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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-01-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By d_rock
Thanks Kash. Yeah, just looking for low...

Thanks Kash.

Yeah, just looking for low settings here.

Smooth fps though? Don't need a high FPS, just smooth enough for enjoyable gameplay.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-01-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By d_rock
Can you play games on the current MB line?

Hi,

Selling my MBP soon, going to buy a refurbed Macbook, the current ones with 140mb of VRAM

Question: I know the MB has an onboard video chipset, can it run games like World of Warcraft...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-01-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By d_rock
I got the last MBP model to have a DX9 card, they...

I got the last MBP model to have a DX9 card, they started adding the Nvidia DX10 card with the Santa Rosa chips.

That's a really good idea, I'll look up the refurb price, take off some money (it...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-31-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By d_rock
Thanks D3v1l80y, I was actually unsure of which...

Thanks D3v1l80y, I was actually unsure of which forum to put it in, thanks for moving it =)

And thanks for the reply mac747, I was thinking the AppleCare would help...I really wish I could get...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-31-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By d_rock
Need help/advice on selling a MacBook Pro...

I really need some advice on this, and I thought this would be the best place to come to.

I bought a MacBook Pro 2.33ghz Core 2 Duo a month or so after they came out and was initially happy with...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-27-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By d_rock
Figured it out, It was bundled with Adobe...

Figured it out,

It was bundled with Adobe Bridge CS3.

Uninstalled.

Wow, that was annoying.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-27-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By d_rock
How did Opera get on my Mac?!

Okay, strangest thing just happened...

Opera has set itself as the default app for several extensions...
BUT I NEVER DOWNLOADED OR INSTALLED IT.

And when I search for it in Spotlight, it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-07-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
Haha, thanks Geeky1, You know, it's funny...

Haha, thanks Geeky1,

You know, it's funny how I took a year of college Chemistry but all I can remember is equation after equation...very few of the concepts actually stuck in my head, but all the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-07-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
Aren't the XPS's a little bit thicker in form...

Aren't the XPS's a little bit thicker in form factor? I ask because I think they have more traditional ventilation as opposed to the MBP's method.

I think given the MBP form factor, Aluminum...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
Hey Mel, thanks for the great reply. My MBP...

Hey Mel, thanks for the great reply.

My MBP is about 10 months old, and I've used it for many things including DVD authoring and video editing...and it's performed wonderfully...I think my problem...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
The edges on a MBP are deadly. Try playing...

The edges on a MBP are deadly.

Try playing World of Warcraft for a half hour and you'll find little indented lines on your skin where your arms were resting by the trackpad.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
OH! Another thing, Does anyone else's AC...

OH! Another thing,

Does anyone else's AC charger get really HOT!?

I mean, painful-to-touch hot?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
I use a Bluetooth mouse as of right now (A...

I use a Bluetooth mouse as of right now (A Kensington si670, about 40 bucks, I highly recommend it)

Getting an external keyboard sounds like a good idea as well!

That way when I'm sitting at my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,895
Posted By d_rock
Using my MBP makes me sweaty and uncomfortable =(

Hey guys,

Does anyone else feel discouraged to really use their MBP for 'professional' type things?

I feel like I can't do anything...converting video, playing games...because the heat...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By d_rock
Thanks for the advice kaidomac, that mouse looks...

Thanks for the advice kaidomac, that mouse looks good.

But here's an odd question...does it have a nice 'click' on the buttons?? I'm super picky about these things, and it has to have a nice...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By d_rock
Do you find the right-click easy to use on a...

Do you find the right-click easy to use on a Mighty Mouse?

I've never seen them as easy to use as a standard mouse, and for gaming you really need a solid left and right click.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By d_rock
Bluetooth mouse lags too much, any suggestions?

I bought this Kensington bluetooth mouse for my MacBook Pro:
http://us.kensington.com/html/12635.html

The mouse seems great except for one little problem...
the movement-to-cursor is just a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By d_rock
Good points everyone. I'll wait and see how...

Good points everyone.

I'll wait and see how the DX10 games work out. I'm mostly just looking forward to Hellgate: London, http://www.hellgatelondon.com which is by the guys who made Diablo and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By d_rock
Anyone upgrade from C2D to SR?

Hello everyone,

I've got one of the 15" 2.33 C2D models...about 6 months old...and it's a great system, no doubt about it, but I've been cringing over some of the upgrades in the new Santa Rosa...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-10-2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,708
Posted By d_rock
Hi ridge, I don't want to use that CoolBook...

Hi ridge,

I don't want to use that CoolBook app...I don't think it's a good idea to mess witrh CPU voltage.

That article was informative...

My problem is that my notebook USED to be cooler...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-10-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,776
Posted By d_rock
My AC charger and MBP have both been hotter than...

My AC charger and MBP have both been hotter than usual.

I'm not 100% sure it's due to the update, but I'm betting it is.

Is it possible to downgrade?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-09-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,708
Posted By d_rock
Thanks for the reply cwa. So...although I am...

Thanks for the reply cwa.

So...although I am still not pleased with the intermittence of the heat problem...I got rid of Fan Control and have been monitoring the CPU heat and fan speed with the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-09-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,708
Posted By d_rock
Heat issue went away...then came back

MacBook Pro 15", 2.33ghz, latest updates, 3 months old

So when I first got the MBP I had some concerns about the heat like most people. I installed Fan Control, set the base speed to 2000 rpm,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-28-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By d_rock
Thanks for the insight Zoolook. Don't get me...

Thanks for the insight Zoolook.

Don't get me wrong, I love the OS and am very happy with the system. There are just a lot of times where I look at the screen and go "Huh? Shouldn't that be part...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-27-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By d_rock
Oh really? That's good to know. So I could just...

Oh really? That's good to know. So I could just make my regular account the Admin and delete the other account?
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