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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Dieter3
"Best" Monitor in the $1000 range?

Ladies and Gents,

Looking for monitor advice.

Recently attempted to connect a Dell UP3214Q UHD monitor to a MacPro 5,1 w/NVIDIA QuadroK5000 - no problems! Monitor drives just fine, BUT only at...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Dieter3
A bargain basement price......:) It's more...

A bargain basement price......:) It's more expensive, therefore it must be better........:D.... Yeah.....



Good article! And showing that the GTX680 seems to consistently outperform the K5000...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Dieter3
"BEST" Graphics Card for 2010/12 MacPro

I don't even know what that means, and I'm not a graphics expert - but looking for the best graphics card I can find for a MacPro - not for gaming - crunching numbers and complex rendering.

Is...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Dieter3
Have purchased 3 refurb iMacs for my workplace...

Have purchased 3 refurb iMacs for my workplace over the past year - PERFECT. It's like, what was refurbed? These all looked 100% new and acted like it. I kind of expected to find scuffs, or little...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
And the answer is NO - they are not!

And the answer is NO - they are not!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
Not sure. My set is at work, I'll have to check...

Not sure. My set is at work, I'll have to check tomorrow and see. Magnetic is DEFINITELY handy though.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,063
Posted By Dieter3
True, Amazon is also a good source for all kinds...

True, Amazon is also a good source for all kinds of things. I've never had an issue with them, though I have never ordered a computer. That said, I'd have full confidence in Amazon to do so and I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
I'm definitely not gonna make a claim to fully...

I'm definitely not gonna make a claim to fully understand the various "groups" in UNIX, their permissions, and how all that is figured - but from what I gather the "Wheel" group has to do with...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
Well, don't write things off just yet. Have...

Well, don't write things off just yet.

Have you tried safe booting the machine? If not, try it - you might get lucky enough to clear out the gremlins causing the issue. Based on the way you're...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Dieter3
I've had really good luck with the OWC Mercury...

I've had really good luck with the OWC Mercury line of SSDs.

For conventional drives I'm very partial to the Hitachi line, which I guess have been bought by WD, but are still made at the same...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
O.K., so let me keep this straight - New...

O.K., so let me keep this straight -

New processors installed, but all drives disconnected - No Change.

What did you do between that, and getting it to start booting again? Did you swap the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Dieter3
This concerns me a bit. It should not really have...

This concerns me a bit. It should not really have needed finessing. It should have been a straight forward fit. :Oops:



What he said. ;)
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
Yes, probably best to return the machine to the...

Yes, probably best to return the machine to the most original configuration when the problem was occurring rather than make additional changes during the issue! (Hence the processor thing).

Pull...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-29-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
Glad to help! Keep us posted on the repair and...

Glad to help! Keep us posted on the repair and all.
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Dieter3
Yes, really only the MacPro is CPU upgradable in...

Yes, really only the MacPro is CPU upgradable in any practical way. Depending on what you are doing, memory can play a huge roll in the speed of a machine, both amount and clock speed of the memory....
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Dieter3
It should fit. I know they look a little weird,...

It should fit. I know they look a little weird, but it should connect in the same general fashion. How does it not fit, too wide, or what?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Dieter3
Oh, there's quite a bit you can do really. ...

Oh, there's quite a bit you can do really.

Internal storage space of course is a big one. The 4 built-in bay give an elegant, cable-less way of putting quite a bit of storage capacity into a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
Gotcha. I thought you at least got a monitor...

Gotcha. I thought you at least got a monitor signal up to the processor replacement.

Pull all of the drives and anything else that might be connected to the other onboard SATA connectors (if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
I'd be surprised if it didn't. The set includes...

I'd be surprised if it didn't. The set includes T4, T5, T6, T8, and T10. I don't know the exact size of the screws, but it'll be one of these. You should be able to hunt down the actual size on...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-28-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By Dieter3
O.K., so just in case the processors are being...

O.K., so just in case the processors are being weird on you, can you swap the originals back in, and try booting again (or have you done this already?) to see if the screen comes back to just the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
Is it hex or torx? In any case, I bought a "Smart...

Is it hex or torx? In any case, I bought a "Smart Phone Repair Kit", see here on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Olympia-Tools-88-670-15-Piece-Repair/dp/B008CLO7Q2

I have been able to disassemble...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-27-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By Dieter3
You should not theoretically need a software fix...

You should not theoretically need a software fix to adjust the fans - it seems like something is happening over time, worsening. The one thing you can be guaranteed of happening over time is more and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-27-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Dieter3
Wow. Sounds like there are good deals to be had...

Wow. Sounds like there are good deals to be had in your area! Take your time for sure, explore your options. But if you can grab a MacPro for low dollars, definitely consider it.

My MBP must be...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-27-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Dieter3
They are repairable, they just vary by the degree...

They are repairable, they just vary by the degree of the PITA that they are to repair! Other World Computing has good videos on doing various things to various Macs including the iMac. If you don't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By Dieter3
Assuming you can disassemble the external drive...

Assuming you can disassemble the external drive case and that it is a 2.5" drive, put that drive into the laptop to definitively prove it is the drive - if it can't see the drive at that point, you...
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