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Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-09-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Blazkowicz
Just wait a few years. I just scooped up a G5 DP...

Just wait a few years. I just scooped up a G5 DP 2.0 (970fx) with a 9800XT/256 for $250...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-09-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Blazkowicz
The stock video card in the 466 DA is going to...

The stock video card in the 466 DA is going to choke on anything other than basic stuff on the web; try to pick up a Mac compatible card like a 9200 or at the very least a GeForce2 (all over eBay...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 10-09-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,691
Posted By Blazkowicz
It's hard to keep up with spam in a forum with...

It's hard to keep up with spam in a forum with such a huge volume of posts; I think you've got to "cut them some slack."
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-08-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By Blazkowicz
You appear to have 2 full banks of the...

You appear to have 2 full banks of the specialized 64-pin SIMMs. That's as rare as finding a IIfx itself out in the wild - legendary buy at $25.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Blazkowicz
There's not a lot you can fix on a MBP for $200. ...

There's not a lot you can fix on a MBP for $200. However, I'd be willing to endure the shame of a hang/reboot one every once in a while for a $250 MBP.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Blazkowicz
I have read before that you can sometimes get a...

I have read before that you can sometimes get a USB hard drive to boot OS X if you use a "usb-boot" open firmware command - never tried it though..

Do try the boot cd command in OF before buying...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-01-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Blazkowicz
edit: sorry double post

edit: sorry double post
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-01-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Blazkowicz
Get a dual G5 and stay way from the 1.6GHz/1.8GHz...

Get a dual G5 and stay way from the 1.6GHz/1.8GHz single processor - they probably wouldn't feel much faster than your dual G4 1.25.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-30-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Blazkowicz
It's definitely your internet connection - do a...

It's definitely your internet connection - do a speed test with one of the online utilities. If pages are loading at the speed of your stone age desktop, it means your internet connection is a joke.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Blazkowicz
I should have mentioned before, you can access...

I should have mentioned before, you can access the open firmware prompt by holding that first key combination above after the startup chime (apologies if that was obvious to you - you never know). ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Blazkowicz
did you try booting from the CD through open...

did you try booting from the CD through open firmware?

cmd-opt-O-F then enter:

boot cd:9,\\:tbxi

or:

boot cd:9,\System\Library\CoreServices\BootX
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-15-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Blazkowicz
I would say $450+. Anything in the $200's is far...

I would say $450+. Anything in the $200's is far too low for a 1.67GHz PowerBook in good condition.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-15-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Blazkowicz
You can try eBay (but they typically only appear...

You can try eBay (but they typically only appear with a keyboard) or other online retailers such as Herb Johnson at retrotechnology.com.

You can use an RJ-11 cable (those typically found on corded...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-02-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,763
Posted By Blazkowicz
A Color Classic. Color Classic, I hardly knew ye.

A Color Classic. Color Classic, I hardly knew ye.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-25-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,618
Posted By Blazkowicz
It really is worth upgrading to FW, if for no...

It really is worth upgrading to FW, if for no other reason that the ability to boot from it.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-25-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By Blazkowicz
God created man in his own image, but man proved...

God created man in his own image, but man proved to be an imperfect creation. Man will indeed eventually create computing power in his own image; but it too will be imperfect, lacking the unique...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-25-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,576
Posted By Blazkowicz
THX-1138...

THX-1138 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naso7_DFno8)
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-15-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By Blazkowicz
I don't believe Apple handles old equipment at...

I don't believe Apple handles old equipment at all, beyond what it is refurbished for direct sale. It certainly would not hurt to contact them; your correspondence will be read.

If you are in...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,862
Posted By Blazkowicz
$80 is probably cheaper than all of the resellers...

$80 is probably cheaper than all of the resellers when you factor in shipping costs. They didn't make 400 MHz models in 2002 so this is not the original owner. It's probably a decent deal with 768...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-04-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By Blazkowicz
Adopt a Mac.com

I have purchased numerous items from them for years now (first through eBay, then the website), including everything from early 68k Macs for goofing off to eMacs and G4s in use today, all with no...
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