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I'll give you my 2 cents. My suggestion... 1,157 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll give you my 2 cents.


My suggestion is that you either buy the iMac or the MacBook Pro. But what ever you decied make sure you pump it full of ram. OS X craves ram and runs significantly...
Posted by bovie, on Jun 8, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I find my 2.0Ghz Core Duo in my imac is almost as... 1,139 Views / 10 Replies  
I find my 2.0Ghz Core Duo in my imac is almost as fast as my 4400+ AMD Athlon 64 x2 at work and runs circles around 2.8Ghz P4's we also have at work. I expect that the 1.66 Core Duo is still a very...
Posted by bovie, on May 22, 2006 at 01:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's playing great now. I turned off norton anti... 859 Views / 7 Replies  
It's playing great now. I turned off norton anti virus and now it works.
Posted by bovie, on May 22, 2006 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac 20in Problem 859 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got my new 20in Core Duo imac.

I am having a problem playing CS:Source at full res. It's drops frames. My friends 17in imac plays it fine at 1440x900. So I lowered the res to somthing like...
Posted by bovie, on May 15, 2006 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes it is ok, I have been doing lid closed... 454 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes it is ok,
I have been doing lid closed operation with my powerbook for almost a year. Dell 1905fp and 1.5Ghz 12in. It works great. The fan dose seem to run a little louder when I am doing gaming...
Posted by bovie, on Jan 3, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If this is a almost new computer applecare should... 962 Views / 4 Replies  
If this is a almost new computer applecare should take care of it.
Posted by bovie, on May 15, 2005 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
If it works when you play around with a cable... 668 Views / 7 Replies  
If it works when you play around with a cable then that means that the monitor is bad.

That is the one thing I hate about apples displays a propritary connector.
Posted by bovie, on May 12, 2005 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is the briteness of the monitor turned all the... 668 Views / 7 Replies  
Is the briteness of the monitor turned all the way down to 0? Try turning it up.
Sorry your having problems.
Posted by bovie, on May 12, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take off both side panels. The fans will go to... 1,156 Views / 7 Replies  
Take off both side panels. The fans will go to maximum and it might turn on. We had a problem with out Dual 2.5Ghz G5. It would reboot fine but getting it to shutdown and boot was a bi***.
Our local...
Posted by bovie, on May 5, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Give the system a day or two then try it again. 1,639 Views / 31 Replies  
Give the system a day or two then try it again.
Posted by bovie, on May 3, 2005 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well the 720p plays on my 12in 1.5 at around... 33,340 Views / 290 Replies  
well the 720p plays on my 12in 1.5 at around 16-24fps. Even when it is around 15 and 16fps it looks fine. But the 1080 plays like crap. Just remember I was one of the 1st people to get a dvd-rom in...
Posted by bovie, on May 2, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I remember about a year ago msoft was offering a... 33,340 Views / 290 Replies  
I remember about a year ago msoft was offering a HD demo vid encoded using wmp9. It was really really hard for my 3.2ghz P4 system. I would like a faster powerbook but when you compare apple's...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 30, 2005 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 720p trailers played fine on my 1.5Ghz... 33,340 Views / 290 Replies  
The 720p trailers played fine on my 1.5Ghz 12inch. It could not take the 1080p. Also remember you will need a 3 or 3.2Ghz p4 to play the these. The 1.5Ghz G4 has a lot of horsepower. Would you be...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 30, 2005 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I noticed my fan comes on more after I installed... 4,111 Views / 39 Replies  
I noticed my fan comes on more after I installed tiger. I think it is because of Core Image.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 30, 2005 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple replaced my Powerbook because, I was having... 1,017 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple replaced my Powerbook because, I was having many problems. Now I'm running a 1.5 up from a 1Ghz. I am surprized that they let you switch from a imac to a powermac.

Well good luck. At my...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 25, 2005 at 01:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
your software is bitchin. I can't wait untill you... 824 Views / 9 Replies  
your software is bitchin. I can't wait untill you have a verson that works for my 12in 1.5Ghz PB.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 20, 2005 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Basilisk, I have a 1.5 Ghz 12inch and will do the... 824 Views / 9 Replies  
Basilisk, I have a 1.5 Ghz 12inch and will do the ioreg tommarrow and send you the info.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 20, 2005 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my powerbook friday and 30min after 1st... 797 Views / 7 Replies  
I got my powerbook friday and 30min after 1st boot up, 10.3.9 came out. Well anyway it is good that they fixed it.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am very sorry to hear about you problem. I has... 818 Views / 4 Replies  
I am very sorry to hear about you problem. I has some problems with applecare it took a month for them to give up and replace my laptop. But, waiting a month for a harddrive is stupid. I would call...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You are my hero, I never new you could do that. I... 659 Views / 4 Replies  
You are my hero, I never new you could do that. I knew you could change the arrangement of the monitors but, did not know that you could change the main monitor.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CPU heat 441 Views / 0 Replies  
How many watts do the 1.5ghz and 1.67ghz G4's in the Powerbook put out?
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A 2Ghz G4 is cool but Intel has made a greater... 1,753 Views / 15 Replies  
A 2Ghz G4 is cool but Intel has made a greater scale
P4 1300mhz to 3730mhz and still going.

I do agree that the P4 is a easier proc to scale speed wise but, apple needs to get the 3ghz g5 out...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 09:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
All you have to do is turn the trackpad tracking... 797 Views / 7 Replies  
All you have to do is turn the trackpad tracking speed up.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 19, 2005 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Old rev. b did it but, I don't think my rev. d... 1,400 Views / 22 Replies  
My Old rev. b did it but, I don't think my rev. d does.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 18, 2005 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not True, the 1.5Ghz 12inch has a 60GB 5400rpm. 1,433 Views / 21 Replies  
Not True, the 1.5Ghz 12inch has a 60GB 5400rpm.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 18, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is good news for 9600 Mobility People. 5,287 Views / 59 Replies  
That is good news for 9600 Mobility People.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 18, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Could be good old fason Processor Squel. I don't... 1,400 Views / 22 Replies  
Could be good old fason Processor Squel. I don't have a sound like that coming from my new 1.5Ghz 12inch but many other Powerbooks have it. You can call apple care and ask them to fix it but, I don't...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, I posted very late last night and must... 5,851 Views / 47 Replies  
Sorry, I posted very late last night and must have over looked it. Did anyone see the newer rev. of the water cooling setup here http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/ .
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does anyone know what apple uses in this system?... 5,851 Views / 47 Replies  
Does anyone know what apple uses in this system? I really don't think it is a water/antifrezze mix. I would almost bet money they are using glycol.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
They might make one. It is kinda funny that ilife... 3,125 Views / 33 Replies  
They might make one. It is kinda funny that ilife is not but iwork is.

Tight just might be serialezed, but I don't think so.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:51 AM, in macOS
Many desktops PC desktops do this, you can... 1,400 Views / 22 Replies  
Many desktops PC desktops do this, you can normaly on hear it with the case off. How loud is your buzzing? Do you have to be close to hear it?
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
jock, so the 9600 mobility does work? Remember... 5,287 Views / 59 Replies  
jock, so the 9600 mobility does work? Remember that mobility and desktop chips are not the exact same. Also why would apple not list it as supported?

Also, I am really mad at Apple to have the CI...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think it is weird that the Geforce FX 5200go... 5,287 Views / 59 Replies  
I think it is weird that the Geforce FX 5200go works but the Radeon mobility 9600 does not. I fell sorry to people that bought 15 and 17inch pb's a little over a year ago. They had 9600's and it is...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 16, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine shipped from the apple care place in Elk... 1,090 Views / 7 Replies  
Mine shipped from the apple care place in Elk Grove, CA. I do know if you buy a bto it ships from china and if you buy a normal on it ships from CA.

Bov
Posted by bovie, on Apr 16, 2005 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Everything seems to be working fine. The screen... 1,090 Views / 7 Replies  
Everything seems to be working fine. The screen does look better on the rev.d over the old rev.b I had. I also know it will look even better once I have my friend calibrate it. I can calibrate it my...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 16, 2005 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got new Powerbook (PIC) 1,090 Views / 7 Replies  
As some of you may have read in "Big Problems with 12incher" Apple has replaced my Powerbook. I just got the new one today. I have seen a HUGE speed increase over my 1Ghz. I think most of that is due...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 16, 2005 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply, I called apple today and... 2,480 Views / 39 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, I called apple today and they said it was recived and the new model was ordered and should ship very soon.
Good to hear you like your new machine. My old one came when I got it...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
asodamiac, you can do a archive and install no... 2,013 Views / 34 Replies  
asodamiac, you can do a archive and install no problem. Also if you want to reformat and do a complete clean install you should not have any problems. It is not like windows, I am a switcher do and...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 15, 2005 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nope havent seen that one before. Is your PB... 935 Views / 3 Replies  
nope havent seen that one before. Is your PB under applecare? Witch model is it?
Posted by bovie, on Apr 14, 2005 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used the 65w with my 12inch for around 1 year... 708 Views / 6 Replies  
I used the 65w with my 12inch for around 1 year with no problems.
Posted by bovie, on Apr 14, 2005 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
dmlawmac, When apple replaced your old one, Did... 2,480 Views / 39 Replies  
dmlawmac, When apple replaced your old one,
Did you get any e-mail's saying they got your old one?
Did you get any e-mail's saying they shipped the new one?

Apple is replacing my and I don't...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 14, 2005 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine also says on or before, 04/28/2005. But that... 25,929 Views / 520 Replies  
Mine also says on or before, 04/28/2005. But that is the ship date. We are to recive it on the 29th. I pre-ordered Panther also. I got it the day it cam out, I am sure it will happen the same way...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in macOS
Upgrading is super easy 1. put tiger disc in ... 2,013 Views / 34 Replies  
Upgrading is super easy
1. put tiger disc in
2. reboot
3. follow instuctions

for the ilife your laptop should have came with a restore disc. You can reinstall the software with out the os No ...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only thing I have to say is the powerbooks... 2,003 Views / 35 Replies  
The only thing I have to say is the powerbooks need a g5 chip.
One of my friends has a sony with a xbrite screen; it is nice but, in some lighting it is really really really hard to read and has...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Harddrive 457 Views / 0 Replies  
Does the 60gb 5400prm drive in the 2005 powerbooks have 8mb or 16mb cache?
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ram 460 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple is Replacing my 1Ghz 12inch Powerbook with a 1.5Ghz 12inch Powerbook.

I had Crucial ram in my old system but they want $365 for a 1GB stick. A few of my friends have bought cheap ram and...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I am going to do a full clean install. I don't... 6,763 Views / 103 Replies  
I am going to do a full clean install. I don't care what os you use upgrade always slows stuff down. A Full Clean Install will give you a edge over just upgrading.
Plus, It gives you time to clean...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 13, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in macOS
Under normal task the new one should make less... 2,480 Views / 39 Replies  
Under normal task the new one should make less noise. The 1.67 does not have to work as hard as the 1.25 to do the same tast.
It is nice to know that apple still keeps the laptops quiet, at my...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 12, 2005 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Under normal task the new one should make less... 2,480 Views / 39 Replies  
Under normal task the new one should make less noise. The 1.67 does not have to work as hard as the 1.25 to do the same tast.
It is nice to know that apple still keeps the laptops quiet, at my...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 12, 2005 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 12inch Powerbook and sometimes wish I... 1,368 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a 12inch Powerbook and sometimes wish I bought the 15. However, I almost always use a external monitor. You also have to think about buying a case and other needed laptop accessories. It might...
Posted by bovie, on Apr 12, 2005 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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