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Mac Pro - New firmware update (09-27-07) -- Safe?


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Another firmware update is available and again it promises to fix the fans in our Mac Pros. It also is supposed to fix a few boot camp issues (probably the weird clock behavior, etc). Check your Software Update is this is new news to you.

I will let you guys update your machines first and tell me if if makes the fans even louder or what kinds of crazy unexpected broken things happen.
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I did this last night on my 24" iMac with no issues.
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I did it on my imac about 2 hours ago and the only difference post the update for me is my hard drive dan is on average 1-3 rpm faster all the time. Now running at (not under a heave load which in 95% of the time) 1200-1203 rpm.
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