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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By Cableaddict
HEy, I found an ACTUAL fix for Lion. It's...

HEy, I found an ACTUAL fix for Lion.

It's detailed here: Enable "save as" and disable autosave in OS X Lion | ITworld...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-27-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,972
Posted By Cableaddict
FWIW- I've recently discovered that...

FWIW-

I've recently discovered that "Aiseesoft Video Converter for Mac" does a great job of directly converting .MTS files. You can choose rom a large variety of output formats & resolutions, the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-10-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Cableaddict
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-10-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Cableaddict
Can I defeat the boot password?

It's a small thing, but I can't stand having to enter my password just to boot my Mac.

I like to hit the button, then go make a cup of coffee.

With My G5 and Leopard, I never had to enter a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-10-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
Yes, very simple if you're willing to use only...

Yes, very simple if you're willing to use only one backup drive.

Not me, thanks!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
I don't, because I don't have a convenient...

I don't, because I don't have a convenient off-site location. I keep the other drives in a large fireproof safe. No real worries, and they are right there when I need them.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
I guess that's one way to deal with it, though...

I guess that's one way to deal with it, though it's slightly less elegant than a fully automated incremental backup.
I must agmit, I don't fully grasp all the small details on this whole topic. It...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
I believe you are correct. the problem is, I...

I believe you are correct.

the problem is, I don't think there's any other way to do it with Time Machine. It seems to expect to see the SAME backup drive all the time. When you pop in an...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
That's what I had expected, but that was NOT how...

That's what I had expected, but that was NOT how it worked for me. I'm an audio pro & so have a LOT of data. I was using three 2-TB backup drives for my start drive & one data drive, & that data...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-08-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,532
Posted By Cableaddict
Good Lord, have you folks seen THIS: ...

Good Lord, have you folks seen THIS:

Macintosh Performance Guide: Mountain Lion ? 'Save As' Back, But Overwrites the Original File!...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-08-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Cableaddict
What I suggest is that you stop calling the new...

What I suggest is that you stop calling the new drive a backup drive.

If that's the only place you are storing your photos, then it's a data disk, NOT a backup! You'd want at least one actual...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-08-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Cableaddict
Tech Tool Pro should also do the trick, and...

Tech Tool Pro should also do the trick, and personally I prefer it to Disk Warrior as it does more. Both are worth having, though, as sometimes a bad drive can only be fixed with one or the other....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-07-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Sticky: The SSD Thread
Views: 7,238
Posted By Cableaddict
HEY, I'm Back. This was really bugging me, so I...

HEY, I'm Back. This was really bugging me, so I re-checked with my mid-level source at Apple, and also sent a specific query to DigiLloyd. They both concurred that, except in very rare cases,
...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Cableaddict
Excellent, thanks! That means I also don't...

Excellent, thanks!

That means I also don't have to store a ton of larger data until it's actually needed.
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
FWIW, THIS MAY BE MY NEW PLAN: I was...

FWIW, THIS MAY BE MY NEW PLAN:

I was going to eventually get a 240 GB Accelsior PCIe SSD card, for my primary video / Photoshop editing. These will do ~ 762 MB/sec.

The problem I have...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
HEY, WAIT A MINUTE: I decided to do a little...

HEY, WAIT A MINUTE:

I decided to do a little more checking on that 6G issue. According to the following Bare Feats test, a PCIe eSata card does NOT go through the Mac's Sata II controller, and is...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
Of course, but very often a system will have...

Of course, but very often a system will have various bottlenecks, rendering "the fastest" this or that unnecessary. For instance, did you know that drive speed has almost no bearing on Photoshop...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
Woah! I just checked with OWC, and it seems...

Woah! I just checked with OWC, and it seems this is true. (thanks!)

- Although I find it rather puzzling: Why does a PCIe sata III card have to go through the internal Sata II controller? I...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
Not quite, but that's a very nice enclosure for...

Not quite, but that's a very nice enclosure for the money!
Here's why not: It's not a raid enclosure (just raid capable, meaning it recognizes the "port multiplier" protocol, and the card I linked...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Cableaddict
Thanks, Micro. I just read a DigiLloyd...

Thanks, Micro.

I just read a DigiLloyd article where he considers 24 GB the minimum for both FCP and (surprisingly) Photoshop. - though I imagine the latter is only when doing bulk conversion of...
Forum: Movies and Video 09-07-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Cableaddict
Bump. Anyone?

Bump.

Anyone?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-05-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 50
Sticky: The SSD Thread
Views: 7,238
Posted By Cableaddict
I guess you just like to argue. Have fun,...

I guess you just like to argue.

Have fun, I'm done with this thread. I just hope others here realize that the emperor has no clothes.
Forum: Movies and Video 09-05-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Cableaddict
Bump. Anyone? I need to place an order...

Bump.

Anyone? I need to place an order asap. I REALLY need some advice here.

(This forum doesn't seem to have much traffic.)
Forum: Movies and Video 09-05-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By Cableaddict
Does anyone have an answer to my original...

Does anyone have an answer to my original question?

I badly need to order a couple of new drives, and money's tight. Surely someone has tried both?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-04-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Sticky: The SSD Thread
Views: 7,238
Posted By Cableaddict
No, it isn't. The various online tech sites test...

No, it isn't. The various online tech sites test things like this constantly. Every single area of performance is looked into with careful benchmarks, yet application speed on a SSD boot drive has...
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