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    667 vs 800 MHz

    Rick,

    Thanks very much for the rapid response! I realize I got confused by the G5 PowerPC and Intel macs, so thanks for the clarification. I know poor quality RAM can cause havoc with a mac,...
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    Intel MacPro memory compatibility

    I have a question about the PC3200 667 and PC6400 800 memory sticks - are they compatible on a 2007 intel MacPro?

    I'm looking for 4 GB sticks, and saw the ones in the MacGuru store (saying they...
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    All Sorted now!

    OK all,

    Thanks for the responses! I've since used the CD to install the drivers, added the card to the PCI slot, hooked up the drives, and voila! It all works!

    The CD came with English...
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    Another classic RTFM moment...

    So,

    I'm going thru the SATA card website, and then I notice that there are links to the manuals for different cards, the one I have among them. The product description page has details regarding...
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    SATA Card & QS 2002

    Rick,

    Well, no driver was required for the AGP machine - I just plugged it in, attached the drives, and they mounted no problems. Fearing I might have done something to the card while moving it...
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    Quicksilver, 1TB drives, & SATA card

    Hello,

    I have a dual 1 GHz Quicksilver (2002) with 1.5 GB RAM, that I decided to upgrade with 2 1 TB drives hooked up to a SATA card. Now this card and the drives have been mounted in a G4 AGP...
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    10.4.10 pretty slow on B&W

    I've got a B&W G4600 with PCI card supporting two Harddrives (a 120 & 40 GB) with a 40 GB as the Bootdisk. I also have the Mac ATI Radeon 9200 video card.

    Opening and closing apps (iTunes,...
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    PCI Card? Got it!

    Biggles, thanks. I just picked one up, and I'll be using it for the 120 GB drive. All I need now is a flat cable to connect the drive to the PCI card... (I always forget <i>something</i>...).
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    On-board FW ports on B&W dead

    I had also run into trouble with the FW ports after updating to 10.4.9 I tried looking in the system profiler for the FW bus, and got nothing - completely blank for the FW bus. Tried the combo...
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    update...

    The time/date settings were preserved. I went ahead and began reformatting the 120 GB (Samsung) drive into 2 partitions: a 70 GB where I will install OSX 10.4 and a 40 GB where I'll try installing...
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    Thanks!

    Macaholic & Brane... I'll check the B&W when I get home from work to see if the date/time settings were preserved. If no, then I'll go to Akihabara tomorrow and pick up a new PRAM battery.

    Thanks...
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    Thanks for the heads up on internal SATA

    Thanks, I'm currently debating whether to go with a PCI card or SATA. I may just decide to just leave the one 120 GB drive and reformat that as the boot disk and be done with it. I just hate seeing...
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    Macaholic

    I read the firmware update you linked to, and I don't remember/I'm not sure if I installed it or not... However, while the page says: <blockquote>It is not necessary to install this on a Macintosh...
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    Thanks for all the great feedback!

    I ran down to the local electronics store, and was told I'd have a 7-10 wait for a new battery! Decided to wait until I this weekend until I could get down to Akihabara. I don't have the drive...
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    Bad cable? Bad PRAM Battery?

    I'm going to pick-up a new PRAM battery, but I wonder if the cable from the motherboard to the HDs is bad? I can feel the drives spin up, so they're getting power...

    So the primary ATA controller...
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    hmmm, yes...

    So the ATA controller for the CD drive is different? I was thinking that since I could boot off the installation disk that the ATA controller *might* not be at fault...

    But, that's what I was...
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    B&W G3 HD won't boot

    I have a (rev.1) B&W G3 with 1 GB RAM, a G4 600 Daystar CPU, a Toshiba DVD player/CD burner, with 3 internal HDs. I had been using OSX 10.3 (as I recall). The machine had been sitting for over 1...
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    Thanks a lot!

    This is the kind of thing that makes these fora so fantastic. Now I just have to see about getting one here in Tokyo...

    Looks like a great device, and will commence the hunt forthwith.
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    Ethernet bridge adaptor

    I'm looking at making a home network with my Powerbook G4 and B&W G4 (daystar cpu). Currently, I'm using Aiport express to connect the powerbook to the net, and since I'm bringing the B&W home from...
  20. Thanks, TZ!

    I'll be a little more patient in searching for info next time - but I completely spaced out on the xlr8yourmac site - which I've used many times before...
  21. I'm trying to figure this one out...

    Sonnet Encore/ZIF G4/1GHz w/1024k 4:1 Backside Cache. Compatible with PowerMac G3 Beige, G3 Blue&White, G4 'Yikes' PCI Models. New with 3yr Sonnet Warranty. (STIEG410001MU).

    Will this upgrade slow...
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    Thanks for the advice

    Yeah, I figured that starting a-fresh would be the best way to go, I just had the 7600 on hand, and wondering what to do with it! Can't really afford to have it taking up the space (living in Japan,...
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    convert 7600 to home theater?

    I saw <a href="http://www.popsci.com/popsci/how2/article/0,20967,1014580,00.html">this</a> article in Popular Science, and since i have an old pm 7600 kicking around gathering dust, is it worth it to...
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