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post #561 of 628
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My new, Motorola-less set up.

Still in mess becasue I am still cleaning up my place.



Dual 2.0 GHz G5 with 2.5GB RAM, 160GB + 80GB Seagate SATA HDs, Super Drive, TDK Tremor S80 Speakers (Old), 20" Cinema Display, Wacom 6x8 Intuos SE tablet, Kensington Optical Mouse, 48x CD-RW in a Firewire case, 40GB HD in a USB 2.0 case, SmartDisk USB floppy drive. APC BackUPS XS 1000 UPS system.

iBook G3 900Mhz, 384MB RAM, 40GB HD.
Mac Pro 2.66, 5GB RAM, 250+120 HD, 23" Cinema Display
MacBook 1.83GHz, 2GB RAM
Mac Pro 2.66, 5GB RAM, 250+120 HD, 23" Cinema Display
MacBook 1.83GHz, 2GB RAM
post #562 of 628
So characters of Final Fantasy, GI Joe, and The Matrix dwell peacefully on one desk? Amazing.
post #563 of 628
What FW enclosures are those Leonis? They look sharp.
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post #564 of 628
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Quote:
Originally posted by 709
What FW enclosures are those Leonis? They look sharp.

Honestly I don't know. I don't see any brands on the retail box
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post #565 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by Leonis
Honestly I don't know. I don't see any brands on the retail box

they look to be fantom drive enclosures.
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post #566 of 628
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this is the image of the USB 2 and firewire case on my tower




I just bought those cases and put in the CD writer and HD.

Got the FW case (with Oxford 911 chip) for $70 CDN and the USB 2.0 case for $50 CDN (from a clearance sale)
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post #567 of 628
I have not checked out this thread in quite a while. Now, finally, seeing all those G5s in actual computer set ups I have to pronounce on something on which I was undecided for some time. Looking at G5s against all those other beautiful Apple products, I have to say that the G5 is....plug ugly.

Sorry, but it just looks like a "machine". I still want one, but I think that if and when I buy one I will try to find a way to hide it.
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Sorry about the pic quality. I can't find my digital camera and I had to use my phone. I just wanted to get a picture of my relatively clean desk.

You see minnie - a 12" powerbook (867 model) - my cordless Mx Duo, 17" crappy dell monitor that I got for free, my Creative i-trigue speakers all on my Jerker computer desk from IKEA. You can't see my iPAQ (just above and to the left of the right light) and my Sandisk 6 in 1 flash card reader. Above that is my little used HP 932c and my Snow ABS.
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post #569 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by Chinney
Looking at G5s against all those other beautiful Apple products, I have to say that the G5 is....plug ugly.
Sorry, but it just looks like a "machine".

I'd have to agree with you to some point. I'm thinking I'll never like the design (pero sÃ* para los innards). Either in pictures or in real life, it looks so rigid and cornery. And then those inelegant handles. I don't share Apple's passion for the 'new' design. Again, not to say that it is not one kickass machine. Also. I have been stating my discontent with a design to find that I got used to it to the point that I actually liked it. As with the Titanium Powerbooks.
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Leonis, what do you think of the TDK speakers that are on your desk? How good do they sound in comparison to similar systems?

Also, how do the JBL Creatures sound, if anyone knows?
post #571 of 628
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They are okay if you aren't super picky
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post #572 of 628
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After getting used to the heavy bass from the iSub I find this speaker set doesn't have "enough" bass.....
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post #573 of 628
Those drive enclosures are listed as a "Generic" brand at NewEgg. Some friends of mine bought them. It's $31 there for a USB 2.0 one, $40 for a Firewire one, and $50 for a USB 2.0/Firewire combo one.
post #574 of 628
Here's my setup. The pictures aren't that great because i used a Sony Ericsson T610 to take em.


Here's what my computer desk looks like from the side. Although you can't see it, the view outside of my window is of Darrel K. Royal Stadium (Texas Longhorn Football's Home Turf)



Here is my computer desk.



Here is my iBook 700Mhz sitting on the homemade laptop stand The speakers are Yamahas and if you look at the picture above you can see the sub under the i320.
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post #575 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by shatteringglass
Leonis, what do you think of the TDK speakers that are on your desk? How good do they sound in comparison to similar systems?

Also, how do the JBL Creatures sound, if anyone knows?

They kick a whole truckload of ass. I love them for watching DVDs and playing music/UT2k3. Great bass, nice treble. They aren't very loud, though. I'm sure they're loud enough for most people (myself included), but don't expect 500 watts. They are loud for their size, though.

As you can see by my compsetup photo, I have some. I bought them off provantage.com for under $95. ( including shipping) They're well worth it.
post #576 of 628
I might be unlucky - but from personal experience. Ive had 4 pieces of JBL brand equipment, all of them faulty within 1 week. I would not touch anything with a JBL logo on it. But hey... thats just me!
post #577 of 628
Here is my desktop. It's very cluttered, but still awesome. The computer that is active in this photo is the Cube, not the tower on top of the desk. I have the iSub under the desk, and the cube is sitting on a Dat Optic 24x Firewire CD-RW drive. You can see my cable modem to the left of the Cube. I have a griffin power mate, and an apple pro keyboard/mouse, and a sweet purple mouse pad from Comp USA, where I bought my Performa 6400, which is in the second picture. And yes, you are seeing things correclty, I do have a picture of a Cube hanging on my wall. Enjoy!


Note: My desk is now clean.





Edit: I'm retarded and forgot how to post images for a second.
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post #578 of 628
Not a new computer, just a revamped work area.






867MHz G4 PowerBook on the metal stand, with the infamous 5GB FireFly FW drive underneath, along with a stack of CD-Rs. SoundSticks up top, sub down under the desk.

Nothing like a $15 metal stand to make an old laptop feel new again.

post #579 of 628
Where you bought it ?

thanks

Nico
post #580 of 628
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Mr Murbot Crannky

I thought your PB has been gone looooong time ago?

Where's your tower?
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post #581 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by nico
Where you bought it ?

thanks

Nico

It's by Allsop, you can see it here.

I'm surprised to see they're that much though - I paid $15 CDN for mine, along with a little metal mouse pad at Costco.
post #582 of 628
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Quote:
Originally posted by ShawnJ
The SoundSticks are going strong too.

SS's bass is too weak
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post #583 of 628
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Murbot convinced me to leave the side door out of sight

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post #584 of 628
Ooooo. Sweeet! 8) Bet you never get any work done. I wouldn't. My G5 is next to a wall so I can't give into temptation.
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post #585 of 628
Much nicer, Leonis.

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post #587 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by Leonis

Holy crap! 3.5GB RAM! That "open door" setup looks very nice, Leonis. Still hobbling along on my iBook/500, I am envious.

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post #588 of 628
^ ditto!
(only got 256MB in my TiBook 550) \
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post #589 of 628
Wow. Leonis' setup looks like some sort of fantasy mockup.

The amazing thing about that G5 is that as huge as it is there's something almost ethereal about it in the picture.

Those things are just beautiful. It's a step up from the SlowSilver, eh?
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post #590 of 628
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Quote:
Originally posted by Amorph


Those things are just beautiful. It's a step up from the SlowSilver, eh?


A BIG step up in termes of SPEED, quietness, elegance


My Motorola-free (G5 + G3 iBook) setup makes me feel soooooo gooooood
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post #591 of 628
Quote:
Originally posted by Amorph
Wow. Leonis' setup looks like some sort of fantasy mockup.

The amazing thing about that G5 is that as huge as it is there's something almost ethereal about it in the picture.

Yeah, that could have been on that Applele (or whatever the heck it is) site with the mockups and not been out of place. Looks freakin' amazing.

Here's my humble little iMac now:



Not really worth posting on the same page as Leonis's, but what the hell.

heh heh
post #592 of 628
Not another one!

Nice set-up though, Murbot ... very clean and understated. I like the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse on the desk as well.

How many Macs have you owned again?
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post #593 of 628
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Murbot Crannky.......

Mac Pro 2.66, 5GB RAM, 250+120 HD, 23" Cinema Display
MacBook 1.83GHz, 2GB RAM
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post #594 of 628
Nice iMac murbot... too bad you're using such a shitty mouse though
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Quote:
Originally posted by Mac+
How many Macs have you owned again?

Are you sure you really want to know the answer to this question, it could take a while for him to count (if there even is a count).
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post #596 of 628
I do not have the time or resources necessary for such a job.

post #597 of 628
20"? or 17"?
post #598 of 628
Nice iMac, Murbot. It looks great with the cordless setup.

I think that it looks like a concept line, and it's probably the closest to what the Apple designers had in mind when they were designing the new FP iMac line. Very futuristic.

So tempted to get one myself! So tempted!

BTW, can anybody tell me how to to post an image? I'd love to post my setup, but don't have any web space myself - also the target size of the image in pixels would be great!
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post #599 of 628
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This is Murbot's real setup

Mac Pro 2.66, 5GB RAM, 250+120 HD, 23" Cinema Display
MacBook 1.83GHz, 2GB RAM
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