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    it's all good for now. Last night I powered down...

    it's all good for now. Last night I powered down for a couple hours, then when I booted up, the symptom was gone and hasn't resurfaced. I've been on the computer all day. We'll see.
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    yes, I did the same search, revealed nothing....

    yes, I did the same search, revealed nothing. I've got an query in to AMD, as well.

    brad
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    Video Display Banding (vertical)?

    Hi, does anyone know the cause of the vertical band and distortion that I'm getting on my display? It's a ppc G5 Dual 2.3, and the card is an ATI 9650 256mb.

    Here's a couple pics:...
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    Internal SCSI terminator needed

    Hi, I have an old SCSI drive that uses internal termination, a 110 ohm, 10-pin SIP. I'm looking for two of them. What a difficult item to find! Does anyone have a pair of these, or know where I can...
  5. don't sweat it, randy; damien and I just did the...

    don't sweat it, randy; damien and I just did the deal...the 7500 lives! /fingers crossed

    brad.
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  6. ok, I just sent you both an email to your...

    ok, I just sent you both an email to your @macgurus email address...
  7. 604e

    Damien, do you still have a 604e cpu? I need something for an old 7500.

    thx,

    brad
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    I got the G5, and it needed a logic board; cpu's...

    I got the G5, and it needed a logic board; cpu's are fine. DTT in Fremont did the repair/replace for $450. Sweet deal!

    Brad
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    Well, I finally got the G5, and it has 2x512...

    Well, I finally got the G5, and it has 2x512 Nanya CL3 installed. I tried some OSZ (ValueRam, CL2.5), and it didn't work. Then I tried Giel (CL3), and it worked.
  10. WoW! that Usb Overdrive is awesome! Since I don't...

    WoW! that Usb Overdrive is awesome! Since I don't use my old 7500 that much, it's a real pain to start up and have no right button control or scroll. Even though Logitech supplies the software, it...
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    yes, that I'm aware of too; my question has to do...

    yes, that I'm aware of too; my question has to do with generic quality dimms, and other mass-market quality that are typically on sale.
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    cool. I went ahead and bought the G5 Dual 2.3 for...

    cool. I went ahead and bought the G5 Dual 2.3 for $300. Are these machines "ram tolerant;" in other words, do you think I can use the dimm's that I've used in a pc? That didn't work with my...
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    gettin' closer; there's a late '04, and a late...

    gettin' closer; there's a late '04, and a late '05 listed here, but I suspect that there's an early '05 out there somewhere...
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    hey greenie, I could only find a G5 manual dated...

    hey greenie, I could only find a G5 manual dated 16-sept-2003. Do you know where I can find one for the dual 2.3 (early '05, I believe)?
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    well, I have found a place that says they'll...

    well, I have found a place that says they'll repair or replace the logic board for $450 and cpu for the same; not sure if the cpu is each, or both, but that's quite a good rate if it is for both...
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    G5 2.3 Logic Board Repair or Replace

    Hi,
    I have an "opportunity" to acquire a non-working G5 Dual 2.3ghz (PPC). The owner says that it stopped working after a power failure where he lives, and that the Apple genius said it's either a...
  17. 7500 upgrade-- job complete

    hi all,
    This upgrade project turned out successfully! The pre-install that I did on the hard drive while installed in my G4 transferred without a hitch and the 7500 booted up from it and the scsi...
  18. hey, this is a good thread. Those old 7500's (and...

    hey, this is a good thread. Those old 7500's (and the like) really live on. Regarding the L2 cache, XLR8 mentioned that it should be removed. Since everyone here has been kind enough to respond,...
  19. randy, I think I'm set. The 7500 in question is...

    randy, I think I'm set. The 7500 in question is about a thousand miles away in Seattle, so I won't know the outcome until next month when I travel there. I've tried to 'build' the new drive here on...
  20. ok, I think I'm set. We've decided to buy the...

    ok, I think I'm set. We've decided to buy the Daystar/XLR8 MachCarrier G4/400, plus the RAM as mentioned, and a UW hard drive and adapter. Gettin' a lot of life out this old bird!

    regards,

    brad
  21. I just ordered new ram from OWC (2 x 128mb). I...

    I just ordered new ram from OWC (2 x 128mb). I don't know what the spec's of the old ram is, though ideally I'd like to use it. Will the computer access certain dimm's first (by slot or size/speed),...
  22. rwm, thanks. I went for the 4mb vram because I...

    rwm, thanks. I went for the 4mb vram because I didn't want to give up a pci slot, and the monitor is just a 15" mid-res model. As for the cpu, I see that Daystar/XLR8 has G4's for around $150-- I'm...
  23. $50-100 Recommendation for 7500 CPU Upgrade

    Hi, I'm making plans to upgrade my sister's 7500. It currently has a 604e/233 with 1mb L2 cache. I was hoping it had the 604e/300, but it doesn't, and if were going to put money into it, might as...
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    hmmm, video card. I hadn't considered that. I...

    hmmm, video card. I hadn't considered that. I think that $200 is what I'd put into this computer, so maybe RAM and a video card?
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    Hi, my sister has a 7500, and I'm trying to...

    Hi, my sister has a 7500, and I'm trying to advise her on an upgrade path. Currently, is has 88mb RAM, a 604e/300, and a small Barracuda drive of some sort (50pin, maybe 7200rpm, 1mb buffer)...
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