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    A reader at XLR8yourmac.com has reported that...

    A reader at XLR8yourmac.com has reported that FirmTek has a solution for those of us with Deep Sleep problems, but it requires swapping the existing card for a modified version =(
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    see if you can grab yourself a 7410 based g4 550,...

    see if you can grab yourself a 7410 based g4 550, which with a little bit of fan cooling (Gurus has a good solution for this) you can clock to 600Mhz on a 100Mhz bus in the B&W. I wouldnt recommend...
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    NVRAM also stores some nifty stuff. Its where the...

    NVRAM also stores some nifty stuff. Its where the OS also stores bootargs.

    From the Terminal (instead of via OpenFirmware)
    to see what is in the NVRAM:
    nvram -p

    to set number of cpus (X = #...
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    Is it worth it? since the G5 has physical room...

    Is it worth it? since the G5 has physical room for only two HDs, and the motherboard supports two SATA drives, is getting a SATA card really worth it?
    Personally, I think it is worth it for the MDD,...
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    from my own experience, I'd recommend a R9000...

    from my own experience, I'd recommend a R9000 Pro, but since you have a Sawtooth, you would do better to shop around for an 8500, since the ADC port of the 9000 won't work in the Sawtooth (IIRC)
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    And if you are feeling really daring ...

    And if you are feeling really daring

    http://www.geocities.com/jrechel/

    Mezzanine to PCI?
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    Sounds like maybe you lost one of the electron...

    Sounds like maybe you lost one of the electron guns inside the monitor. Mine did this once, only everything was tinted yellow.
  8. I'm pretty sure you will need the MPEG2 decoder...

    I'm pretty sure you will need the MPEG2 decoder daughter card to watch dvds with that video card. If you can get your hands on a Radeon 7000, that will play DVDs once you get a DVD-ROM drive. Sorry I...
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    What system version are you runnning? Are you...

    What system version are you runnning? Are you sure it is a mac card (a fair number of flashed cards on ebay these days)
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    The rev.1 IDE problem is kind of a pain, but with...

    The rev.1 IDE problem is kind of a pain, but with the addition of an ATA card, or a SATA card, you can put quite a bit of storage into those enclosures. If you cant afford to dish out for a new...
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    have you tried using apple's 1.1 firmware update?...

    have you tried using apple's 1.1 firmware update? maybe that would restore your firmware to the point where the G4 enabler would recognize it?
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    Though I hesitate to recommend any other hardware...

    Though I hesitate to recommend any other hardware vendor...if you want to find something budget like that, there is always OWC's clearance page...old ZIFs that people traded in when they bought a new...
  13. Well, im not to sure about doing audio work on...

    Well, im not to sure about doing audio work on it, as old world macs have flakey sound support via Xpostfacto. I wouldnt recommend it personally for anything heavier than playing music via iTunes,...
  14. I think the point being that *Adaptec* doesnt...

    I think the point being that *Adaptec* doesnt support those cards in any machine past the B&W, nor do they support them in OS X. The OEM models that shipped from apple should work in the machines...
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    You might wish to look at some PC CPU fans... I...

    You might wish to look at some PC CPU fans... I think a K6 or K7 heatsink with fan might just clip on, if the ZIF socket on your carrier card is the same size as the ZIF socket on the B&W. At first I...
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    Well, I would say that you should ask Apple to...

    Well, I would say that you should ask Apple to have it fixed...its a QA issue. I wouldnt recommend trying to fix it yourself, since doing coax cables that small is a real pain in the you know what....
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    What style of CPU upgrade? ZIF, Processor Slot or...

    What style of CPU upgrade? ZIF, Processor Slot or Carrier Card and in what computer?
  18. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by rwm:
    The bottle neck problems, data I/O, PCI bridge... Then does the "PCI G4 Yikes" have the same...
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    Thanks to everyone who responded...I've got one...

    Thanks to everyone who responded...I've got one on the way thanks to dewill http://forums.macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
    So I can start working on the drivers once it gets here and...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by TZ:
    By the looks of things on ATI web site, the Mac is due for some new cards, the 7000 is looking like...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by rwm:
    _That is insane!_ $500+ bucks? Whats up with the VooDoo 5/6000. What is it? Can't be a "normal"...
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    ahh..yes, the Voodoo5 6000...grunty little thing...

    ahh..yes, the Voodoo5 6000...grunty little thing isnt it? Just remember...that was 2-3 years ago. I'd be willing to put money on the fact that that card would thrash nearly any card made today.
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    Well, I lost my bid on eBay, and the other card I...

    Well, I lost my bid on eBay, and the other card I saw there wont ship outside the US. So if anyone has a spare they can live without =)
  24. Just something for everyone to be aware...

    Just something for everyone to be aware of...while most PCI cards are backwards compatible (a 66Mhz card should run at 33Mhz in a 33Mzz slot, if it is keyed correctly, and a 64bit card will work in a...
  25. If you accept that the PCI throughput on the B&W...

    If you accept that the PCI throughput on the B&W is going to be limited with either one or two cards because of the way it is designed (thats how I understand it, I could be wrong) then maybe you...
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