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Thanks BLAZE! 1,056 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for posting the website. Very interesting. It sounds like coolant leakage from the liquid-cooled G5s is "known issue" to lots of people. I'm certainly sorry I bought one, but will see what...
Posted by bestefar, on Apr 15, 2008 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
System profiler or activity monitor question 1,056 Views / 10 Replies  
Can someone explain how to use system profiler or activity monitor to check on the CPUs. I tried that last night and was unable to get status information on the CPUs from either of these. :confused:
Posted by bestefar, on Apr 8, 2008 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
now it's really dead... 1,056 Views / 10 Replies  
The system profiler showed only one CPU. I shut the G5 down last night and now it won't boot at all. When I try, the fans go to high rpm. Nothing but a spinning circle.

My Apple Care expire a...
Posted by bestefar, on Apr 7, 2008 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
PowerMac Dual 2.5 G5 CPU Dead? 1,056 Views / 10 Replies  
I have the iStat widget installed that measures CPU temperature. Previously, it showed temperatures for both an A and B CPU. I just noticed that it is registering only CPU A. Additionally, when I go...
Posted by bestefar, on Apr 6, 2008 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks 497 Views / 3 Replies  
I am using the optical out. Thanks for replying.
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 22, 2008 at 02:44 AM, in Applications
iTunes ? and optimization 497 Views / 3 Replies  
This week, I set up a wireless system with an Airport Extreme. I used my old Airport Express to connect to a DAC in my stereo in the living room. I'm pretty happy with the results, but am looking...
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 21, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in Applications
Adding Airport Express to Network 4,806 Views / 2 Replies  
I wanted to use my Airport Express with my stereo to stream iTunes. I had it set up in a wireless network as follows: PowerMac G5 and Airport Express were plugged in to a Linksys router via ethernet....
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 18, 2008 at 03:24 AM, in Networking
Dual Post 631 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry for the duplicate post. I realized after I posted in one place the other would probably be more appropriate. I'm still learning to navigate this forum.
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 13, 2008 at 09:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Suggestions for 2nd Internal HD for Power Mac G5? 631 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm looking for a good quality HD to put in the second slot of my Power Mac G5. It's got to be at least 500 GB, 1 TB preferable. Have no idea how the various brands are rated and am having trouble...
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 13, 2008 at 05:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Second Hard drive for Dual 2.5 P. Mac G5 736 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a 260 GB internal drive that came with my Dual Power Mac G5 that's getting full. I'd like to add another SATA internal drive, probably 1 TB for my photos and video, but have no...
Posted by bestefar, on Feb 13, 2008 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
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