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Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By 19birel
Need Advice: To Upgrade or Purchase a New Computer

Hello everyone, in about a year from now I'll be heading off to college for mechanical engineering and I've been debating on whether or not I should purchase a new macbook or upgrade my current one....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By 19birel
Last year my computer was getting really laggy...

Last year my computer was getting really laggy while playing games, and it got so choppy it was unplayable. My computer (specs in description) has Apple Care so I took it to a local Mac store, (not...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-24-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By 19birel
Yeah, if I get some extra money I might jump on...

Yeah, if I get some extra money I might jump on it, but as it's already the fastest (and most powerful) computer I have owned to date I have no complaints yet:) Maybe I'll upgrade it when Mavericks...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-23-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By 19birel
I got 16gb of RAM and I absolutely love it, best...

I got 16gb of RAM and I absolutely love it, best mod so far!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-23-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By 19birel
Looks good! I did the 16gb RAM upgrade aswell and...

Looks good! I did the 16gb RAM upgrade aswell and I love it! Contemplating the SSD and Datadoubler still, but so far I haven't needed the extra speed.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-23-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By 19birel
If you feel like the computer is still having...

If you feel like the computer is still having trouble handling your music software etc. after the 8gb RAM upgrade, I'd do one of two things.

Sell it and buy a new Pro- get a non retina model so...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-08-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By 19birel
Sorry I mis-recalled the error message, here is...

Sorry I mis-recalled the error message, here is the original "Couldn’t modify partition map because file system verification failed." Sorry about that. And I wanted to have the ability to boot Snow...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By 19birel
Dual Boot Help

Hey everyone, The other day I tried partitioning my HD for a dual boot and it said something about the HD needing formatted, I am already running OS X on it so it didn't seem like it would already be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By 19birel
As far as the RAM goes I am running 16gb in the...

As far as the RAM goes I am running 16gb in the model previous to yours and it is definetly worth it. When multitasking between editing applications you get zero lag and still have RAM to spare, and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By 19birel
I wouldn't upgrade the RAM if you want to sell in...

I wouldn't upgrade the RAM if you want to sell in June, but that's completely your choice obviously.

I have 16gb RAM in my i5 MBP (mine is the 2.4Ghz model so slightly newer than yours) and it is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-01-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By 19birel
I have had a 13" Pro for almost a year now and I...

I have had a 13" Pro for almost a year now and I edit pictures, videos, play some games, use ms office etc. and I haven't had an issue. the 13" model will be more than enough for your uses as you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-19-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By 19birel
lack of RAM is your issue, the upgrade to 4gb is...

lack of RAM is your issue, the upgrade to 4gb is really inexpensive and your machine will be much quicker. Upgrade your RAM before doing an OS X upgrade because the newer versions of OS X have larger...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-19-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By 19birel
Screen Protector 13" MBP Late 2011/Early 2012

I am looking into an antiglare screen protector for my MBP and was wondering which one to get. I have seen one for around $40 from mofi and other brands, but on Amazon I have seen some from $5 to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 19birel
I didn't think of that :P Thanks for the help,...

I didn't think of that :P Thanks for the help, looks like I need to save for a RAM upgrade lol.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 19birel
RAM Loss

Hello everyone, I have noticed OS X is using more RAM than it used to, when I say this I mean, when I ran Snow on my old 2006 MB it used around 300mb with nothing running after a restart. Now I'm...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-28-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,149
Posted By 19birel
I run Linux MInt 12 on my base late 2011 Pro...

I run Linux MInt 12 on my base late 2011 Pro easily, the only issue is with virtualbox you will take up a bit of RAM. I normally have to quit most applications before I program in Mint and I have 4gb...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,597
Posted By 19birel
That's the exact same one I got haha :) Good luck...

That's the exact same one I got haha :) Good luck with your new machine!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,597
Posted By 19birel
How much do you need graphics? How good is your...

How much do you need graphics? How good is your current graphics card and how far is if from suiting your needs? If your current setup is near level or better than the HD3000 and inadequate I would...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,168
Posted By 19birel
How would I change this? Im just importing on the...

How would I change this? Im just importing on the default and can't work out how to even find the menu to change the import setting :P

And the quality isn't just a little bad it is extremely...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-08-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,168
Posted By 19birel
Final Cut Pro X problems

Hello everyone, I just imported some footage into final cut pro x and it seems the quality is degraded. when i play the footage in the smaller window it looks fine but when I go full screen it looks...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-31-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 19birel
Remember how there were like different categories...

Remember how there were like different categories in the previous OS's ? Devices, Shared, Places etc. That is what I am trying to get in Lion. In 10.7 everything is in one "Favorites" list and a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-31-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 19birel
I'm reffering to the sidebar in the finder...

I'm reffering to the sidebar in the finder window, before the icons were in a different order and in color.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-31-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 19birel
Old Finder in Lion?

Hello everyone I was wondering if there was a way to get the old Finder that was in OSX 10.6 and below in Lion. I just preffer the Orientation of the old one better and after almost 4months of Lion I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-30-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,923
Posted By 19birel
I agree with the backing up and reinstalling lion...

I agree with the backing up and reinstalling lion idea. backup any application (not from App Store) and documents that you use on a regular basis and just transfer those to the fresh install.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-15-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,992
Posted By 19birel
Lion likes to use up a lot of RAM with launchpad....

Lion likes to use up a lot of RAM with launchpad. I use nearly 2gb of my RAM with nothing running after a restart. More RAM will definetly help you out.
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