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You can dooooo eeeeet! 21,278 Views / 53 Replies  
You can dooooo eeeeet!
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Acctually, it will help if you acctually run out... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
Acctually, it will help if you acctually run out of memory. If you never utilize the memory there is nothing more RAM can do about beachballs.
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 8, 2006 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I prefer the white color... it's Apple's unique... 635 Views / 12 Replies  
I prefer the white color... it's Apple's unique color. It acctually stays pretty clean (vs. smudges and fingerprints on the black.) The lower price is just a bonus.
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 5, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you! 287 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you!
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 4, 2006 at 12:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Samson C-01U Question 287 Views / 3 Replies  
I just got the mic and have a silly question... does it matter which face of the microphone you're talking into? I have tried looking for pictures but a lot of them are arranged differently. I have...
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 3, 2006 at 07:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Macbook Speaker Problem 360 Views / 1 Replies  
I just picked up a pair of Bose speakers and after connecting it to the Macbook it won't play. Then I tried my iPod earphones and it did not work as well... is there something wrong with the output...
Posted by p0stman, on Oct 2, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is interesting... I have owned my Macbook... 948 Views / 18 Replies  
This is interesting... I have owned my Macbook for about a week now, and it has a very quiet keyboard. I had a different 2.0 GHz two weeks ago, which kept shutting off... and it was returned. That...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 28, 2006 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgraded from 1.25 GB to 2 GB! 314 Views / 0 Replies  
Got a pair of 1 GB Transcends RAM from my university Apple store... they were a little pricy but store certified to be 100% compatible and comes with a lifetime guarantee. I'm stuck with this...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 25, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Xbench test results 264 Views / 0 Replies  
Ran Xbench 5 times and averaged 92.25 with a very small range 90-93. Does this make sense? The higher the score the better right? Averaged around 220 in the OpenGL thing if that's important...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lol yup that's the one. I guess it already came... 661 Views / 13 Replies  
Lol yup that's the one. I guess it already came with a discount...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
So how much RAM do you need to utilize the 224 mb? 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
So how much RAM do you need to utilize the 224 mb?
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 05:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just ordered it from Apple.ca 0_o Should... 661 Views / 13 Replies  
Just ordered it from Apple.ca 0_o

Should have came with a student discount of some sort :/ Oh well.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 24, 2006 at 12:47 AM, in Applications
Capacity and speed is clearly indicated... but... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
Capacity and speed is clearly indicated... but what exactly is meant by configuration and latency?
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Having 2 GB in a Macbook should not cause any... 411 Views / 3 Replies  
Having 2 GB in a Macbook should not cause any slowdowns right? Thanks in advance!
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 07:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Huh? No it is the Mac version... sorry I didn't... 661 Views / 13 Replies  
Huh? No it is the Mac version... sorry I didn't clarify.

Yea I need to find someone to share it with then... need money for bread lol.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 07:24 PM, in Applications
But do you not have to buy perfectly matching... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
But do you not have to buy perfectly matching RAM? You cant really wait and upgrade several month into the future, or the RAM would not be perfectly identical...

But do the RAM have to be...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The point is that the integrated graphics is... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
The point is that the integrated graphics is capped at 64 mb. That's the maximum you can share with both channels of RAM, so having more RAM or matched pairs does not mean the cap is suddenly 65 mb...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure? because Word or Excel don't take... 1,034 Views / 15 Replies  
Are you sure? because Word or Excel don't take more than 100 mb each for me (usually around 60 mb) and Safari only takes 80 mb with 5 windows open.

It all depends on your workload, but unless...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More RAM slows down computer? 411 Views / 3 Replies  
I am thinking of buying more RAM and ungrading my notebook to 2 gb. However I can't remember where bu I've heard having too much RAM will slow down the computer... is this true? Should I go for 2 gb...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
However, even if the RAM cards do not match in... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
However, even if the RAM cards do not match in capacity, they're of the same speed - both 667 MHz. The video memory will only take as much as 64 MB, so even if it draws the same amount from both...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also find it kind of odd when people (and also... 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
I also find it kind of odd when people (and also "experts") claim that having 1.25 gb (unmatched) vs 1 gb (matched) or even 2 gb (matched) vs 1 gb (matched) will dramatically increase graphic...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 02:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone might have an idea...? 661 Views / 13 Replies  
Anyone might have an idea...?
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 02:16 AM, in Applications
Hahaha keychain. Man installing the ram for... 777 Views / 13 Replies  
Hahaha keychain.

Man installing the ram for the first was certainly freaky... my heart was pounding lol.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The ambiguity of 1 gb matched vs 1.25 gb unmatched 1,217 Views / 23 Replies  
I guess the question is always 2 x 512 VS. 1 x 1 gb + 256 mb. I have been looking for the answer to that as well. Unfortunately and surprisingly, no one has done a test with the precise setup...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess the question is always 2 x 512 VS. 1 x 1... 331 Views / 3 Replies  
I guess the question is always 2 x 512 VS. 1 x 1 gb + 256 mb. I have been looking for the answer to that as well. Unfortunately and surprisingly, no one has done a test with the precise setup...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 23, 2006 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm that might be a good idea... thanks! 777 Views / 13 Replies  
Hmm that might be a good idea... thanks!
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Powerbook G4 had the same problem... ran a... 1,017 Views / 28 Replies  
My Powerbook G4 had the same problem... ran a hardware diagnostic test which indicated error with video card... took it in and there was a fault with the logic board, which needed to be replaced.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Office for Mac 661 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi guys,

I was thinking of purchasing Windows Office Student Edition, but it's kind of pricy for me at $199 CDN. I know it comes with 3 installs total... will I be able to split the installs with...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Applications
I used my debit for this transaction simply... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
I used my debit for this transaction simply because my credit card caps out at $1000. Luckily the manager was able to access the store records and confirm the purchase.

I love people.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yea that's probably the case. I think Apple will... 575 Views / 2 Replies  
Yea that's probably the case. I think Apple will replace with the newest model if there are too many problems with the computer and it has already gone under several major repairs...

I'm hoping...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What are you guys doing with your stock 256 MB's? 777 Views / 13 Replies  
Just curious... should I keep them? Perhaps they can sell on eBay for $30-40 CDN. What are you all doing with yours?
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess I'm not worried about the apps I use... 318 Views / 3 Replies  
I guess I'm not worried about the apps I use (mainly office stuff and internet.) I'll probably barely tap the memory. But I'm thinking more in terms of the occasional game.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 22, 2006 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
RAM Question for Macbook 318 Views / 3 Replies  
A question for you techies...

Should I go with a 1 Gb ram stick + 256 Mb stock or 2 512 Mb's? I could have

1.256 Gb split 1 Gb + 256 Mb
vs
1 Gb split 2 x 512 Mb's.

The first...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 21, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes I was... they issused me a new receipt. I get... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
Yes I was... they issused me a new receipt. I get forgetful in situations like that X_X.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 21, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Went back to the store right when they opened... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
Went back to the store right when they opened today! Came across a new manager who was really nice about it. He authorized a replacement even without the receipt! Said he put himself in my shoes and...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 21, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bah. I guess it's Applecare now. 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
Bah. I guess it's Applecare now.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 21, 2006 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I purchased it less than 5 hours ago... but... ... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
I purchased it less than 5 hours ago... but...

The manager told me I could not get a refund or exchange... as a result I think I left my receipt somewhere in the store...

...

S#$%.
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 21, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.compusmart.com/FAQ/Returns.aspx#2 ... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
http://www.compusmart.com/FAQ/Returns.aspx#2

Do they have a return policy afterall? Was the manager BS? I'm too frustrated (and trying to study for organic chemistry) to trust my own judgement......
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 20, 2006 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.rideaucentre.net/forms/index.asp?templa... 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
http://www.rideaucentre.net/forms/index.asp?template_id=30&catid=17&storeid=47

I did not exchange it at the other store because they have no 2.0 models in stock.

I bought it at the Rideau...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 20, 2006 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Defects right out of the box? Goddammit Apple. 1,910 Views / 22 Replies  
I feel like I want to cry.

I just returned my Macbook 1.83 which I was happy with and decided to refund and upgrade to a 2.0... Which I just got about an hour and a half ago. However, this...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 20, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hard Drive for Macbook 537 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi guys! Just looking to upgrade the hard drive on my white 2.0 to a 7200 RPM (maybe one with a nice buffer as well?) Can anyone recommend any internal hard drives that work well for the Macbook?...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 20, 2006 at 03:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I mean, the black looks good as well, but I have... 59,162 Views / 246 Replies  
I mean, the black looks good as well, but I have to say I'm just disappointed with the fingerprint issue. To me it is unacceptable, so I got the white. I just realized how much I acctually like the...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 19, 2006 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Gosh, I guess perhaps this is an old post, and... 59,162 Views / 246 Replies  
Gosh, I guess perhaps this is an old post, and I'd hate to shed new light on it but I'd like to talk about my decision on choosing a white Macbook over the black counterpart. I have also noted some...
Posted by p0stman, on Sep 19, 2006 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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