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Thank you reader50.... this is great... with the... 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
Thank you reader50.... this is great... with the 2K resolution I'm having a much better overall UI experience across all my work and basic utility apps... plus entertainment content is still as pin...
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 01:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi again Subego... So does that mean my 4K... 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi again Subego...

So does that mean my 4K monitor is still giving me 4K visual benefits...? If I watch a 4K movie on it... will it display that movie in true, full native 4K ?
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:36 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
It says that when you use SwitchResX... but when... 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
It says that when you use SwitchResX... but when just using the official Apple System Preferences Display cheat..... there are just a bunch of resolution with low resolution in brackets after them...
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:34 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hello again Subego And you are right... 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello again Subego

And you are right tooo.... SwitchResX... does allow you easily access all settings easily... I have it and it gave the same result as when I did the alt/option Scaling button......
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:32 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi there Subego... and thank you for taking the... 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi there Subego... and thank you for taking the time out to reply to my cry for help :)

I think the "HiDPI" is the option I have... if I hold Option and then click on the scaled option I get to...
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 12:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
4K Display Monitor in 2K Mode 7,911 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi all...

I recently purchased a BenQ PD3200U 4K Designer Monitor.... I love the monitor and the image quality is just unreal... watching full 4K video on YouTube is just a beautiful thing... but...
Posted by Anto39x, on Apr 10, 2019 at 10:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Will the performance be slower now that scaling... 1,260 Views / 4 Replies  
Will the performance be slower now that scaling is active... while before it was set at it's native resolution... will I see lag..?
Posted by Anto39x, on Mar 19, 2019 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
THANK YOU!! THANK YOU Reader50.... I'm now on... 1,260 Views / 4 Replies  
THANK YOU!! THANK YOU Reader50.... I'm now on 3360px x 1890px and everything is looking much better for sure... :)

Thank you very much for that advice.... very much appreciated.
Posted by Anto39x, on Mar 19, 2019 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Getting UI Text to display better on MacPro 2010 with Benq PD3200U 4K Monitor 1,260 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there.

I received delivery of my Benq PD3200U 4K monitor today and I adore it... the size and sharpness and colour accuracy right out of the box is just a joy to behold. Only problem is... in...
Posted by Anto39x, on Mar 19, 2019 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
They also said it was the same colour gamut as my... 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
They also said it was the same colour gamut as my 2017 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. So I suppose I gotta trust them on that.
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you again, Mr. P and I have asked BenQ... 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
Thank you again, Mr. P and I have asked BenQ direct and they have confirmed the PD3200U supports the Display P3 setting.... so hopefully that's the same as the DCI-P3 that you mentioned above.
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 11, 2019 at 11:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That is very helpful and useful information P....... 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
That is very helpful and useful information P.... so in your opinion... for the type of work that I do (as per mentioned in my original post) and the outdated monitor technology that I currently use...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 6, 2019 at 02:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My daily key apps that I use are: Adobe... 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
My daily key apps that I use are: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Lightroom, QuarkXpress 2018. The main work that I do is logo design work, brochure design...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 5, 2019 at 08:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I met someone on a Facebook MacPro Upgrade Group... 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
I met someone on a Facebook MacPro Upgrade Group who was militant about Abobe RGB, saying it was the widest colour gamut and an absolute must-have when being a person in my business... I was just...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 5, 2019 at 08:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
4K versus 2K & Adobe RGB versus sRGB 3,992 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello all...

I'm in the market to purchase a new monitor. I have only ever bought Apple Monitors so I have been doing extensive research and now I'm being told 27" and Adobe RGB is the only way to...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 5, 2019 at 04:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you Mr. P.... you are a wealth of... 1,568 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you Mr. P.... you are a wealth of information.... so much for BenQ technical support experts!! :) I will get the one you suggested. Thank you again. And a virtual pint of Guinness is on it's...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 31, 2019 at 05:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hello again P I contacted BenQ Sales Query... 1,568 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello again P

I contacted BenQ Sales Query Support yesterday also and they finally came back to me this morning suggesting this cable... to guarantee the best quality 4K picture.... do you think...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 31, 2019 at 04:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
BenQ PD3200U Compatibility Issues 1,568 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm wondering if there is a way to get this possible new monitor purchase or mine to work with my MacBook Pro 2017 with Touch Bar that only has USB Type C connections... is there an adaptor that I...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 30, 2019 at 10:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi reader50 My previous card was the ATI... 7,979 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi reader50

My previous card was the ATI Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB. Make sure you get the PULSE version of the RX580, that's officially listed by Apple on their getting ready for macOS Mojave...
Posted by Anto39x, on Nov 22, 2018 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
BenQ PD3200U 32 inch 4K Designer Monitor (Review) - Should I / Shouldn't I ? 7,979 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi there....

My Apple 27" LED Cinema Display (not Thunderbolt version) is giving me trouble for the past two years, as it can erratically flicker on and off. Recently I upgraded my old graphics...
Posted by Anto39x, on Nov 21, 2018 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is upgrading my MacPro with a HD7950 Video Card worth it in 2018 ? 3,465 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all...

I have a MacPro 12 Core (2 x 2.93 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon) Mid 2010, with 64GB RAM, 520GB SSD and
ATI Radeon HD 5870.

Attached to that computer I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display...
Posted by Anto39x, on Sep 21, 2018 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Airplay Audio Options for new AppleTV YouTube App ? 2,843 Views / 0 Replies  
All I used to have to do before was to pull from the head of the remote to reveal the audio options and then I could select my B&W floor speakers from the drop down audio sources list and my YouTube...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jul 30, 2018 at 04:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Will Airplay 2 allow me to watch a movie + hear audio from multiple audio speakers ? 954 Views / 2 Replies  
Will Airplay 2 allow me to watch a movie and hear the audio from multiple network connected sources.... ?

I have a Samsung 4K TV using a high-end Samsung Soundbar using my Apple TV Gen 4. I also...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jun 1, 2018 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
I did.... they just said they wouldn't even try... 2,896 Views / 4 Replies  
I did.... they just said they wouldn't even try and touch it.... I live in Ireland... not many Apple Repair stores.... they all want easy stuff to do... fix a iPhone home button or cracked screen.......
Posted by Anto39x, on May 16, 2018 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Alternative To The Apple LED Cinema Display 27" 2,896 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all.... I recently started having intermittent problems with my Apple LED Cinema Display 27" (NOT THUNDERBOLD VERSION). It keeps going off on me... just black and blank, sometimes it comes back on...
Posted by Anto39x, on May 16, 2018 at 06:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
What is the best iMac Pro Configuration for a Graphic Designer ? 3,713 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm an old school graphic designer and I'm looking to upgrade to the new iMac Pro as I just feel it delivers on all my current and possible future needs. I have always been a MacPro user, but I just...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 15, 2018 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Reader50.... Thank you very much for your... 1,138 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Reader50....

Thank you very much for your reply and suggestion.

I already have a full Time Machine backup of my entire system... would that work also..?

Would it be easy to revert if...
Posted by Anto39x, on Nov 3, 2017 at 01:42 PM, in macOS
12 Core MacPro (2010) – Should I upgrade to High Sierra ? 1,138 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm running 10.12.6 on my MacPro 12 Core (Mid 2010) with 64GB and 520GB SSD Drive plus QTY 3 x 3TB Internal HDD Drives.... plus 15TB DroboS Gen 2 (Firewire).

I want to upgrade to High Sierra......
Posted by Anto39x, on Nov 3, 2017 at 01:09 PM, in macOS
Forthcoming iMac Pro versus In Development MacPro 1,245 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi there....

I'm a seasoned MacPro user... never actually had an iMac before as I just really felt it didn't suit my needs, not powerful or upgradeable enough for my needs.... but the world has...
Posted by Anto39x, on Nov 1, 2017 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just accessed a 5GB MKV file that I had on the... 607 Views / 5 Replies  
I just accessed a 5GB MKV file that I had on the desktop of my MacPro Dual Core running 10.7.5 using my new MacBook Pro 2017, now running macOS High Sierra and copied it over onto my laptop desktop...
Posted by Anto39x, on Oct 3, 2017 at 09:03 AM, in macOS
MacPro 12 Core (Mid 2010) versus macOS High Sierra...? :) 607 Views / 5 Replies  
To all those Mac Experts out there.... I'm desperately looking for your help and advice.

I am currently running Sierra on my MacPro 12 Core (Mid 2010). On paper, it's compatible with the new High...
Posted by Anto39x, on Oct 3, 2017 at 08:05 AM, in macOS
Is it possible to use AppleTV Gen4 with a Hard Drive ? 845 Views / 1 Replies  
Is it possible to use AppleTV Gen4 with Hard Drive to create a media style player... I'm currently using my MacPro 12 Core as a PLEX server but the streaming of very large files over my wifi can...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why does my Airport Wi-Fi Network hierarchy change sometimes ? 708 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all....

I have multiple Airport Extremes and Airport Expresses located around my home to try and get the best wi-fi/broadband coverage that I can to my family member and various Airplay and...
Posted by Anto39x, on Feb 1, 2017 at 11:35 AM, in Networking
Can AppleTV Gen 4 play video audio to multiple speaker sources? 1,139 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all.....

I have a Samsung SUHD UE8500 55inch Curved TV with a Samsung HW-J6500R Curved Soundbar.

Yesterday I received my AppleTV Gen 4 which, by the way, as I have been a PLEX convert now...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 5, 2017 at 06:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What if there's no new MacPro announced on 27th October ? 514 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone think that even if Apple decide not to deliver a new update to the current MacPro on the 27th October, that this could be the end for the MacPro or could November delivery a surprise...
Posted by Anto39x, on Oct 24, 2016 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Backing up from my MacPro 12Core (Mid 2010)... 572 Views / 2 Replies  
Backing up from my MacPro 12Core (Mid 2010) possibly running 10.12 (Sierra) to my Dobo S via Firewire. I don't see my Drobo S listed on the compatible list of products on the official Drobo website,...
Posted by Anto39x, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:27 AM, in macOS
Will Time Machine work with my Drobo S on macOS Sierra ? 572 Views / 2 Replies  
#1
Will my Drobo S work with Time Machine in MacOS Sierra ?

Has anyone upgraded and encountered problems with their Drobo S backup solution...?

I'm thinking of upgrading, but my backup system...
Posted by Anto39x, on Sep 23, 2016 at 08:49 AM, in macOS
Thanks for your comments "P".... I think I will... 1,217 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for your comments "P".... I think I will hold off for now... for the short term... MacOS Sierra could very well be the last compatible system install I get with my current MacPro and I will...
Posted by Anto39x, on Aug 27, 2016 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you all so so much for all your excellent... 1,217 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you all so so much for all your excellent comments, suggestions and observations.... they have all been very helpful.

I think for now I shall wait.... and hold off.... as I do feel over the...
Posted by Anto39x, on Aug 26, 2016 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Should I Buy A New MacPro or Upgrade Existing MacPro ? 1,217 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all...

I have a Mid 2010 MacPro 12 Core (2 x 2.93 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon) with 64 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ECC + 500GB SSD + QTY 3 x 3TB Internal Drives + 15TB DroboS (using Firewire) + 27" Apple Cinema...
Posted by Anto39x, on Aug 25, 2016 at 07:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
How can I disable the keyboard Eject button ? 538 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all and a Very Happy New Year to All!!

How can I disable the keyboard Eject button as I keep pressing up against it lightly when typing and the tray ejects and it's really annoying... I think...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:44 AM, in macOS
My startup Login Items keeps getting deleted 464 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all....

I'm currently running 10.11.3 Beta (15D9c) and everytime I restart my computer my login items disappear.

I noticed an unusual icon in the Login Items dialog list box.... something...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 3, 2016 at 03:23 PM, in macOS
Time Machine Auto Backup not working on El Capitan ? 994 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all....

I recently updated to El Capitan.. and up to that moment my Timemachine as something that just worked and I didn't even think about it. I have a Drobo S system... the Drobo Dashboard...
Posted by Anto39x, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:22 PM, in macOS
Is the Drobo S (2nd Gen Firewire) working with El Capitan ? 1,145 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know if the Drobo S (2nd Gen Firewire) working with El Capitan ?

I have spoken with Drobo and they have informed me that this is the end of the line for support and testing as far as...
Posted by Anto39x, on Sep 25, 2015 at 05:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for your help andi-pandi... Not sure... 775 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for your help andi-pandi...

Not sure where to find the Audio Setting... I have looked in Preferences and the settings all look fine.. as my Panasonic HD camcorder audio all plays perfectly...
Posted by Anto39x, on Aug 6, 2015 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
Hi there P... Thank you so much for your... 775 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there P...

Thank you so much for your reply. I have found a clip that plays without audio inside FCPX 10.2.1 and opened it now in Quicktime and did the Command I like you suggested and the...
Posted by Anto39x, on Aug 6, 2015 at 03:00 PM, in Applications
Audio Tracks Missing on Older Video Clips in FCPX 10.2.1 512 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi there....

I have been using FCP for only a few years now... I only ever use it for home videos... summer vacations... so I moved my entire iMovie library over a few years back and I have been...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jul 21, 2015 at 09:26 AM, in macOS
Audio Missing on Older Video Clips in FCPX 10.2.1 775 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there....

I have been using FCP for only a few years now... I only ever use it for home videos... summer vacations... so I moved my entire iMovie library over a few years back and I have been...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jul 16, 2015 at 08:36 AM, in Applications
Thank you all.... incredible comments,... 2,564 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank you all.... incredible comments, suggestions and information. I think based on these comments I will hold off for now... really I think I was just getting bored at that metallic tower box.. ...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 24, 2015 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will there be a new MacPro in 2015 ? 2,564 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi there...

I currently have a MacPro 2010 (Mid 2010), 2 x 2.93 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon with 64 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ECC + 512GB SSD Drive with QTY 3 x 2TB internal drives.

I am looking to upgrade...
Posted by Anto39x, on Jan 23, 2015 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
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