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Powerbooks has always been as fast, or faster... 6,705 Views / 57 Replies  
Powerbooks has always been as fast, or faster then iMacs.
If they release a 1.67 ghz G4 with 200 mhz bus, it's still going to be a lot slower then the 1.8 ghz G5 in the iMac, and then I might buy a...
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 13, 2005 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You must remember to set the performance setting... 1,305 Views / 21 Replies  
You must remember to set the performance setting to highest.
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 27, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
@ jamesa Well, you should go and tell your... 3,310 Views / 65 Replies  
@ jamesa

Well, you should go and tell your "friend" that he is wrong about the heat.
The fan on both the mobility cards is not good, and doesn't cool the card down enough.

One more thing, the...
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 25, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Listen up folks. The fx5200go is a quite... 4,069 Views / 49 Replies  
Listen up folks.

The fx5200go is a quite good card for mac, BECAUSE:

Nvidia is much better than ati on opengl, that is a fact, and ati is much better than nvidia on directx.

And since mac...
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 25, 2004 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I know very well of the powerplay feature, BUT... 3,310 Views / 65 Replies  
I know very well of the powerplay feature, BUT the powerbook 15" and 17" still have to be clocked lower than bigger desktop replacements at their highest.
You don't know how bad cooling this ati...
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 22, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One more thing, who knows if the fx5200go in the... 3,310 Views / 65 Replies  
One more thing, who knows if the fx5200go in the Rev C 12" is clocked higher then the fx5200go in the Rev B.
I wouldn't be suprised if it is clocked higher, something that will give better...
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 21, 2004 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You just CAN'T put a ati mobility 9700 or 9600 in... 3,310 Views / 65 Replies  
You just CAN'T put a ati mobility 9700 or 9600 in a 12" notebook!
The whole notebook would heat up like crazy, and damage parts in it, it's just not possible. Yet.

I have a dell inspiron 8600...
Posted by dennis88, on Apr 21, 2004 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe, looks like I had right after all :D ... 861 Views / 5 Replies  
Hehe, looks like I had right after all :D

The mobility 9700 was announced today.. :)
Posted by dennis88, on Feb 3, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, it's weird it isn't mentioned on... 594 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, it's weird it isn't mentioned on apple.com..

I hope they are saving it for somehing big... :)
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 24, 2004 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, it's weird that it's nothing about the mac... 25,510 Views / 188 Replies  
Yeah, it's weird that it's nothing about the mac birthday on apple.com.

Very strange... :hmm:
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 24, 2004 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just wait and see. It will come. 3,821 Views / 59 Replies  
Just wait and see.
It will come.
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 22, 2004 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, but it will come. It's the next ati... 3,821 Views / 59 Replies  
No, but it will come.
It's the next ati mobility chip.
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 22, 2004 at 04:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is what to come: Pb 12: 1,25ghz G5. ... 3,821 Views / 59 Replies  
Here is what to come:

Pb 12: 1,25ghz G5.
Pb 15: 1,25ghz G5.
Pb 15: 1,5ghz G5.
Pb 17: 1,6ghz G5.

And the 15" and 17" will likely have ati mobility 9600 pro 128mb (not the current non pro) or...
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 22, 2004 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ati 9700 mobility 861 Views / 5 Replies  
ati 9700 mobility
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 11, 2004 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't the programs free?! Do I have to pay do... 1,157 Views / 7 Replies  
Isn't the programs free?!
Do I have to pay do get, let's say, Garageband?
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 6, 2004 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lol 792 Views / 15 Replies  
lol
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 4, 2004 at 06:04 AM, in Gaming
That's not the game's fault, but yours... 901 Views / 12 Replies  
That's not the game's fault, but yours...
Posted by dennis88, on Jan 2, 2004 at 03:59 PM, in Gaming
The great on my pb 15" 1,25ghz with 1280x754 rez,... 761 Views / 15 Replies  
The great on my pb 15" 1,25ghz with 1280x754 rez, medium settings ++ on antalus multiplayer.
Never drops under 30 fps :)
It runs at 35-100 fps in antalus with alot of players on internet...
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 30, 2003 at 03:30 PM, in Gaming
Just search for "frame" in the text file, and you... 761 Views / 15 Replies  
Just search for "frame" in the text file, and you can take the fps cap on false instead of true.
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 27, 2003 at 04:13 PM, in Gaming
Same problem here. 761 Views / 15 Replies  
Same problem here.
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 25, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Gaming
Do you have it on highest performance setting? 851 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you have it on highest performance setting?
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 25, 2003 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That link doesn't work... 851 Views / 7 Replies  
That link doesn't work...
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 24, 2003 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Post your xbench scores! 851 Views / 7 Replies  
Let's all post our xbench scores here!

Ok, I start with mine: 127,58.

Results 127.58
System Info
Xbench Version 1.1.3
System Version 10.3.2 (7D24)
Physical RAM 1024 MB...
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 23, 2003 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have upgraded to 10.3.2, but I didn't install... 4,070 Views / 32 Replies  
I have upgraded to 10.3.2, but I didn't install the ati drivers from the halo cd before the update to 10.3.2.
The new ati drivers in 10.3.2 is not "older" or less good than the ati drivers on the...
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 22, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Gaming
When I played halo on "reduced" performance, the... 1,007 Views / 16 Replies  
When I played halo on "reduced" performance, the game was enjoyable so it should run on your powerbook.
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 22, 2003 at 07:49 AM, in Gaming
My battery went up from 4311 to 4448 on a 15"... 6,977 Views / 96 Replies  
My battery went up from 4311 to 4448 on a 15" 1,25ghz!

I'm very pleased with the update!
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 21, 2003 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 15" powerbook 1,25ghz with 1 gig of ram,... 5,405 Views / 124 Replies  
I have a 15" powerbook 1,25ghz with 1 gig of ram, so I don't think I will have problems with halo.
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 19, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Gaming
Wow, the open gl test has gotten a big jump there! 1,061 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, the open gl test has gotten a big jump there!
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 19, 2003 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow! That's not bad for a rev. A 12" powerbook! ... 5,405 Views / 124 Replies  
Wow! That's not bad for a rev. A 12" powerbook!

Can't wait to play it on mine!
Posted by dennis88, on Dec 18, 2003 at 01:45 PM, in Gaming
Yes. 1,582 Views / 17 Replies  
Yes.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 13, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Everything should be much better. 504 Views / 1 Replies  
Everything should be much better.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 12, 2003 at 08:12 AM, in Gaming
I have had my 1,25ghz Albook for about 6 weeks,... 1,260 Views / 14 Replies  
I have had my 1,25ghz Albook for about 6 weeks, and still no white spots.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 12, 2003 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you remembered to set the energy saver cpu... 680 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you remembered to set the energy saver cpu spedd to "highest" instead of "automatic"?
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 7, 2003 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macwalk, thank you for confirming that people... 2,941 Views / 39 Replies  
Macwalk, thank you for confirming that people that move their pb a lot doesn't have whitespots!

Now my happiness is back! lol
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 5, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Finally some good news! Do you move your... 2,941 Views / 39 Replies  
Finally some good news!
Do you move your powerbook or take it with you a lot?

Thanks!
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 5, 2003 at 09:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very good said. I have had my powerbook 15" for... 2,941 Views / 39 Replies  
Very good said.
I have had my powerbook 15" for over a month now, and I don't have any whitespots.
But all this posts I read makes me feel bad about my purchase, because I'm afraid to get the...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 5, 2003 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I get 123,34 score with a 15" 1,25ghz pb with... 842 Views / 6 Replies  
I get 123,34 score with a 15" 1,25ghz pb with 5400rpm HD.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 5, 2003 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
White spots, am I doomed to get them? 928 Views / 8 Replies  
I have had my powerbook 15" 1,25ghz 5400rpm BTO for about a month now, and I don't have any whitespots, and I don't see any signs for it either.
The machine is great, and I'm very happy with it,...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 4, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that if the G5 gets optimized more for... 3,745 Views / 51 Replies  
I think that if the G5 gets optimized more for different software, like the G4 is, we will see better results.
In maybe a year, the G5 will show it's real strength, I think.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 3, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
And don't forget that the hitachi 5400rpm drive... 1,572 Views / 12 Replies  
And don't forget that the hitachi 5400rpm drive has 8mb cache vs. the 2mb.

I'm VERY happy with my 5400rpm drive.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I change it in the .ini file. 1,313 Views / 29 Replies  
I change it in the .ini file.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 10:06 AM, in Gaming
Here's my powerbook vs a 1,8ghz G5, and again,... 3,745 Views / 51 Replies  
Here's my powerbook vs a 1,8ghz G5, and again, remember that the powermac G5 has a faster HD (7200rpm vs 5400rpm) so it get's a lot of points from this.
...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
My powerbook feels very fast, and everything is... 3,745 Views / 51 Replies  
My powerbook feels very fast, and everything is zippy.
It's a 1,25ghz 15" powerbook with 1024mb ram and the 5400rpm 80gb HD.
I found many 1,6ghz G5 powermac's with less score than the one I...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here is my powerbook compared with a 1,6ghz g5: ... 3,745 Views / 51 Replies  
Here is my powerbook compared with a 1,6ghz g5:
http://ladd.dyndns.org/xbench/merge.xhtml?doc1=44932&doc2=45546

Both under 10.3

But remember that the g5 has a 7200rpm drive vs 5400rpm drive,...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Ka CHUNK 1,224 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah, that's right.
They said that on the discussion forum on apple.com too.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I have the mx700 setup with the keyboard too, and... 1,121,222 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I have the mx700 setup with the keyboard too, and I love it.
Works perfect and the mouse is really good, and I can use all the different expose functions with the keys on the mouse.
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
And by the way: If you have 64mb on your... 1,313 Views / 29 Replies  
And by the way:

If you have 64mb on your geforce card, remember to change the varsize in the unreal.ini file to 64 instead of 32.
Go to library, then application support, then unreal, and then...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:12 AM, in Gaming
If you have 64mb on your geforce card, remember... 747 Views / 13 Replies  
If you have 64mb on your geforce card, remember to change the varsize in the unreal.ini file to 64 instead of 32.
Go to library, then application support, then unreal, and then system.
Open the...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:10 AM, in Gaming
When I play online, the game runs much better,... 1,313 Views / 29 Replies  
When I play online, the game runs much better, and I rarely go under 30 fps, and that's with alot of action on the screen in antalus.
In asbestos I have never seen it go under 30fps. And I run the...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 2, 2003 at 05:02 AM, in Gaming
Re: I love my Albook 15" 2,668 Views / 32 Replies  
I have to agree with you.
I don't have any white spots either, and I have had it since the 1 october, so that's a month now.
Just installed panther some days ago, and I love it.
Expose is just...
Posted by dennis88, on Nov 1, 2003 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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