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Mac Pro update 1,167 Views / 2 Replies  
When do you think the next Mac Pro will be updated?
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 17, 2009 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you seems these permissions are just random... 1,286 Views / 8 Replies  
Thank you seems these permissions are just random glitches in code?
I guess by now it's mind over matter?
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 16, 2009 at 02:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Permissions for goodness sake 1,286 Views / 8 Replies  
I just did a permission repair after my spotlight was acting wonky, not sure if the repair will help, but tell me what you think these results mean:

Permissions differ on...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 16, 2009 at 02:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Macbook Pro Or Mac Pro 629 Views / 9 Replies  
I edit HD content (DVCPRO HD / HDV)
using Final cut, and am looking to train a few individuals to edit as well.


The dilemma

Mac pro 8 core 2gigs of Ram NVidia 8800Gt 3k

or
Posted by dantewaters, on Dec 1, 2008 at 02:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well my current card fan is down so I need to... 513 Views / 3 Replies  
Well my current card fan is down so I need to replace it.
It was actually given to me from my friend.
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 29, 2008 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
bump 513 Views / 3 Replies  
bump
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 28, 2008 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
X1900 & Accelero X2 513 Views / 3 Replies  
Got a X1900 from a friend who told me the fan had a bit of an issue.
So I intended on replacing the stock fan and heatsink with the Accelero X2.

Are these any good?
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 21, 2008 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
MBP upgrade? 409 Views / 4 Replies  
I purchased a MBP from one of the guys on here seems like it was the 1st revision
Specs are:

2GHZ
2Gigs of ram
100GIG drive

I run a small production company, and so my mac is used almost...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 19, 2008 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Now asking $900... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Now asking $900...
Posted by dantewaters, on May 6, 2008 at 03:33 AM, in Marketplace
$1000 to be exact. You interested? 415 Views / 4 Replies  
$1000 to be exact.
You interested?
Posted by dantewaters, on May 5, 2008 at 02:25 PM, in Marketplace
imac 20" c2d 2.16 3gigs of RAM 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Intel core 2 duo imac 2.16ghz
3 Gigs of RAM
250GiG hard drive
blue tooth /wifi
Superdrive (dvd recorder)
Logitech Wireless keyboard / mouse

Great condition still has apple warranty
Comes in...
Posted by dantewaters, on May 5, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Marketplace
waiting... 35,209 Views / 565 Replies  
See the only issue with apple making a new processor in '08
Would be if they do a major overhaul of case and system specs.

I would love the best and most advanced system, but to be bleeding
edge...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 15, 2007 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Those 2 configs are the 4core and octo core? ... 35,209 Views / 565 Replies  
Those 2 configs are the 4core and octo core?
And their going for the same price??
Posted by dantewaters, on Oct 11, 2007 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
x1900 2,271 Views / 29 Replies  
Wait a minute apple rep (at 5th ave. store) told me I can only get the graphics card when I order online, only ram can be added at the store... That's strange.
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 17, 2007 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
hope for October 35,209 Views / 565 Replies  
Yea the macpro and macmini are the only 2 that haven't had a significant update in awhile.
I wonder what they will have up their sleeves come January if all the new stuff comes out now?

Even...
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 14, 2007 at 03:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually I brought mine from a guy on here who... 4,745 Views / 99 Replies  
Actually I brought mine from a guy on here who had it since Feb 06 and it's fine...
It came looking perfect I brought the following for mine speck product case (nice external shell)
Speck...
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 9, 2007 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Man so hold off on buying my MacPro this week... 35,209 Views / 565 Replies  
Man so hold off on buying my MacPro this week coming?
November just seems far away...
Posted by dantewaters, on Sep 9, 2007 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
ibook G3 replacement 335 Views / 4 Replies  
Had an ibook g3 drive die on me. Contacted Tekserve and they quoted me a drive replacement (40gig for $235)
Is that took much. Should I just tough it out and replace the drive myself?
Posted by dantewaters, on Aug 14, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
imac C2D 20" 251 Views / 0 Replies  
imac core 2 duo
apple care
2.16 GHZ
250gigs harddrive
1.5gigs of ram
airport, bluetooth
firewire 400 x 2 usb x 3
DVI connector for external monitor

$1400
Posted by dantewaters, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:13 AM, in Marketplace
Client help!! 268 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok Have a client I use to edit for (color correct, audio sweeten, dvd author).
Issue though, he started nit picking about minor things audio sounds low, or is still peaking, video looks a bit grainy...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 29, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
here's a link to the drive: ... 419 Views / 5 Replies  
here's a link to the drive:

http://www.cwellproductions.com/mark/IMG_3365.JPG
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 22, 2007 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yea I am thinking about that now... Seeing as how... 419 Views / 5 Replies  
Yea I am thinking about that now... Seeing as how cheap drives are these days.
I know I will miss my 500gig though.
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
500gig vs. Raptor 419 Views / 5 Replies  
I recently fried my 500gig (to be used in my mac pro) Western digital...

Shipped both the external casing, as well as internal drive back to separate companies which
both honored their...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jun 22, 2007 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Maxtor 1TB Shared Storage 30,926 Views / 44 Replies  
I have been checking out a lot of different storage systems:

Medea
Wiebetech
Firmtek

I have come to the conclusion that a case
with a bunch of drives would be my best move really with the...
Posted by dantewaters, on Apr 26, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yea the wait wasn't worth it (at least for me) ... 10,087 Views / 193 Replies  
Yea the wait wasn't worth it (at least for me)

I seems it would be best to get a refurbished 2.66 with the ati 1900
rather than buying a brand new one, save some dollars.

Then later on in the...
Posted by dantewaters, on Apr 4, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Studio setup 285 Views / 1 Replies  
I am currently in the process of setting up my studio for video editing and such...

Will wait as long as I can to purchase the MacPro along with about 4gigs of ram.

Now the question remains is...
Posted by dantewaters, on Mar 4, 2007 at 03:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
with the esata express slot adaptor You get... 4,840 Views / 72 Replies  
with the esata express slot adaptor
You get 200MBs mega bytes or mega bits...

Cuz I know Alex lindsay (from pixel corps) gets 190 mega bytes per sec...
And he's using Xserve with about 8 drives.
Posted by dantewaters, on Feb 22, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac Pro configuration 464 Views / 1 Replies  
New Mac Pros I said to be available any day now.

I do video editing and event videographer with effects/soon 3d work/photographer - photo touching with Photoshop/ Aperture.

I was simply going...
Posted by dantewaters, on Feb 15, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS Powerbook G4 1.5GHZ 1.5gigs of ram 80Gigs 328 Views / 1 Replies  
Like new Apple Powerbook G4 1.5GHZ
1.5Gigs of RAM
80Gig hard drive
Battery holds charge 2.5hrs

MAC OS X Tiger installed (orginal DVD available)
Super drive DVD-R/RW CD burner
Firewire...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jan 12, 2007 at 05:36 AM, in Marketplace
I agree... Ebay is a great place to check your... 603 Views / 7 Replies  
I agree... Ebay is a great place to check your product's value.
Also consider the price of a brand new one, and where yours
would be priced in comparison.

I would like to think the
1.25GHZ -...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jan 12, 2007 at 05:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
info 946 Views / 13 Replies  
What's the difference here with the monitors?
Posted by dantewaters, on Jan 3, 2007 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I looked up the S-PVA and S-IPS What is the major... 946 Views / 13 Replies  
I looked up the S-PVA and S-IPS What is the major difference what would I be losing?


Also I think Crucial's ram is spot on with regards to working with Macpros. What is RAID 5
is it striped...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jan 3, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Macpro setup help... 946 Views / 13 Replies  
Will be getting a Macpro this month (quad core or 8 core)


Ordering base model of Macpro and adding the ATI x1900 and dropping the internal drive to 160gig.

I already have 1 500gig, and I'll...
Posted by dantewaters, on Jan 3, 2007 at 04:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why not keep the mac, and in a year or so buy... 6,161 Views / 76 Replies  
Why not keep the mac, and in a year or so buy another
Have one that renders and captures footage and the other you do your work on
Posted by dantewaters, on Dec 28, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
freeze 1,907 Views / 23 Replies  
As far as ram and OSX requirements of them... I can't say I am partial in anyway...
it works sometimes I'm frustrated but it gets the job done.

What I was thinking a few months back was if there...
Posted by dantewaters, on Dec 13, 2006 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
So wait for core 2 duo to go on refurbished...... 484 Views / 2 Replies  
So wait for core 2 duo to go on refurbished... Maybe after the next Macbook Pro
revision... I was thinking of doing that too since the powerbook is slower but not dead.
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 28, 2006 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook vs. Macbook Pro 484 Views / 2 Replies  
Should I sell my 1.5ghz in favor of a macbook pro?

Not the the Core 2 duo, just the core duo a refurbished one that is?

If you say yes what are the pros and cons to selling my powerbook in...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 28, 2006 at 02:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wow 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Just got this from terminal:

Last login: Wed Dec 31 19:00:44 on console
Welcome to Darwin!
dante-waters-powerbook-g4-15:~ sincere$ sudo pmset -a hibernatemod 0

We trust you have received the...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
powerbook lockups 371 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I reset all my settings or at least turn of hibernating and safe sleep?
I even reinstalled Tiger and no difference this seems to be deeper than OS.

Ok I was at my witts end with my...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wondering... 405 Views / 5 Replies  
So it boils down to what's necessary... Hmmm even so I'd need more than 1 500gig drive for this system.
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 14, 2006 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
hmmmm 405 Views / 5 Replies  
So you're saying go ahead, because I'll make the money back...
also I will have great success with the added ram and raid?

As oppose to sending it to the graphics section and have them do all my...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 14, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Macpro Purchase 405 Views / 5 Replies  
I am currently in the process of getting a Macpro.

I need it for video editing I am using a imac core 2 duo 20" 1.5gigs of Ram 250gig HD.
Which I intend to turn over to my graphics department.
...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 14, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would definitely go with the 24" Two would be... 1,098 Views / 15 Replies  
I would definitely go with the 24"
Two would be a great help... Focus on ram if you
can to me that's the utmost important.
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 7, 2006 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Which kingston brand did you buy, and also... 45,489 Views / 210 Replies  
Which kingston brand did you buy,
and also what's your system config?
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 6, 2006 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
So a Raptor will help in render times as well as... 1,583 Views / 28 Replies  
So a Raptor will help in render times as well as with encoding?

Also the raptor would help if it was a capture disk?
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 6, 2006 at 02:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Those extra large heatsinks are crucial? Also... 1,583 Views / 28 Replies  
Those extra large heatsinks are crucial?
Also what will lower my encoding time say in DVD studio pro/ FCP
A raptor? Or is it solely Ram?
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 6, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ram 1,583 Views / 28 Replies  
SO then the question I have for you is...
I am getting a macpro within the next month and I and I want to strip
it down in order to get it a lower price (someone is investing in me)
Then I'll be...
Posted by dantewaters, on Nov 5, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
live webstreaming 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok windows has "Windows media encoder"
Windows Media Encoder (http://tinyurl.com/g37zo)

Mac users supposely have quicktime broadcast &
quicktime server

But then you have to get another...
Posted by dantewaters, on Oct 30, 2006 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
thank you sir... I was going with the maxtor with... 289 Views / 2 Replies  
thank you sir... I was going with the maxtor with the 16mb cache

http://tinyurl.com/atmlx
Posted by dantewaters, on Apr 21, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
storage 289 Views / 2 Replies  
I currently need extra storage space for my powerbook and lacie 400gig setup.

Problem is client wont pay extra money to buy a single lacie... So instead I've opt for them to buy an internal...
Posted by dantewaters, on Apr 21, 2006 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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