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Maybe it varies from machine to machine, but no... 2,019 Views / 5 Replies  
Maybe it varies from machine to machine, but no DA I've ever seen has had the 4-pin 12V aux power cable implimented. There's a blank spot for it on the motherboard and you can see where it's...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 20, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Power Computing cache DIMMs 420 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm playing with some old Macs I recently got ahold of, and I have two 1MB L2 cache DIMMs from a couple dead Power Computing PowerCenters. Should these work in a 7300, 7600, or 8600?

-Jon
Posted by deboerjo, on Aug 8, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
A few months? That's not the case, I know... 8,371 Views / 35 Replies  
A few months? That's not the case, I know they're still releasing critical security updates for Jaguar. They stop making functionality improvements (there won't likely be a 10.3.10), but security...
Posted by deboerjo, on Jul 12, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in macOS
I haven't had a single crash, but I do get the... 8,371 Views / 35 Replies  
I haven't had a single crash, but I do get the beachball noticably more often. I'm running a 450MHz G4 with a GeForce2 card and 768MB RAM. It seems that Tiger is the first version of MacOS X that's...
Posted by deboerjo, on Jul 11, 2005 at 02:06 AM, in macOS
I found this thread while looking for the answer... 8,371 Views / 35 Replies  
I found this thread while looking for the answer to the exact same question. Can anybody confirm or deny that OS X Tiger will install on an iMac 350 without the help of XPostFacto?

mikerally, I...
Posted by deboerjo, on Jul 9, 2005 at 04:56 PM, in macOS
Poll: Hey, the poll is missing an option for "I'm... 23,568 Views / 502 Replies  
Hey, the poll is missing an option for "I'm switching to Apple" :)
Posted by deboerjo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Intel adopted AMD's 64-bit architecture a while... 1,095 Views / 7 Replies  
Intel adopted AMD's 64-bit architecture a while ago. All Pentium 4 models 630 and higher (which start at 3.0GHz) are 64-bit. Intel's 64-bit architecture is the same as AMD's, if you port to one,...
Posted by deboerjo, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
What, you think Enemy Territory is hard to learn?... 771 Views / 9 Replies  
What, you think Enemy Territory is hard to learn? Not really. Figuring out some of the special roles (engineer, medic, etc) is a slight learning curve, but if that intimidates you just play as a...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 31, 2005 at 09:52 PM, in Gaming
Is that what mine are you think? PowerForce? ... 1,019 Views / 2 Replies  
Is that what mine are you think? PowerForce?

EDIT: never mind, I just realized nearly their entire product line is called "PowerForce"
One interesting note, though, the PowerForce G3s depicted...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 31, 2005 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not much for racing sims, but I thouroughly... 771 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm not much for racing sims, but I thouroughly enjoy shooters. For a "traditional" shooter, I recommend Halo. For an arena-combat run-and-gun shooter, my fav is Unreal Tournament 2004. Among war...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 31, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in Gaming
Bump down that resolution to 1024x768. 997 Views / 7 Replies  
Bump down that resolution to 1024x768.
Posted by deboerjo, on May 31, 2005 at 05:24 PM, in Gaming
Help with an old Powerlogix card 1,019 Views / 2 Replies  
I need some help with some old Powerlogix cards I've recently run across in some old Power Computing PowerCenters I picked up for next to nothing just to play with. The previous owner has them...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 31, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
The complexities of managing a supply chain is... 1,431 Views / 11 Replies  
The complexities of managing a supply chain is all that is at work here. I would imagine it was Sony that did the crippling, not Apple. Sony's been buying parts from Lite-On recently, and even...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 5, 2005 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
SATA Seagate > Hitachi > everybody else 1,076 Views / 9 Replies  
SATA

Seagate > Hitachi > everybody else
Posted by deboerjo, on May 3, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
From a features perspective, I'd say it's more... 3,517 Views / 52 Replies  
From a features perspective, I'd say it's more like Jaguar: Panther :: Win2k:WinXP, since Panther introduced WPA wireless security and fast user switching, which are the major compelling reasons to...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 2, 2005 at 08:16 PM, in macOS
What kind of monitor do you have? How is it... 944 Views / 6 Replies  
What kind of monitor do you have? How is it connected? The problem may possibly lie with the DVI-VGA adapter if there is one involved.
Posted by deboerjo, on May 2, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a little-known dirty secret that the... 16,598 Views / 181 Replies  
It's a little-known dirty secret that the Macintosh 9600XT is in fact clocked at the same speed as the PC 9600 Pro (400MHz), not the 500MHz of the PC version of the 9600XT. The Macintosh 9600XT is...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 2, 2005 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
What makes you come to that conclusion? The 9650... 16,598 Views / 181 Replies  
What makes you come to that conclusion? The 9650 has, in fact, the exact same 1.6billion texel/sec fillrate as the 9600XT (compared with 1.3 billion for the straight 9600). It's the same core. ...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 2, 2005 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Xserve will likely be using dual-core... 13,764 Views / 103 Replies  
The Xserve will likely be using dual-core processors within a year, which should cut your CPU needs in half. And if you hadn't noticed, AMD/Intel aren't doing any better than IBM with clock speed...
Posted by deboerjo, on May 1, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dual processors will alway speed up multitasking,... 773 Views / 4 Replies  
Dual processors will alway speed up multitasking, application load times, etc, but for single-process applications and benchmarks (notably games), unless the program is optimized for multithreading,...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 28, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well good then :) You're right, I was wrong... 1,604 Views / 33 Replies  
Well good then :)

You're right, I was wrong about Safari and iChat, I misunderstood the new updates as being equivalent to the Tiger versions, but they're just bugfixes to the Panther versions. ...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 28, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in macOS
Well, considering the acute lack of compelling... 1,604 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, considering the acute lack of compelling features and Quartz2d being disabled, apparently it's not. And 18 months hasn't been Apple's norm, 12 is OS X's average thus far. I'd rather see...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 28, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in macOS
I'm definitly skipping it. Nifty, but most... 1,604 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm definitly skipping it. Nifty, but most definitly not worth the upgrade price.

I wish Apple would space out their release more and add more features per release. Saves network admins a whole...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in macOS
The 6600 is NOT faster than the ATI 9800 series,... 5,442 Views / 32 Replies  
The 6600 is NOT faster than the ATI 9800 series, and even the 9800/Pro has moved into the mid-range as the X800 series take the high-end. Unless you're thinking of the 6600GT (which is like twice as...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's the case with Intel, but not AMD. The... 16,598 Views / 181 Replies  
That's the case with Intel, but not AMD. The Opteron/Athlon64 was designed specifically for multicore from the beginning.
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wouldn't call the 9650 "low-end", that title is... 5,442 Views / 32 Replies  
I wouldn't call the 9650 "low-end", that title is reserved for the likes of the 9200 and 9550, and the GeForceFX 5200, 5500, and 5700LE. The 9650 a mid-range card, in the same class as the...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Really guys, it's unrealistic to have expected... 13,764 Views / 103 Replies  
Really guys, it's unrealistic to have expected more than this. ALL CPU manufacturers are running into brick walls with ramping up clock speeds. You want to know how fast the next G5s will be? Look...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you're concerned about noise I can definitly... 936 Views / 9 Replies  
If you're concerned about noise I can definitly vouch for the towers, even under heavy CPU loads they're dead silent. What's more, what little noise they make is tucked under your desk. My friend...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Define "true". APIs and driver model are still... 1,136 Views / 17 Replies  
Define "true". APIs and driver model are still 32-bit, and most of the OS itself is 32-bit, but none of that really benefits from 64-bit anyway. Tiger supports 64-bit memory addressing and non-GUI...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:05 AM, in macOS
No updates to the iMac, eMac, or mini yet,... 16,598 Views / 181 Replies  
No updates to the iMac, eMac, or mini yet, though...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 27, 2005 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
At 2.7GHz, the new G5s have the Athlon64 family... 16,598 Views / 181 Replies  
At 2.7GHz, the new G5s have the Athlon64 family beat by 100Mhz, you really can't ask for more than that. The G5 (or ANY reasonable processor design) is never going to ramp up to the speeds of the...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 26, 2005 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good grief, Weyland-Yutani, you're really making... 7,995 Views / 138 Replies  
Good grief, Weyland-Yutani, you're really making an idiot of yourself in this thread. First off, Secure FTP is NEVER abbreviated SFTP, to avoid creating confusion with SFTP/SCP. Moreover, it is not...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 25, 2005 at 02:18 PM, in macOS
Hm, maybe it is the server then. Explorer's FTP... 7,995 Views / 138 Replies  
Hm, maybe it is the server then. Explorer's FTP is... finicky. It also requires me to re-enter my login for every action I perform; dl a file, refresh, view file properties, gotta log in every 5...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 23, 2005 at 01:46 PM, in macOS
I just tried it on Windows 2000. They won't... 7,995 Views / 138 Replies  
I just tried it on Windows 2000. They won't upload. Get the little "no way" mouse pointer when I try dragging something up to the FTP server. FTP server is configured to allow write access and I...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 22, 2005 at 10:36 PM, in macOS
SFTP is not part of the FTP protocol. In fact,... 7,995 Views / 138 Replies  
SFTP is not part of the FTP protocol. In fact, it has almost nothing to do with it. It's an FTP-like interface for transferring files over an SSH connection. Last I checked SFTP is an...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 22, 2005 at 08:13 AM, in macOS
No, they don't. It's a $400 discount, and only... 15,833 Views / 151 Replies  
No, they don't. It's a $400 discount, and only applies to the XPS model. Making prices $2600 for the XPS Gen5 and $3086 for the Precision380.
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 22, 2005 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm suprised nobody's noticed and pointed out the... 15,833 Views / 151 Replies  
I'm suprised nobody's noticed and pointed out the fact that these new dual-core Pentium Ds from Dell and the like are all single-processor systems (physical processor, that is). So these new Pentium...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 22, 2005 at 03:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
:err:I find that very hard to believe. I ran XP... 5,914 Views / 99 Replies  
:err:I find that very hard to believe. I ran XP on a 266MHz IBM Thinkpad with 256MB of memory for a year and a half while I was a student, and that was my sole mobile PC. Did development on it and...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 18, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in macOS
I'm asking about the iMac 350, not Powerbook. ... 5,914 Views / 99 Replies  
I'm asking about the iMac 350, not Powerbook. Under the iMac section they just say "iMac (slot loading)"
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 18, 2005 at 04:23 AM, in macOS
So here's what I can't figure out; the reason for... 5,914 Views / 99 Replies  
So here's what I can't figure out; the reason for the built-in Firewire requirement. Obviously firewire itself has nothing to do with it, it's like Panther's requirements saying "built-in USB" when...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 18, 2005 at 02:49 AM, in macOS
You've obviously never run XP on older hardware. ... 5,914 Views / 99 Replies  
You've obviously never run XP on older hardware. The slowest system Tiger will even install on is 300MHz G3. XP flies on a 233MHz PII with enough RAM. XP requires 64MB of memory, and is quite...
Posted by deboerjo, on Apr 18, 2005 at 02:34 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: Issues with Latest Mozilla. Need help. 569 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm afraid I don't know, it should be a setting in Mail somewhere, a "set as default mail program" option or something. I don't use Mail. Look in Mail->Preferences

-Jon
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 4, 2005 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
Re: Issues with Latest Mozilla. Need help. 569 Views / 6 Replies  
1) Mailto links are no longer being handled my Mac Mail app but Mozilla's Mail app.

That's a good thing in as far as I'm concerned ;)

It sounds like you've configured Mozilla not to grab the...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 4, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
Yeah, Poisoned seems to be working a lot better... 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Yeah, Poisoned seems to be working a lot better now. For some reason when I was using it earlier it just couln't connect to some of it's networks, including Gnutella and Ares (in the status view it...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 4, 2005 at 01:33 AM, in Applications
OK, I guess there's one more thing I need besides... 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
OK, I guess there's one more thing I need besides a CDex replacement. Better filesharing software. Maybe it's just a bad night, but I am getting nothing when I search. I did a little test:
...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 3, 2005 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
Re: Get me off windows! 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Woohoo! I just discovered that recently Cadsoft released a MacOS X (X11) version of Eagle! That takes care of the EE software (Pspice has always had a Mac version, not sure what I was thinking when...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 3, 2005 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
Re: Get me off windows! 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Lot's of great links guys, thanks. I think I've got a text editor, hex editor, IRC client, filesharing software, and sound editor taken care of. Realplayer 10 does seem to be much better behaved. ...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 3, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Re: Get me off windows! 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks for all the suggestions, guys, I'll look into all of those.

As for a music ripping/encoding tool, iTunes is useless, a toy, completely inadequate for what I do. Here's just a partial list...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 2, 2005 at 06:56 PM, in Applications
Lots of great suggestions for a code editor,... 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Lots of great suggestions for a code editor, thanks guys. I was suprised to find that TextWrangler is indeed free now (it wasn't originally). The only problem with it is that the Syntax...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 2, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Get me off windows! 1,692 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks, Forte, actually I didn't know much about Audacity, I've only been using it for a few months (before that I was using the crash-happy POS sound editor that was bundled with my soundcard) and...
Posted by deboerjo, on Feb 2, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Applications
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