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Forum: Apple Desktops 06-15-2010, 11:29 PM
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Views: 1,287
Posted By Actaeon
Mac Mini as HTPC - Feedback or thoughts?

Hi all,

I've been waiting for Apple to update the Mac Mini and using it as a HTPC. Today is the day! While I wasn't expecting a form factor refresh, I was expecting the new GPU and possibly HDMI....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Actaeon
Practically no difference in gaming between any...

Practically no difference in gaming between any of the 15" Models besides the new $1699 15" MBP without Discrete graphics.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Actaeon
You don't need a Time Capsule to do the Time...

You don't need a Time Capsule to do the Time Machine backup. That is used to do network backups (An Airport Extreme with a HDD attached can also do this, this is my current setup). Personally, I love...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Actaeon
I've read that WD would replace the drives that...

I've read that WD would replace the drives that would do this, and some of the replacements would fix the issue. Since I had everything setup, I didn't bother since the beeping would happen maybe...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Actaeon
I don't know if you'll get much help in trying to...

I don't know if you'll get much help in trying to trick Apple for your mistake.

I sympathize with your situation (I recently lost my Mac as well) but what you're asking us to do is help you with...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By Actaeon
Silly question... how is the battery?

Silly question... how is the battery?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By Actaeon
The logic board went for $400 alone. I'm not sure...

The logic board went for $400 alone. I'm not sure what the going value on these things are (eBay has prices all over the place, depending on condition), I've seen them range from $10 (broken) to $700...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By Actaeon
I had the 500GB 5400RPM WD Scorpio drive on my...

I had the 500GB 5400RPM WD Scorpio drive on my Macbook. It worked just fine, but it did make a funny beeping noise coming out of sleep or upon bootup.

YouTube - Beeping + Clicking WD5000BEVT in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By Actaeon
Thanks all for the suggestions. I ended up...

Thanks all for the suggestions. I ended up finding a buyer for the Logic Board who was going to make a Car PC out of it (or something).

So, no project for me, but its amazing what price Mac...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By Actaeon
Late 2008 Macbook Logic Board - What to do with it?

My Macbook was involved in an incident, and as a laptop, no longer functions.

I've ripped out the logic board out of the unibody casing, hooked up some stuff, and behold, it still boots.

Any...
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