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  1. rfuilrez

    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    I'm in the same boat as you man. I have a 20% off coupon for any EVGA GTX 4XX card, and I really would like to use it to buy this beast http://www.evga.com/products/moreInfo.asp?pn=015-P3-1489-AR The water cooled 480. But I might end up just buying a HD5870 and water block for it. Comes out to about the same price, but the 480 has more horsepower. Gotta use it by 8/15/2010 too
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    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Got an email from EVGA today, the 460 Superclocked EE 1GB is available now. Can buy it direct from them, for $250.
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    fermi/gtx 480/gtx 470

    Hi all. I was wondering if any one who is using a Fermi card, also happens to be using Cartri's Mac edition Bios on a P45 based mainboard? I'm looking to move up to this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814130549 from my 8600 GTS, but would like to know if the boot loader here works with Cartri's bios. I'm unable to test it as my new Mainboard is in the mail until tomorrow. So, anyone have any experience with Fermi + Cartri Bios?
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    GMT clock time probelm in Dual boot?

    It has to do i believe because windows saves the time as current local time, and mac saves it as current gmt time and then uses the os to change it to local time. You can set your time zone in windows to gmt and i believe it will be fine. It worked when i used to dual boot leopard and win xp.
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    autocad mac

    Without looking at it, I would think it might be a problem similar to Silverlight not installing. It does a check for the CPU and if Intel isn't returned it thinks it's PowerPC. Maybe you can open the installer package (right click -> Show package contents) and find the installer script. See if it runs a check for Intel CPUs. Also, the link posted from MacRumors, states it's 64 bit only. I'm not sure if AMD chips are capable of running 64 bit programs in OSX. Could that be an issue? Obviously I don't know your hardware set up.
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    Warning to New HAckintoshers

    Only thing I had to do with 10.6.1 -> 10.6.3 via combo update was sleependabler kext.
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    KP on 10.6.3

    I had a similar problem, on a similar board (GA-EP35C-DS3R) When I upgraded from 10.6.1 to 6.3. I don't know what caused it, nor how to fix it. I noticed it happened more when I tried to use 3d acceleration than if I was just surfing the web and using iTunes. My system runs fine now, but I did a fresh install of 10.6.0 and then used the combo update to 10.6.3. I wanted to change partitions around, and took this as an easy opportunity to do so. I too followed BlackOSX's guide for the 45-DSXX boards back in Oct/November or something. I still have an older version of his guide, and files that go with it which is a little better than his new version if you would like it. I am currently using Chameleon RC4 with the netkas 10.6 PC_EFI boot file. Which, all things considered is the only thing that I changed. Also, I added the new SleepDisabler which isn't version specific with "pmVersion=19" in my boot.plist.
  8. I think you solved the problem for me MacUser. It's funny, just the other day I signed up for a DynDNS hostname to point at my Hack, and they offered me their "Internet Guide" DNS service (free). I said no. Just now I went back and set it up. I do think that this has fixed my problem. I should have known it was an ISP level thing, seeing as the internet went slow even while using my laptop over WiFi. Will test it out some more and report back
  9. I've definitely noticed this as well, If I'm just torrenting, I can see the downloads cruise at 900+ KB/sec. If I'm just surfing the web, pages load almos instantly. But if I put the 2 together, it seems like DNS lookups take forever. My browser will sit at Resolving Host for extended periods of time. It doesn't happen 100% of the time, but it's for sure noticeable. I though it was just my ISP (Comcast) being pricks, but maybe it is a further issue?
  10. You can try this. Open up Disk Utility and grab the UUID for your windows drive or drives. Now open up a terminal window and do sudo touch /etc/fstab sudo nano /etc/fstab And enter a line like this for each of the partitions you don't want to mount on start up UUID=<paste UUID here> none ntfs ro,noauto Use ctrl + X and then hit "y" to save the file. Reboot and let me know if it works
  11. I've had this problem for quite a while now. It hasn't bothered me too much, because I rarely shutdown / reboot my computer. However, I recently decided to do a fresh install and re-arrange some partitions / drives in my system. I had hoped this would fix the problem, but it hasn't. Basically, what happened previous to re-install was I would boot the computer, and it would load to the login screen fine. At this point I would have to wait between 5-10 mins for the keyboard and mouse to become usable. They both were 100% unresponsive. After a while, they would just start working. It was this way in 10.6.0, and same when I recently upgraded to 6.3. After re installing 10.6.0, a similar situation presented itself, but not at first boot. The first boot when fine, and only when I rebooted did it surface. The mouse cursor would move, but wouldn't push any input to the GUI. The keyboard remains unresponsive. I upgraded to 10.6.3, and have the same situation. However, I still have a 10.5.(I think .2) install that this situation doesn't present itself. That was a retail install too, however doesn't make use of /Extra/Extensions/. My mouse is a OCZ USB Laser mouse, and the keyboard is a USB Saitek Eclipse. GA-EP35C-DS3R Mainboard, Core 2 Quad 9550, 4GB RAM, nVidia 8600GT GFX card. Wow do I feel silly. After clicking post, I looked at my case. I remembered that my sister in law broke my DVD drive. (She's 4). Anyhow, I unplugged it power and sata, and booted back up. And the problem disappeared. I hope, this is my first boot and it was fine.
  12. If it makes a difference, I am using the Chameleon-2.0-RC2-r640, with Netkas boot file 10.1.
  13. The board is a Gigabyte GA-EP35C-DS3R. It's got the ICH9R chipset.
  14. TIZZLE:~ ben$ ls -lah /Extra/Extensions total 0 drwxr-xr-x 10 root wheel 340B Sep 6 19:09 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root staff 238B Sep 7 09:32 .. drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 14 02:12 ALC889a.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 18 12:45 IOAHCIBlockStorageInjector.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Jul 29 11:31 LegacyHDA.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 16 13:10 NullCPUPowerManagement.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 18 12:45 OpenHaltRestart.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 4 root wheel 136B Sep 6 10:15 PlatformUUID.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 16 14:31 SleepEnabler.kext drwxr-xr-x@ 3 root wheel 102B Aug 22 04:33 fakesmc.kext TIZZLE:~ ben$ uname -a Darwin TIZZLE.local 10.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.0.0: Fri Jul 31 22:47:34 PDT 2009; root:xnu-1456.1.25~1/RELEASE_I386 i386 I would like to throw in my experience, in that I have no performance issues that I can see with my current set up, and 2 SATA hard drives + SATA DVD. Here's my XBench results for my System drive, on SATA 0 Results 61.91 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6 (10A432) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type WDC WD1200JS-00MHB0 Disk Test 61.91 Sequential 98.08 Uncached Write 100.25 61.55 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 101.01 57.15 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 79.92 23.39 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 119.13 59.87 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 45.23 Uncached Write 16.25 1.72 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 128.24 41.05 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 87.72 0.62 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 129.99 24.12 MB/sec [256K blocks] And here's the results for my second drive, on SATA 1. Results 56.49 System Info Xbench Version 1.3 System Version 10.6 (10A432) Physical RAM 4096 MB Model MacPro3,1 Drive Type ST3320620AS Disk Test 56.49 Sequential 72.33 Uncached Write 59.72 36.67 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 135.83 76.85 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 40.44 11.83 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 154.62 77.71 MB/sec [256K blocks] Random 46.34 Uncached Write 17.21 1.82 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Write 91.34 29.24 MB/sec [256K blocks] Uncached Read 93.33 0.66 MB/sec [4K blocks] Uncached Read 152.32 28.26 MB/sec [256K blocks] The system drive is a 120GB Western Digital SATA II, and the second is a 320GB Seagate SATA II.
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    random gray screen of death

    I had a similar problem. Random Kernel Panics while doing different stuff. Solution that worked for me was to move my System drive from SATA channel 1 to SATA channel 0. After that no more KPs. Running stable now under varying loads, ram usage, and network usage for TIZZLE:~ ben$ uptime 9:24 up 14:12, 3 users, load averages: 0.25 0.14 0.04 14 hours.