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You may want to consider opening it up and... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
You may want to consider opening it up and cleaning out any dust thats built up in those two small heatsinks in the back. If air is not getting through there temps will run very high and the entire...
Posted by Abit667, on Apr 5, 2010 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just went from a Dual G5 1.8 to a current model... 2,187 Views / 28 Replies  
I just went from a Dual G5 1.8 to a current model Mac Mini 2.26. Overall, the mini isn't that much faster than the G5 for every day tasks. It runs flash a lot better in some cases, however still...
Posted by Abit667, on Apr 3, 2010 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is there any indication as to when these will be... 11,659 Views / 211 Replies  
Is there any indication as to when these will be actually available? I wanted to get a MBP, however it would be silly to get one now if they are going to be updated in a couple weeks. If it's...
Posted by Abit667, on Feb 6, 2010 at 06:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Even mounting it in disk utility doesn't work for... 3,859 Views / 5 Replies  
Even mounting it in disk utility doesn't work for some games. I've found only toast will be able to mount those so the game thinks it's actually a real disk and will play.
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 4, 2009 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
So, is there a definite answer yet as to if Snow... 38,513 Views / 962 Replies  
So, is there a definite answer yet as to if Snow Leopard will run on PPC or be x86(_64) only? The Apple SL page doesn't mention anything.
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Sent you a PM, are you sure you won't part out? 872 Views / 18 Replies  
Sent you a PM, are you sure you won't part out?
Posted by Abit667, on Jul 21, 2008 at 12:52 AM, in Marketplace
Poll: Could go either way...I have a pc laptop with a... 1,877 Views / 59 Replies  
Could go either way...I have a pc laptop with a single core 1.8Ghz AMD processor and 2 gigs of ram running Vista and it's snappier and more responsive (especially browsing the web) than the dual 2.5...
Posted by Abit667, on Jul 18, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: $1000 is a lot of money for a computer like that,... 1,877 Views / 59 Replies  
$1000 is a lot of money for a computer like that, especially considering that it's got no future have leopard. Sure you can stick with leopard and continue to use the apps you use, but it's...
Posted by Abit667, on Jul 18, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does your mac feel slow? What kind of activities... 453 Views / 4 Replies  
Does your mac feel slow? What kind of activities do you do that make it feel too slow to use?

A Mac Pro is nice as you can run a lot more ram than a mbp, and use more, larger, faster hard drives....
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 21, 2008 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Boot windows natively through bootcamp, not... 3,783 Views / 15 Replies  
Boot windows natively through bootcamp, not through parallels. Then the proper drivers and Tray Tools should work.
Posted by Abit667, on Mar 14, 2008 at 07:38 PM, in Hardware Hacking
10.4 and make sure you run Safari 3! It's just... 3,887 Views / 21 Replies  
10.4 and make sure you run Safari 3! It's just so much faster then everyone other browser on PPC, at least that's what I've found on my G4.
Posted by Abit667, on Mar 14, 2008 at 06:51 PM, in Mac OS X
:rolleyes: 445 Views / 7 Replies  
:rolleyes:
Posted by Abit667, on Dec 6, 2007 at 03:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there something wrong with the price, or is it... 708 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there something wrong with the price, or is it just really hard to sell a PPC mac these days?
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 26, 2007 at 08:57 AM, in Marketplace
Price lowered! 708 Views / 5 Replies  
Price lowered!
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 21, 2007 at 08:16 AM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerMac Dual G5 2.7, 20" Cinema Display 708 Views / 5 Replies  
PowerMac 2.7GHZ dual G5
1.5Gb ram
Western Digital 30gig 10,000 RPM Raptor Hard drive as master and 250gig apple drive as secondary, for all your media needs.
Airport Extreme card installed
...
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 20, 2007 at 01:28 AM, in Marketplace
WTTF/WTB: Intel Mac Mini 293 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking for any intel mac mini assuming the price is right, Core Solo is fine!

I'll pay up to $500 for the mac mini, or trade for my pc laptop which is:

HP Pavilion DV5000Z
AMD Sempron...
Posted by Abit667, on Apr 6, 2007 at 07:10 PM, in Marketplace
This helped. I found the original HD I had in... 780 Views / 7 Replies  
This helped. I found the original HD I had in the machine which had a classic install on it and I was able to boot off the classic system folder and it worked. I got the card flashed and now my...
Posted by Abit667, on Mar 31, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
cd drive is hooked up to the motherboard. I... 780 Views / 7 Replies  
cd drive is hooked up to the motherboard.

I have a 10.4 install on a hd thats connected to the controller card that I've been using for a while and it won't boot anymore, and I have a 10.3 install...
Posted by Abit667, on Mar 31, 2007 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
MDD won't install OS 9? 780 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a MDD dual 867. Back in 2004 I got a sonnet ata133 card for it so I could run some additional hard drives, and it's worked fine for that so far.

However, now I want to put some 250 gig and...
Posted by Abit667, on Mar 31, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Do you have a backlight/inverter for a 12", the... 1,047 Views / 13 Replies  
Do you have a backlight/inverter for a 12", the backlight just died one day on mine..?
Posted by Abit667, on Dec 19, 2006 at 04:58 PM, in Marketplace
I think the G3 900 or 1Ghz is a much better path,... 1,436 Views / 29 Replies  
I think the G3 900 or 1Ghz is a much better path, they are way faster then the G4s, even lacking altivec.

Plus, if you're just using it for basic tasks it will feel much faster with the quicker...
Posted by Abit667, on Dec 19, 2006 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Use ioquake3, Thinine provided a link, and just... 1,638 Views / 11 Replies  
Use ioquake3, Thinine provided a link, and just copy that pak0.pk3 file from your quake3 cd or installation directory over to ioquake3's data folder and you're good to go.
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 16, 2006 at 09:02 PM, in Gaming
Another profitable tactic is rolling a female... 1,248 Views / 3 Replies  
Another profitable tactic is rolling a female night elf and making good use of cunning conversation and the dance command.
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 16, 2006 at 08:55 PM, in Gaming
Have you tried the obvious reseating the card,... 967 Views / 29 Replies  
Have you tried the obvious reseating the card, making sure everythings plugged in properly? Is the fan still spinning on the card?

Did it come back even after powering the system down and...
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 12, 2006 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, can you tell steve to write a note to my... 839 Views / 19 Replies  
Hey, can you tell steve to write a note to my professors so I can skip class tomorrow to watch this?
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 11, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember when Tiger was leaked I downloaded one... 694 Views / 23 Replies  
I remember when Tiger was leaked I downloaded one of the first copies to hit the net and installed it on my ibook. A couple days later I took it to the apple store to get the keyboard replaced and...
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 22, 2006 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you interested in selling either of the ADC... 493 Views / 11 Replies  
Are you interested in selling either of the ADC monitors separately?
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 8, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in Marketplace
Poll: PowerMac MDD, Dual G4 867, 1.25gb of ram, 370gb... 10,224 Views / 86 Replies  
PowerMac MDD, Dual G4 867, 1.25gb of ram, 370gb hd space

Gets the job done, I'll probably be using it forever. At school though I use a pc laptop running gentoo linux because I can't afford to...
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 8, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had a B&W G3 450 with a U160 scsi card that... 1,509 Views / 25 Replies  
I had a B&W G3 450 with a U160 scsi card that gave me all kinds of problems trying to install panther on it. Did pretty much the same stuff your describing. Is this the first time you're running a...
Posted by Abit667, on Jul 11, 2006 at 12:28 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm thinking about buying a bunch before WWDC and... 2,358 Views / 69 Replies  
I'm thinking about buying a bunch before WWDC and then selling.
Posted by Abit667, on Jul 10, 2006 at 10:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
CT_Mod is pretty cool, although I only use the... 104,579 Views / 24 Replies  
CT_Mod is pretty cool, although I only use the combat stats thing for checking out DPS and such and the map mod- which is probably the most useful part. It lets you use coordinates on the map and...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 27, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Gaming
Yeah but if you click somewhere else it... 5,066 Views / 194 Replies  
Yeah but if you click somewhere else it unhighlights :rolleyes:
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 27, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard being a mac user is pretty conclusive... 5,147 Views / 318 Replies  
I heard being a mac user is pretty conclusive evidence that you're gay.
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 27, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm talking about the general laggyness of... 8,939 Views / 82 Replies  
I'm talking about the general laggyness of things. For instance, I'm on a dual G4 867, not fast, but shouldn't be slow at doing anything like webbrowsing. I just did a fresh install of Tiger, and...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
If you're on PPC... 1. Flash 2. The... 8,939 Views / 82 Replies  
If you're on PPC...

1. Flash
2. The internet
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 16, 2006 at 12:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Probably my dual 867 unless it keeps doing these... 743 Views / 25 Replies  
Probably my dual 867 unless it keeps doing these shutdown from the PMU things.
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 14, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm getting this on my dual g4 867. Just got... 1,581 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm getting this on my dual g4 867.

Just got the first one like 2 minutes ago, really weird since I just read this thread and then it happened, first thing I checked was dmesg and there it was. ...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 14, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love mowing the lawn. We have a riding mower... 1,812 Views / 36 Replies  
I love mowing the lawn. We have a riding mower and a push mower, but I prefer using the push mower because it takes longer and requires less attention. Being able to go outside and listen to music...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 14, 2006 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well I got it working, but not booting from the... 751 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I got it working, but not booting from the hd partition I made. After waiting forever for it to copy the cd I go to reboot, try to boot from the partition and it doesn't want too, reboot, and...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 14, 2006 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a retail Tiger DVD, worked fine on my ibook... 751 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a retail Tiger DVD, worked fine on my ibook and my friends powermac.

I didn't know you could boot the dvd image off another drive, I'll have to find a spare harddrive and try that. Hopefully...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 MDD won't install 10.4 751 Views / 5 Replies  
So I procured a Dual G4 867 MDD that my dad bought a couple years ago, used twice and refused to touch since, or let anyone else use, complete waste of a decent machine. Anyway, I took it out the...
Posted by Abit667, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
iBook G4 backlight dead 456 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a G4 1Ghz and the other night the backlight went out. I'm guessing this is either the switch is broken, inverter board is broken, or maybe the cable is just off. Does anyone know what to...
Posted by Abit667, on May 27, 2006 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In the articles you linked to, the tests were all... 870 Views / 25 Replies  
In the articles you linked to, the tests were all done using 32bit programs. They were just running on a 64bit OS, running in a compatability layer. Of course there isn't going to be any...
Posted by Abit667, on Feb 9, 2006 at 11:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: Dell 2001FP 20" LCD, Radeon 9700 Pro, 160 gig hd, Athlon 64 pc parts 395 Views / 2 Replies  
I've found my self traveling between school and home a lot more often now and having my desktop and stuff sitting at school or home when I'm not there is rather wasteful...so I'm selling some stuff....
Posted by Abit667, on Feb 9, 2006 at 11:02 PM, in Marketplace
Not only that, but Wine, which Darwine will be... 2,430 Views / 4 Replies  
Not only that, but Wine, which Darwine will be based off of, does a pretty poor job of running CS right now as it is. 1.6 is fine, but anything source doesn't work well. It's going to be a while...
Posted by Abit667, on Feb 9, 2006 at 10:44 PM, in Gaming
Oh man this thread brought back some bad... 1,209 Views / 37 Replies  
Oh man this thread brought back some bad memories.

Last year, my freshman year of college, same thing happened to me. My tonsils got huge, nothing was keeping them down. I finally went to the...
Posted by Abit667, on Jan 23, 2006 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That website just insured i'll never install it. 2,090 Views / 54 Replies  
That website just insured i'll never install it.
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 14, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Little under/just about an hour. 578 Views / 5 Replies  
Little under/just about an hour.
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 13, 2005 at 08:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
omg no way....the EXACT same thing just happened... 1,459 Views / 51 Replies  
omg no way....the EXACT same thing just happened to me except move the first time you slept with her to after you get back to school. I was sitting there reading that going wtf did I post this or...
Posted by Abit667, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why would you order expensive G5s when the apps... 861 Views / 12 Replies  
Why would you order expensive G5s when the apps they are using are all PC based? VPC is unusable for anything heavy like that, and even a high end pc will cost less then the G5s you are probably...
Posted by Abit667, on Aug 25, 2005 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
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