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Forum: Apple Desktops 11-27-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By cgchambers
It is a decent cost difference for just the...

It is a decent cost difference for just the processor increase, as the video card is the same. I went through the same ordeal when looking for mine, but for my wifes uses which are almost identical...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-27-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By cgchambers
oh well. Just wait for a product rev! Thanks for...

oh well. Just wait for a product rev! Thanks for the info guys.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-26-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By cgchambers
Question on 17" MBP Display

Hello all, I was curious if anyone knew if the 17" MacBook Pro's had the LED backlit screen, or if they still use the old style displays.

Thanks for any info you all have to offer.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-26-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,022
Posted By cgchambers
It won't matter if it is wired or wireless. You...

It won't matter if it is wired or wireless. You may have to add the IP of your Mac into the allow section of your firewall on the Windows machine. Good luck.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-26-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,321
Posted By cgchambers
I got my Mac Pro because I am a tinkerer. I love...

I got my Mac Pro because I am a tinkerer. I love adding new drives to the machine, swapping out video cards, etc.

And use of life is incredible. My wife has an old G3 tower that is still running...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By cgchambers
Howdy, Yes your drive size is correct. You...

Howdy,

Yes your drive size is correct. You will always lose a certain percentage of your drive space, not sure if it is due to formatting, partitioning, etc but you will always lose it with...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-23-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By cgchambers
I am an IT manager as well. I switched last...

I am an IT manager as well. I switched last April, and have been very happy with it. I live in a Windows world, I work in a Windows world, which means I am dealing with Windows problems every day. I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,357
Posted By cgchambers
In my opinion, there will always be something...

In my opinion, there will always be something bigger, faster, better out there. I am lucky and with my situation at work I can stay in the latest hardware passing my old hardware along to new...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,487
Posted By cgchambers
I am the same way, and truly did not want to buy...

I am the same way, and truly did not want to buy another PC. I went the Mac Pro route, and just installed Boot Camp. I use Boot Camp to play the PC games, and for EVERYTHING else I use the Mac side....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By cgchambers
I did the same thing with my new Mac Pro, but...

I did the same thing with my new Mac Pro, but please be aware that if you do a clean install of the OS disk while it is a full version you do NOT get the iLife suite with it. The only way to keep the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By cgchambers
I had the same disk with my Mac Pro, and I to am...

I had the same disk with my Mac Pro, and I to am an ex-PC person. I did a clean install only to realize iLife was not on this Leopard disk. So while it is a full OS copy, it does not have the iLife...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By cgchambers
It makes my life easier, and keeps me from hating...

It makes my life easier, and keeps me from hating computers due to constantly repairing them!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,144
Posted By cgchambers
Did you pull the updates from Apples website, or...

Did you pull the updates from Apples website, or were they on the Windows Update site? Having the same issue with my Mac Pro

Thanks!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-14-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,144
Posted By cgchambers
I have worked in IT for about 8 years now, and I...

I have worked in IT for about 8 years now, and I got tired of coming home from work and dealing with yet more PC problems. My wife has always used Mac for her graphics design work so I have had some...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-14-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By cgchambers
The memory is a very simple upgrade, pop out the...

The memory is a very simple upgrade, pop out the battery, three screws, and replace the dimm's. The hard drive however, is most definetley NOT for the faint of heart and will also void your applecare...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-14-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,002
Posted By cgchambers
Definetley a clean install!!! Simple, fast, and...

Definetley a clean install!!! Simple, fast, and effective
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-14-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By cgchambers
I would look at it from a point of diminishing...

I would look at it from a point of diminishing returns. Do you want to invest money in a machine that is 4 years old, when that money can go to a machine that is new and under warranty? Purely your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By cgchambers
Congrads, and enjoy it!!

Congrads, and enjoy it!!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-30-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,556
Posted By cgchambers
2 weeks for my Nano rebate

2 weeks for my Nano rebate
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-30-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,390
Posted By cgchambers
I commute to work on a bicycle everyday, 8 miles...

I commute to work on a bicycle everyday, 8 miles each way and my Timbuk 2 laptop messenger bag has ALWAYS kept my MacBook or MacBook Pro safe and sound. I highly recommend them, yes they are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-20-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By cgchambers
The Seagate Momentus is a great drive, and the...

The Seagate Momentus is a great drive, and the memory is the correct memory, though you can probably find it for less. Newegg is a great supplier, I am using them more and more.

Good luck
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-19-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By cgchambers
It will fit. I bought a 250 for mine, works like...

It will fit. I bought a 250 for mine, works like a champ!!!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-19-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,452
Posted By cgchambers
While it probably is not needed, you will more...

While it probably is not needed, you will more than likely notice a sizeable gain with 2 gigs of memory. My wife is not a power user, but I max all her machines out just like mine, memory is the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-18-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By cgchambers
It is totally a personal choice, my personal...

It is totally a personal choice, my personal preference is the Blackbook
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By cgchambers
Hi Dave 343, I also have been a longtime PC...

Hi Dave 343,

I also have been a longtime PC user/tech etc. I have my MCSE, A+, etc. Using a Mac at home was the best choice I ever made. It just plain works, all the time. I have had zero problems...
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