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    A few new MacPro fall 2019 question

    Dear Gurus,

    regarding MacPro fall 2019:



    Maybe I want to stick with my beautiful NEC monitors.

    Will those connectors remain the same? (DVI-D)
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    hmnm, thinking the SSD in the optical bay, now...

    hmnm, thinking the SSD in the optical bay, now upgraded 10.13.6, was sooo slow,
    I put it in the PCIe (owc) slot. Now it wont even boot.
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    What ever apple uses in their DVD bays I have...

    What ever apple uses in their DVD bays
    I have not done anything to fix that yet.
    This was a SUDDEN change that came
    along with updating to osx 10.13.6 and
    the update SWITCHED my start up drive ...
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    Terrible read/write on fast SSD ???

    I thought I had a pretty good video edit set up but things have been lagging lately.
    The home SSD drive is on a fast dedicated PCIe card, but look at my terrible
    times. Any thoughts?

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    1324...
  5. I might like to plug some SSD's into USB 3 ports?

    I might like to plug some SSD's into USB 3 ports. Got a strategy for that please?
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    terrible write speed on fast SSD?

    I'm running a 250GB OWC SSD in mid-2010 MacPro.
    My write speed is a mere 43 MB/s based on Black Magic speed test.
    50% unused space. What should I do?
    Thanks anyone.

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    i presume there is a way to utilize our supply of...

    i presume there is a way to utilize our supply of eSATA's with the cylinder mac?
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    mac pro cylinder

    Dear Gurus,
    Is anyone using the new Mac Pro cylinder? What is the common buzz on that please? I have Mac Pro 2009 and I like it, but how long can it last?
    Thanks,
    Steve Z denver
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    a great place to go is video card upgrade? i...

    a great place to go is video card upgrade?
    i guess you are on the cylinder mac? Waddya think?
    I hope my 4,1 has sufficient enough life left.
    Ever heard the general life expectancy?
    I work it...
  10. external SATA speed loss vs. internal hook ups?

    I have one of your eSATA burly boxes from way back. Right now they hold back up volumes. Meanwhile in the Mac Pro 2009, 2 bays are devoted to 250GB each scratch raid zero. I would like to switch...
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    video card enhancement?

    I have early 2009 (Nahelem?) Mac 2x2.26 quad core xeon
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 512 MB

    Since I am not sold on the cylinder Mac, I'd like to enhance this set up.
    Would bumping up the graphics card...
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    Good, what's the target price range for the 2d...

    Good, what's the target price range for the 2d option do you think? This would be 2, 4 or 6 drive bay, something like that?
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    SATA to new mac pro

    Will there be a way to hook up all our eSATA drives to the new mac?
    http://www.apple.com/mac-pro/
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    why doesnt my log in here get me thru the...

    why doesnt my log in here get me thru the shopping cart?
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    what if i dont care much about speed, just...

    what if i dont care much about speed, just reliability?
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    internal HDD sata recommendations please?

    So what are the sata drives of choice these days cuz suddenly I am in the market.
    Thanks anyone
    Best,
    Steve z
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    TTP & drive corruption; all my stuff !!

    ok, i ran the TTP (TechToolPro) sector test on a relatively little used 2TB WD caviar green sata drive which just holds my life's worth of digital photos, no OS. After 10 hours 80% thru, it reported...
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    does tech tool pro offer any value, use?

    Do you folks see any good or harm come from using tech tool pro on these xeon macs OSX?
  19. Very good thank you. Well, thankfully so far i...

    Very good thank you.
    Well, thankfully so far i have not experienced even a hint
    of performance anxiety with the full resolution 30" display
    and the 512 Vram oem. Recall I'm all about Photoshop...
  20. What are the signs of v card inadequacy? Will...

    What are the signs of v card inadequacy?
    Will iStat reveal anything useful?
    I use iMovie & and Photoshop Suite.
    Thanks Rick.
  21. Could you perhaps characterize that a little...

    Could you perhaps characterize that a little better for me cuz I bet graphics cards are expensive, but I'd make the jump if I could sense the improvement. I got 16GB of tower RAM so of course i hope...
  22. what will a new graphics card do please? now...

    what will a new graphics card do please?
    now its 512 vram stock
  23. Is there any promise or rumor for new mac towers?

    also, how more powerful is the current family of towers vs. the earlier multi-cores, say ~2009.
    thanks,
    steve z
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    thank you !

    thank you !
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    Thank you rwm, says native resolution = 2560 x...

    Thank you rwm,
    says native resolution = 2560 x 1600
    what else?
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