PM Shipping Thread 7,724 Views / 120 Replies  
According to the news at xlr8yourmac.com, someone has already received notice that their quad is shipping (ahead of schedule, amazingly enough). Anyone else?

I ordered mine, completely stock, on...
Posted by turk.o, on Nov 10, 2005 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
an update for anyone following this thread. it... 728 Views / 7 Replies  
an update for anyone following this thread. it turns out the apple already has listed a PCIe nvidia 6600 256mb video card available separately for $200 with an availability of 2-3 weeks. (go to apple...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 21, 2005 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes, you are right on about that, this is totally... 25,671 Views / 169 Replies  
yes, you are right on about that, this is totally bizarre behavior, and it is becoming frustrating as it is the only thing delaying my quad purchase. when i talked to a rep today who claimed to know...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
awesome, i was looking for that, but couldn't... 25,671 Views / 169 Replies  
awesome, i was looking for that, but couldn't find it anywhere on the apple site. do you have a link?
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
yeah but someone is going to have to come out... 25,671 Views / 169 Replies  
yeah but someone is going to have to come out with a retail pci-e card for a mac first. it could be a while.
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
dang, i just realized that since they'll be new... 728 Views / 7 Replies  
dang, i just realized that since they'll be new cards they will probably be high-end and expensive too, total overkill for a monitor with no need for performance. what a bummer. but then, maybe when...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
brutal! its gonna kill me going back to just two... 728 Views / 7 Replies  
brutal! its gonna kill me going back to just two monitors.thanks for the quick reply!

t.o
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 02:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
PCI-e compatibilty with older PCI cards? 728 Views / 7 Replies  
hey y'all, I don't know much about the PCI-e standard, except that everyone agrees is a great improvement, so i can go along with that. my question is, would a radeon 7000 pci card that i use to...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 20, 2005 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes indeed,... 25,671 Views / 169 Replies  
yes indeed, http://www.apple.com/powermac/design.html mouse over the top spot on the top pic for a view.


what i wanna know is why the hell aren't the 7800 gt cards listed on the store as BTO...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 19, 2005 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
new coupons this morning. i, too, have been... 1,002 Views / 10 Replies  
new coupons this morning. i, too, have been waiting for the right moment to snap up two 2005fpw monitors (same price as one 2405, but a whole lot more screen real-estate).

this morning is your...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 11, 2005 at 09:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
hey justin, i was interested in your feedback... 1,112 Views / 9 Replies  
hey justin, i was interested in your feedback about the sound of the 850 video card fan noise. i recently put an 9800 in my old 2x2.0 G5 and the fan was so whiny and loud it drove me nuts and i had...
Posted by turk.o, on Oct 9, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Last bump, please someone i feel silly with two... 345 Views / 4 Replies  
Last bump, please someone i feel silly with two tiger boxes on my shelf. Now $60 or best offer, plus shipping. thanks!

t.o
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:32 PM, in Marketplace
booboo, that app is awesome, my G5 plays a... 7,367 Views / 116 Replies  
booboo, that app is awesome, my G5 plays a mini-symphony, finally something useful out of the dreadful noise. well, maybe not useful, but still . . .

anyway, my 2ยข--i've had a rev. a 2x2Ghz...
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 10, 2005 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
still available, make an offer if you are... 345 Views / 4 Replies  
still available, make an offer if you are interested.
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 7, 2005 at 09:21 PM, in Marketplace
short-sightedness dusguised as long-sightedness 2,643 Views / 63 Replies  
it is interesting to hear peoples' perspectives on this stuff, but i feel all of you who are just going to wait are kind of silly. it is still long way away before x86 in powermacs. i consider myself...
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 7, 2005 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
FS: Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) Retail Box, Genuine 345 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a retail box with the OS X Tiger (10.4) DVD and all of the manuals, and certificates that it came with. This is a fully legitimate OS X disc and license. I ended up with two copies due to...
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 5, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in Marketplace
ha, well i use the graphite theme, but yes i know... 3,369 Views / 97 Replies  
ha, well i use the graphite theme, but yes i know about the '+' button and how it reduces to just the track info and controls, but i like to have the whole window there so i can choose between...
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 3, 2005 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
i'm surprised to see that no one has mentioned... 3,369 Views / 97 Replies  
i'm surprised to see that no one has mentioned this, but with 4.9 apple has made the minimum itunes window width at least 30% wider than all the previous versions since it first came out. i always...
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 3, 2005 at 09:45 PM, in Applications
SOLD! thanks! 401 Views / 6 Replies  
SOLD! thanks!
Posted by turk.o, on Jul 2, 2005 at 12:26 PM, in Marketplace
Price drop to $75. thanks, t.o 401 Views / 6 Replies  
Price drop to $75. thanks, t.o
Posted by turk.o, on Jun 30, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in Marketplace
great! this is exactly what i was looking for.... 650 Views / 8 Replies  
great! this is exactly what i was looking for. can you point me to a good site with ROM flashing instructions? I have a PC and another Mac i could use to do it. thanks so much! (you don't want to...
Posted by turk.o, on Jun 29, 2005 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
if it is a moot point, why you gotta sully my... 401 Views / 6 Replies  
if it is a moot point, why you gotta sully my listing? :p well, anyway, 15% less is 15% less, and the ones from OWC aren't really "new" either, they are OEM pulls from shipped G5s, just like mine,...
Posted by turk.o, on Jun 29, 2005 at 01:16 PM, in Marketplace
I will also trade for a DAZZLE HOLLYWOOD DV... 401 Views / 6 Replies  
I will also trade for a DAZZLE HOLLYWOOD DV BRIDGE.
Posted by turk.o, on Jun 29, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Marketplace
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