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    Bummer! I have one, a great machine, but it's...

    Bummer! I have one, a great machine, but it's been sitting idle because it needs the voodoo fix (won't start up) but other than that, it's fine. Just haven't gotten around to fixing it because I've...
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    This, this and more this. I have my internal...

    This, this and more this.

    I have my internal HD bays full. My original boot drive (a WD raptor) lasted all of six months, IMO fried because of the heat.
    I no longer run my MacPro with the side...
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    That's a big image! ...

    That's a big image!

    http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/4009/imagesize.jpg

    Photoshop is all about RAM. How much RAM does your system have?
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    I checked out both pretty extensively earlier...

    I checked out both pretty extensively earlier this year. I went with Fusion because the user forums at Parallels were fuming and complaining. Never a good sign.

    I run XP Pro using Fusion and have...
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    I had a 150 gig raptor in my MacPro that lasted...

    I had a 150 gig raptor in my MacPro that lasted exactly six months before dying of spontaneous combustion. I've since replaced it with a 300 gig Velociraptor. And I ONLY run my system with the side...
  6. FYI- The 10.6.2 update supposedly fixes this...

    FYI- The 10.6.2 update supposedly fixes this problem. (Can't confirm, as I never use guest accounts or had data vaporized by OSX)

    Here's what's new in this update-

    About Mac OS X v10.6.2 Update...
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    Sticky: Yikes! It's 480 megs!!

    Yikes! It's 480 megs!!
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    Really? I've been using the same Airport base...

    Really? I've been using the same Airport base station since 2003 (the UFO). I've never had a minute's worth of trouble with it, so I've never looked into upgrading. Should I look at getting a new...
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    Poll: Since 2001, I've had- 1) A DA dual 533 MHz g4...

    Since 2001, I've had-

    1) A DA dual 533 MHz g4 tower. A friggin workhorse.
    2) An iBook G3 15" laptop (white). Another, seemingly indestructible piece of Apple hardware. I even dropped it onto a...
  10. 10.6.1

    I installed the 10.6.1 update. Didn't notice anything special, except that the things I listed in my previous post are still broken. :(

    Not strictly OT, but itunes released version 9. There's an...
  11. Thread: screen capture

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    Screen captures? I use the commands...

    Screen captures? I use the commands "command+shift+3" to capture the entire screen, and "command+shift+4" to do a screen shot of a selected area (it gives you a marquee to drag around the portion of...
  12. I've noticed a couple strange things with Snow...

    I've noticed a couple strange things with Snow Leopard....

    I have Vista Ultimate x64 installed in a bootcamp partition on my boot drive, which shows up as s separate icon on the desktop when I...
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    I know this thread is a bit old. Hopefully you...

    I know this thread is a bit old. Hopefully you still check in....

    I have worked at many companies that store everything on servers (visual effects companies) and aside from the performance hit you...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Replacement trays for MacPro internal HDs

    Hi there,
    I have several different hard drives lying around, and occasionally need to
    slip one of them into my Mac Pro. The 4 internal bays are all full, so when
    I need to insert a new drive, I...
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    Thanks for the tip! I didn't think of that....:o ...

    Thanks for the tip! I didn't think of that....:o

    I used to think I was fairly Mac-savvy, but that was in the days pre-OS X.
    Even though I've worked on macs quite a bit, this new Macpro is...
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    installing 3rd party apps on non-OS drive

    Hi all,
    I've recently got a new Macpro and am trying to be smart about how I initially set it up.
    I've got the OS (10.5.4) by itself on a Raptor 150 gb drive. And I'm going to use a Seagate 750 gb...
  18. I love this site! Where else can you find this...

    I love this site! Where else can you find this info??

    I have a 533 mhz DP DA G4, that I bought new in 2001 and it has worked flawlessly ever since..... until recently. I had left it alone, shut...
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    Eric, Thanks for the reply! I was despairing...

    Eric,
    Thanks for the reply! I was despairing over Macdrive, which seemed like the ideal solution until I looked at their website and saw that they didn't support 64 bit versions of Windows. But I...
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    Scratch disks for PS in Bootcamp

    Hi y'all,
    Thanks Ricks, for your advice on hard drives for my new MacPro.
    I have a question that might confound y'all, and I need advice....

    OK, so here's the deal. Photoshop CS4 is coming this...
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    Hey Rick, I had another question on these same...

    Hey Rick,
    I had another question on these same lines. I'm currently in the market for a new MacPro system for Photoshop use. I'm looking at one of the Raptor drives for internal scratch disk use,...
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