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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By poopieboy
Yeah I was kind of worried about that. I didn't...

Yeah I was kind of worried about that. I didn't realize the price of 500GB 7200rpm HDDs had gone down so much. $75 is a no-brainer to me.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-07-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By poopieboy
So a lot of research i've done via this link and...

So a lot of research i've done via this link and google seems to suggest that SSD is a pretty big leap over HDD in terms of speed on a Macbook and not that big of a difference on a Windows machine.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By poopieboy
Decide my Hard Drive upgrade on my MBP

I am upgrading the hard drive on my MBP and I have narrowed my decision down to two options and they could not be any more different..

Should I get a 64GB SSD or a 500GB 7200rpm HDD??

Here are...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-25-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By poopieboy
I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on my 13"...

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on my 13" MBP and I also don't have Aero working. Then again, I have not installed the bootcamp drivers from my Leopard Install DVD. Does this have anything to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,734
Posted By poopieboy
Base model has 2gb of RAM and a 160gb HD. Oh, and...

Base model has 2gb of RAM and a 160gb HD. Oh, and I'm from Earth.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-18-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By poopieboy
Disclaimer: I have not installed the Bootcamp...

Disclaimer: I have not installed the Bootcamp drivers from a OS X boot disc (I don't have one on me)

The sound does not work, I have tried the Realtek drivers, but still no sound. My trackpad is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-18-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,734
Posted By poopieboy
Pros: The apple built hardware on this laptop...

Pros:
The apple built hardware on this laptop is way ahead of its time. Everything that has to do with the exterior of the laptop is great. Fantastic keyboard, trackpad, screen, casing, everything....
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-14-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,552
Posted By poopieboy
I'm running a 64bit version of Windows 7 on my...

I'm running a 64bit version of Windows 7 on my MBP and it only has 2GB of RAM. It runs smoothly and perfectly.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-14-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By poopieboy
How should we be able to do this? I'm curious...

How should we be able to do this? I'm curious too.. I also have Windows 7 installed on my MBP
Forum: Archival Forum 10-09-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,496
Posted By poopieboy
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3524/3994419915_639...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3524/3994419915_639068557b_o.png

I made this desktop myself by putting together the covers of some of my favorite New Order singles and albums.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-08-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,224
Posted By poopieboy
Google "IK Multimedia". For it to sound even...

Google "IK Multimedia". For it to sound even remotely close to real, you will need a decent guitar and a decent interface (this is the device that takes your guitar signal and sends it to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-07-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,224
Posted By poopieboy
I'm not talking about filters, or even making the...

I'm not talking about filters, or even making the song better, I'm talking about instrumental plugins such as:

http://www.softpedia.com/screenshots/Amplitube_1.png

or
...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-07-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,614
Posted By poopieboy
You need to buy a recording interface. Prices...

You need to buy a recording interface. Prices range from $50 to $30,000 depending on what you want to do, really. A recording interface is a device that lets you plug in XLR connections (mic cable),...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,131
Posted By poopieboy
You should only calibrate your battery once a...

You should only calibrate your battery once a month or so. And don't let the battery run down so low. If you can keep it at 100% about 1/3rd of the time and keep it above 40% the other 2/3rds of the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-06-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,224
Posted By poopieboy
For everyone asking why you would ever need 8gb...

For everyone asking why you would ever need 8gb of RAM, if you make music on your mac, you would know.

There are many applications that require tons of RAM, from my personal experience, I can talk...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-05-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,623
Posted By poopieboy
Here's a great link for anyone wondering what...

Here's a great link for anyone wondering what hard drive to pick:

Next-Gen 7,200 RPM Notebook Hard Drives : Notebook Hard Drives Reach 90 MB/s - Review Tom's Hardware...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-30-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By poopieboy
I have used mac's all my life.. and before I...

I have used mac's all my life.. and before I bought my new MBP I seriously debated getting a PC too.

It all comes down to the operating system. Tech specs can be upgraded, and tech specs will...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-30-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By poopieboy
The readings are based on what you are doing...

The readings are based on what you are doing right at the moment. Therefore, a reading of 7:33 would only be completely accurate if you kept running the macbook at the same brightness using the same...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-29-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By poopieboy
Those time readings you get on the menu bar...

Those time readings you get on the menu bar aren't really all that accurate, so I'm hoping you're saying you get 7:33 because you actually timed it.

When I take my 13" MBP to school, I use...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,684
Posted By poopieboy
I looked at iFixit. I printed out pictures of the...

I looked at iFixit. I printed out pictures of the guide to replacing it and already have a system for remembering which screw goes where. I'm asking if this is for sure the fan for my computer..
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,726
Posted By poopieboy
Mac Mini won't start up.. sorta?

Okay, So I have a Mac mini PPC that I gave to my Mom so she could start learning how to use a computer.

It is an Apple Mac Mini 1.42GHz SuperDrive (M9971LL/B, M9687LL/A, A1103)

So one day my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,684
Posted By poopieboy
Fan replacement

Okay, I am going to ask a few questions, but first I'll tell you where I am at right now:

I have a Macbook whose fan is being extremely noisy. I downloaded smcfancontrol and realized the fanspeed...
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