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Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-21-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
Read the reply comments. its clear alot of people...

Read the reply comments. its clear alot of people DONT get it!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
"The other suggestion we have is to make sure...

"The other suggestion we have is to make sure you've got enough memory on hand, especially if you're going to be multitasking heavily or running a lot of non-native applications. The 1GB that these...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
I never said you said the xeons did not share the...

I never said you said the xeons did not share the same memory banks!!
The article said the core 2 duos willbeat the xeons oin memory bandwidth. im well aware they are the same thing appart from the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
read the article. i aim nothing at Apple its...

read the article. i aim nothing at Apple its intels fault.
They are pretty much saying the memory system sux!!
I know they only recommend you install in matched pairs to get dual channel with 2...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
No your wrong dual cpu socket Xeons share the...

No your wrong dual cpu socket Xeons share the shame memory and memory bus. the bus from the ram to the CPUs is the same. opteron have a completly seperate memory banks for each CPU. Do you home work....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
Thank you so much for the info. You saved me from...

Thank you so much for the info. You saved me from making a big mistake.
The MacPro is a serous peice of junk. I dont say that lightly. Its not Apple fault either.
first off all. 8GB/S is the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
Thanks for your Input guys. i would buy a mac...

Thanks for your Input guys.
i would buy a mac pro now if i knew i could fit 8 drives in it (i dont want a external solution or raid) i just want a all in one workstation like I have now.
I have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
Thanks for letting me know you cant SLI SLI...

Thanks for letting me know you cant SLI

SLI is not just for games. in fact all state of the art workstations have SLI because true power users want SLI Quadro's.
The mac pro must not have SLI...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
I know what raid card I want. Im doing video...

I know what raid card I want.

Im doing video editing, motion graphics and sound production.
Thats why I need the Hdds. I at least a 4 disc raid and a single boot disc. not to mention a big...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,653
Posted By london
There is no way my mates Dell is anywhere near as...

There is no way my mates Dell is anywhere near as hot as my MacBook.
I dont care what test you rekon they have done.

I know I have used his Dell.
You can hardly notice the heat on the Dell....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By london
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By london
He ask for the mac pro to be compared to the...

He ask for the mac pro to be compared to the Conroe. So I compared what he wanted.
The Conroe is 64Bit!
Xeons are just a dual cpu capable Conroe with standard 4 mb cache, but can only used FB ECC...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,323
Posted By london
To Mac Pro or not to Mac Pro?

I am thinking about either getting a Mac Pro or an Opteron Workstation.

The Mac Pro is a powerful beast at a good price for a workstation. Iím thinking of getting the 2.6 GHz model.
Iím leaning...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-20-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By london
I am thinking about either getting a Mac Pro or...

I am thinking about either getting a Mac Pro or an Opteron Workstation.

The Mac Pro is a powerful beast at a good price for a workstation. Iím thinking of getting the 2.6 GHz model.
Iím leaning...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By london
MacBook Questions

I just got a MacBook.
I got a mini DVI to DVI to hook upto my widescreen.
What i want to know. Is there a way you to turnoff the laptop screen and just have the external screen on?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,653
Posted By london
My 3 year old 15" Dell is lighter then my...

My 3 year old 15" Dell is lighter then my Macbook. Seriously It's like it has lead in it.
Thanks for the firmware info. I will try that. However it's only 2 weeks old. I thought it would have the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,653
Posted By london
Centrino Duo = Core Duo

Centrino Duo = Core Duo
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,653
Posted By london
I have a Black MacBook and it moos and whines. ...

I have a Black MacBook and it moos and whines.
and it gets friggen really hot. Its a poor design if you ask me.
Yes its fast, beautiful and sexy. But its heavy and It will stop me from having...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By london
I hate the floating panels on Photoshop on the...

I hate the floating panels on Photoshop on the Mac. Click on the wallpaper by mistake and photoshop hides. Half the time I dont know if its open or not. Most new Apps are thankfully not doing that...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-19-2006, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By london
Conroe is a single CPU core 2 Duo for PC. Thats...

Conroe is a single CPU core 2 Duo for PC.
Thats what he asked to be compared. I know you can get dual CPU Xeon PC workstations. But they are not conroe CPU's
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-18-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By london
You mean a single CPU (core 2 duo) PC vs a Dual...

You mean a single CPU (core 2 duo) PC vs a Dual CPU mac pro.

If your just using CS2 and studio 8. You could make make a good 2.6Mzh core 2 duo (conroe) PC for like $2000 AUD. A mac Pro 2,63Mhz...
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