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I ran mine for about two hours last night sitting... 1,626 Views / 25 Replies  
I ran mine for about two hours last night sitting on my lap. It was certainly quite warm, but not enough to make me uncomfortable.
Posted by JasonA, on Jun 9, 2006 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are there any speed comparisons between the... 2,555 Views / 24 Replies  
Are there any speed comparisons between the Hitachi 100gb 7200rpm drive and the Seagate? I prefer Seagate generally, but I got the Hitachi because it was only $160 shipped from Buy.com. I'm quite...
Posted by JasonA, on Jun 3, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice comparison! You're much more methodical than... 2,555 Views / 24 Replies  
Nice comparison! You're much more methodical than I. I popped a Hitachi 100gb 7200 rpm drive in my Macbook last night, but I did no tests before or after.
Posted by JasonA, on Jun 2, 2006 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered the bottom level white one on the 18th... 7,634 Views / 149 Replies  
I ordered the bottom level white one on the 18th and it shipped on the 26th. I did join the free 3-mo trial of Prime since they offered when I checked out.
Posted by JasonA, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got mine from Amazon yesterday. Looks great,... 7,634 Views / 149 Replies  
Got mine from Amazon yesterday. Looks great, doesn't seem very hot at all, but I haven't stressed it too much yet. :)
Posted by JasonA, on Jun 1, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't owned a Mac for some time, but I just... 5,207 Views / 85 Replies  
I haven't owned a Mac for some time, but I just bought a Macbook (arriving today!). I shopped a lot at Dell, and I could indeed get a better spec'd notebook for less than the MB quite often. It...
Posted by JasonA, on May 31, 2006 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: The one I got had the iLife 05 DVD. But it also... 7,429 Views / 20 Replies  
The one I got had the iLife 05 DVD. But it also loaded the iLife apps from the system DVD when I reinstalled the system, which I thought was interesting...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 25, 2005 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine looks fine unless I run the Dino game thing... 5,615 Views / 108 Replies  
Mine looks fine unless I run the Dino game thing that's included. That makes the screen full of static. Other programs, including that included marble game, look fine. Anyone know what the deal is? ...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 24, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
F/S unopened 512mb iPod shuffle 404 Views / 0 Replies  
New in the package. Just arrived from backorder, after I'd already gotten a different player of course.

$99 shipped. Paypal payment.

You save tax, and I'll have it in the mail to you tomorrow...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 23, 2005 at 09:16 PM, in Marketplace
Actually, just last month I picked up a Dell 3ghz... 6,246 Views / 78 Replies  
Actually, just last month I picked up a Dell 3ghz celeron machine *with* a 15" LCD and 512mb RAM for under $500 for my Mom. Heck, they even threw in a keyboard and mouse. :) Of course, that was...
Posted by JasonA, on Jan 12, 2005 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Definitely some similarities. The wheels look... 814 Views / 6 Replies  
Definitely some similarities. The wheels look goofy. But there's a definite dissimilarity too -- look at all those drive bays! ;)
Posted by JasonA, on Apr 29, 2004 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, then they should come out with a model for... 5,664 Views / 50 Replies  
Well, then they should come out with a model for intelligent consumers as well as the clueless ones already covered. :D
Posted by JasonA, on Apr 14, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
There was a bunch at Compusa when I picked up... 922 Views / 14 Replies  
There was a bunch at Compusa when I picked up mine.
Posted by JasonA, on Mar 27, 2004 at 01:18 PM, in Marketplace
It's not really PC vs. Mac. Every chip is... 2,650 Views / 18 Replies  
It's not really PC vs. Mac. Every chip is different. G3, G4, G5, Pentium4, Xeon, AMD64, Opteron, and so on. They're all different speeds and mhz doesn't tell the story. You pretty much have to rely...
Posted by JasonA, on Mar 26, 2004 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Depends on what you're comparing. If you're going... 10,698 Views / 104 Replies  
Depends on what you're comparing. If you're going with a top of the line dual Opteron, then maybe it's within 2-3 hundred.

But you can configure a machine that's easily a match for a single...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 17, 2004 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
You have to look at deal prices too, which other... 10,698 Views / 104 Replies  
You have to look at deal prices too, which other that refurbs aren't really available on the Mac.

As an example, by using rebates and coupons, the last Dell I bought was about $450 for a 2.6ghz...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 16, 2004 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you've got a Mac, it probably is of no... 1,374 Views / 19 Replies  
If you've got a Mac, it probably is of no interest to you. And he hasn't even posted a review yet, just first impressions.

The significance is more to people like myself who are on the fence about...
Posted by JasonA, on Feb 10, 2004 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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