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I also recommend getting a 2006 Mac Pro because... 2,056 Views / 24 Replies  
I also recommend getting a 2006 Mac Pro because of the expandability. You might even be able to find a 2.0 ghz model for cheaper, then upgrade the processors yourself. I upgraded my 2.66 quad to a...
Posted by paulmac, on Jul 26, 2009 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
cs3 vs cs4 tests anybody? 27,482 Views / 286 Replies  
Anybody compared the two versions of PS against each other on the same machine?

jamil5454, can you try your test using CS3?
Posted by paulmac, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sherman, Thanks for echoing what I discovered:... 395 Views / 5 Replies  
Sherman,
Thanks for echoing what I discovered: that the buses are indeed totally independent and it makes no difference where the physical drives go, even with striped RAIDs. A very convenient...
Posted by paulmac, on Oct 10, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got anxious 395 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I needed to install new drives so I just tried moving the striped pair and it worked fine (2+3 to 1+2). I did not try to swap the left right order, but I suspect that it doesn't matter, the OS...
Posted by paulmac, on Sep 28, 2007 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
move raid0 drives into different bays? 395 Views / 5 Replies  
Currently I have a boot raid0 pair set up in bays 2+3 of my MP2.66. Can I move that pair to bays 1+2? Does the order of the pair need to be maintained, i.e. the order of the bays and drives or does...
Posted by paulmac, on Sep 27, 2007 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the users folder redirect hint,... 1,305 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the users folder redirect hint, edge.it. After a little more research, especially this great pdf (http://homepage.mac.com/boots911/.Public/PhotoshopAccelerationBasics2.4W.pdf) over at Mac...
Posted by paulmac, on Sep 23, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks to everyone for the replies. For some... 1,305 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks to everyone for the replies. For some reason my raid wasn't found the first time I booted, but now it does boot without a card. And it's very fast. So what does the above suggestion mean? That...
Posted by paulmac, on Sep 19, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Boot mac pro raid 0 without SATA card? 1,305 Views / 9 Replies  
Can I boot my mac pro 2.66 quad from two internal drives configured as a RAID 0 without a SATA card? Or do I need to buy a card? If so, what card would you recommend which has 4 ports and supports...
Posted by paulmac, on Sep 18, 2007 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacBook Pro 2.16ghz, 2gb RAM, 7200 HD 43,739 Views / 292 Replies  
Macbook Pro 2.16ghz, 2gb RAM, 7200 rpm HD

This is with the best macbook pro currently available. PS CS2 under rosetta with safari and preview and a couple of small utilities running...
Posted by paulmac, on Mar 17, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for testing, ravenz 43,739 Views / 292 Replies  
That's very fast and not even with 1gb of RAM or an external scratch disk. Very impressive.
Posted by paulmac, on Jan 16, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Somebody at MacWorld please test on MacBookPro and iMac Intel 43,739 Views / 292 Replies  
Anybody at MacWorld have the time to try this test on the new imac and new mac book pro? I'd like to see how fast CS2 does in Rosetta with the new machines.
Posted by paulmac, on Jan 13, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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