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  • Quote: Originally Posted by backtomac Call me crazy but I think Apple may skip Santa Rosa. With the modest increase in fsb and clock speed I'm not sure that performance increases will be much better than 10%. With Apple just now testing LED back…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Zandros The G965 chipset does have a terrible power draw, that is why they are using the GM/PM965 chipset in Centrino Pro... ?? Compared to what? The G965 is mostly used in lower power mATX motherboards. You can con…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by MarcUK Well, the HD2800XT is basically a whole generation above and beyond the Nvidia 8800 series. At last some good news from AMD/ATI. No wonder this thing is rumored to use 240W, it a beast however you look at it!!!!…
  • There's a growing anti Microsoft backlash and if Apple is serious about gaining market share now is the time to make the move. The xMac could be in the same price range as the iMac (with a mainstream desktop GPU and sans monitor) and would cost Appl…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by CheddarTrek 800 MHz Front Side Bus Speed - Ok, I know that currently the Core 2 Duo processors are at 667 MHz, so the new one is faster, great. I have, however, been told in the past that optimal performance is obtain…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by donebylee But for those of us who have been putting off buying a new system, I was wondering what the criteria were. Hi donebylee, I've been a potential switcher for over a year. Unfortunately Apple doesn't offer a…
    in Buying Poll Comment by kukito March 2007
  • Including an ultra-slim laptop drive perfect for the MacBook Pro. link
  • Quote: Originally Posted by nvidia2008 I'm not wasting money at this stage on a nVidia 7-series, and for frack's sake nVidia's 8 series and ATI's next gen stuff needs to get down to 65nm. It's done. R600 will be 65nm. The source for the story …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by donebylee I'm in much the same situation as you are with an older computer and needing to upgrade. I'm waiting for CS3 and I would like it if there was a refresh on the Mac Pro, but I'm looking for faster RAM not more …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by European guy The countdown is on. 8) Intel just announced 50 watt quad core Xeons. Those could go inside the iMac. A quad core iMac would be impressive but an eight core one would be unbelievable.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Mooch I'd love a Mac Pro too. I don't care about 8 cores though, I'm just waiting for a better vid. card. And you'll get it, both from AMD and Nvidia. AMD will also bring Crossfire to the Mac. The next few months wi…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Jaddie Is Intel going to have a 3GHz quad-core processor available by the time the new Mac Pros ship? Hello Jaddie. According to HKEPC, Intel will release such a beast, the QX6800, in the third quarter. This is a si…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by melgross My own feelings about Apple's 2007's sales is that they will be higher than that. I can't see less than $26 billion. If Apple comes out with new machines in the not too distant future, with iPods selling at al…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by sc_markt Remember the simple days when each year to year and a half, we looked forward to a new processor? And in between them, we'd get one or two sizziling 0.xGHz speed bumps. With Intel, I have to actually do work …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by backtomac That's the part referred to in the Inquirer article. The Xenon 3060 is the 'new' Xenon with the slower fsb and less cache. Again why would these go in new Mac Pros? At best they give similar performance to cu…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by donebylee Interesting, I just noticed the complete specs tab on the Mac Pro page which does list that the xeons are 1.33 GHz, but then the memory is 667 MHz, I thought the frequencies were supposed to be the same. I…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by donebylee Strange when I asked at the Apple store, the guy said they were the 667 MHz xeons not the 1333 ones. Anyway to check this out? Specs page that I found didn't have anything about the MB architecture on it. …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by backtomac Current Xenons (woodcrest) have a 1330 mhz fsb. The 667 mhz fsb is on the merom chips in the macbooks, mbps, and imacs. Xeons. But not all Xeons are Woodcrest. Like this one, which is a Conroe with an LGA …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Chucker Well that's wonderful, but such a CPU doesn't exist and won't any time soon. The spring update to Merom will give us 2.4 GHz, but that's about it. There are rumors of a Core 2 Extreme for laptops at 2.6 and …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by solipsism Isn't there an iTunes patch for Vista? Yeah. The weird thing is that iTunes worked perfectly with Vista Beta 2, RC1 and RC2 (while Zune didn't). Microsoft broke it with the release version. It still works …