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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Avid6eek
OSX isn't as safe as you like to believe. ...

OSX isn't as safe as you like to believe. Yes...at the present time it has as many flaws as Windows does. This is true...even though your fanboy goggles may try to blur the facts in front of you. ...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-04-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,496
Posted By Avid6eek
You must be one of those techno-illiterate users....

You must be one of those techno-illiterate users. The Microsoft world has had quad core processors for months now, just as we are not limited to the outdated Radeon X1900 series of graphics cards. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-27-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By Avid6eek
The Core 2 Quad is going to be 70% faster because...

The Core 2 Quad is going to be 70% faster because it has more cores...4 as opposed to 2. Intel is not going to ramp clock speed as that is not where they plan on getting additional performance. If...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-26-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,182
Posted By Avid6eek
Nice post about the recent history of AMD and...

Nice post about the recent history of AMD and Intel processors. Just a few things to add:

1.) The frequency of a processor means nothing unless you are comparing the same core running at...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-26-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By Avid6eek
I guess I'm the odd one out. I would go for the...

I guess I'm the odd one out. I would go for the 24" iMac. Large high resolution screens are awsome. It will be something you can appreciate everyday. If you aren't doing any really heavy work on...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-23-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By Avid6eek
Yes, the card will drop in speed once OSX boots. ...

Yes, the card will drop in speed once OSX boots. The only possible way to keep it overclocked in OSX would be to maybe edit a copy of the BIOS and flash the card. That may or may not work depending...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-23-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By Avid6eek
This is good news for Mac users. Losing FB Dimms...

This is good news for Mac users. Losing FB Dimms will cut power consumption and increase memory performance.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-21-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,655
Posted By Avid6eek
I have always found that Safari makes websites...

I have always found that Safari makes websites look the nicest, but I run into compatability problems with certain sites. Camino has run flawlessly for me.
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,054
Posted By Avid6eek
The 7600GT only uses around 50w of power,...

The 7600GT only uses around 50w of power, compared to 125w for a X1900XTX. They are relatively easy to cool and this is demonstrated with the small heatsink on the 7600GT video cards.

Because the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,054
Posted By Avid6eek
Intel's quad core (Kentsfield) is not a native...

Intel's quad core (Kentsfield) is not a native quad core processor. It is nothing more than 2 Core 2 Duo dies on a single processor. While this is effective in giving you a quad core processor, it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,804
Posted By Avid6eek
I used a 74GB as my main boot drive in my...

I used a 74GB as my main boot drive in my PowerMac G5 system. It worked great.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-26-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By Avid6eek
There are alot of nice ATX cases out there that...

There are alot of nice ATX cases out there that offer more features than the PowerMac case, but the point of the project was to have a system that is unique from everyone else. I wanted the system...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By Avid6eek
Thanks. I'm hoping the Intel PowerMac's come...

Thanks. I'm hoping the Intel PowerMac's come with a new case design so I have something more up to date to mod for my next rig. :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By Avid6eek
The X1900 is a great video card. I ordered it...

The X1900 is a great video card. I ordered it the day they were released and have been messing around with it for quite a while. Nice upgrade from my 7800GTX.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-24-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By Avid6eek
The system costed me around $2,605. High end...

The system costed me around $2,605. High end systems are significantly cheaper in the PC world. The case was bought on eBay for $140, but I sold the fans, power supply, air baffle and wiring on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-24-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,052
Posted By Avid6eek
Cool The Real PowerMac - (56k Warning)

I just finished my new PC build, and I think it's a system that some of you may actually like. ;)

http://hardware-geek.com/Pictures/PowerPC/PowerPC29.jpg
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-19-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,240
Posted By Avid6eek
PowerMac G5 - Front Panel Pinout

Has anyone come across a diagram that labels the pin out of the G5 front panel (Power Switch, LED, Firewire, USB, Audio)? If so, could you please post a link. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 02-17-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Avid6eek
Well, right now you got a world of hacks trying...

Well, right now you got a world of hacks trying to find cracks to OSX to get it running on their PC, or trying to get Windows on a Mac. Now that these hacks are going through the operating system...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 02-17-2006, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Avid6eek
How is a backup and clean install any different...

How is a backup and clean install any different on a Windows system? Total fanboy comment.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-12-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By Avid6eek
Microsoft just won a ruling in the past couple...

Microsoft just won a ruling in the past couple days that the FAT file system is a legit patent they have. The same file system Linux is based on. If Microsoft wanted they could crush to existance...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-12-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Avid6eek
Apple couldn't allow their users to see a...

Apple couldn't allow their users to see a BIOS...there is no way they could make it pretty enough, and the user friendly Mac Addicts would be totally lost if they were pulled from their bubble. ;)
...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-29-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By Avid6eek
The virtualization technology built into both...

The virtualization technology built into both Intel and AMD's forth coming processors is a very nice feature. You don't have to run a different OS, as you could run multiple instances of OS X if...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-25-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Avid6eek
There is both a single and dual core varient of...

There is both a single and dual core varient of the Yohan processor. iBook's will most likely get the single core version.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-25-2005, 02:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,721
Posted By Avid6eek
For future upgrading I used 2x1GB modules as to...

For future upgrading I used 2x1GB modules as to leave the remaining 6 banks open for futre needs.
That doesn't make up for the $900 difference.

Both systems were quoted with 2GB of memory....I...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-25-2005, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Avid6eek
Yes...that is something Apple most likely...

Yes...that is something Apple most likely wouldn't like to do, but I doubt very much the PowerBooks will be selling all that well given that most people know this upgrade is coming. Apple can't hide...
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