View Full Version : Brag About Your Computer Here!

Jan 13, 2002, 09:01 PM
I was just curious about how fast your mac is and all of the specs. Include what else you have that you use with your computer. (Ie: surround sound system, anything portable, Mp3 player, digital camera...)

Jan 13, 2002, 09:13 PM
At work:

G4 tower with Cinema Display, 512 RAM, attached CD burner.

I have one for my daily tasks, and two more of the same set up, one running OS X and the other running OS X Server for research and troubleshooting.

Also a Ti PowerBook for going on the road.

At home:

Recently got rid of my 20th Anniversay Macintosh and will be getting an iBoing. (I just use the PowerBook at home when I need to in the meantime)

It's nice being in the Educational Technology department. :)

Kid Red
Jan 13, 2002, 09:52 PM
I'll come back with the specs and brag a little on thei thread once I get my G5:)

Jan 13, 2002, 10:22 PM
G4 400 PCI, 1GB RAM (technically I have 1.5GB in there, but good ol' Yikes! can't read more than 256MB per DIMM. Ain't that nice.) 20GB HD, external 12x10x32 QPS CD-RW.

Peripherals: HP ScanJet 5370C, Epson 880i, Altec Lansing ASC65i speakers (in bondi, right before they came out with graphite, grrr), Kodak DX3500 dig cam, and a brand new pair of Sony TMR-RF975R wireless headphones for those long nights playing Q3A. ;)

Oh, and as for BRAGGING, the only thing I'll be bragging about is replacing my troublesome G4 as soon as the word "G5" leaves Steve's lips. :rolleyes:

Jan 13, 2002, 11:01 PM
I'm in the process of building a Mac parallel computing cluster for physics research. Currently I have a G4 733 in my office and a G4 867 in my lab. I have run them in parallel with performance over 5 GFlops. Probably could do something similar with just a dual-800, but some day I will have roughly ten machines in the cluster. I'm just waiting for new towers....

Sadly, I am writing this from home on my Power Tower Pro 225 (604e clone). Fortunately, I do have a TiBook (400 MHz, but still ...) that is all my own. But it shuttles between home and work so I just leave the Power Tower hooked to the cable modem.

Anyway, once the Mac cluster is really up and kicking I will be sure to come back and post some killer specs. Probably late this year before I really have a nice setup, though.

Jan 13, 2002, 11:05 PM
At work:

G4 733MHz (pre-QuickSilver) with 512MB Ram, superdrive, DLT tape drive attached for archiving. Running OS 9.2.2 99% of the time, occasionally booting into 10.1.2.

At home:

G4 500MHz tower (agp graphics), upgraded with a 32MB ATI Radeon video card, 27GB hard drive along with a 40GB (both internal), 1.5GB of RAM. Using a ViewSonic VG175 lcd monitor on it. Us OS 9.2.2 about 75% of the time, otherwise I boot into 10.1.2.

VST/Smartdisk 30GB FireWire hard drive (titanium one)

Epson C80 printer

Epson Perfection Photo 2450 scanner (connected via FireWire)

About to get a LaCie 32x10x40x FireWire burner (waiting for it to arrive).

G4 500MHz TiBook (rev A), 512MB RAM, added Airport. I use this one 95% of the time, at least for daily and internet use. I power up the G4 tower for scanning and such. On this one, I run OS X 10.1.2 99.5% of the time.

I also have the pc that I built, but that is for games only (won't bother with details).

All of my systems have DVD-Rom/DVD-RAM drives in them, but I don't watch movies with the computers since I have the DVD player attached to the TV (27" is much better then a 19" screen for that).

Jan 13, 2002, 11:05 PM
A performa 600cd for home (33mhz, 8mb RAM, 160mb HD, 13" CRT)

and a PowerBook 145b for on the road (16mhz, 4 mb RAM, only half of the screen works at a time)

Yup, these are my power computers :-p

Actually, I have a G4 400 and a 600mhz iBook with combo drive. It's cool.

Jan 13, 2002, 11:13 PM
my first mac:

iBook 600 MHz

30GB Hard Drive
Airport Card


Kensington Flylight
Car Charger
Airline Adapter
Kensington Apple-logo Saddlebag
Pro Mouse
Canon ZR25MC DigiCamcorder
SMC Wireless Broadband Router
Palm Vx


OS X without OS 9
Office v.X
The Sims

plus i have accidental damage coverage on the whole thing for three yrs.

Jan 14, 2002, 12:30 AM
Dual 800MHz G4 Quicksilver
7200RPM 60GB HD
7200RPM 40GB HD
GeForce 3 64MB DDR
Apple 17" LCD studio Display
H/K USB SoundSticks speakers
Apple Pro Keyboard, Logitech optical wheel mouse (silver color, even)
Palm V cradle via Keyspan serial-USB adapter
MacOS X 10.1.2

Dell Dimension 4100 Pentium III 1GHz
512MB (815i chipset)
7200 RPM 40GB HD
7200 RPM 20GB HD
GeForce 2 GTS 32MB DDR
17" Dell LCD display
Philips 8x CDRW
Samsung 12x DVD-ROM
1GB Jaz SCSI internal
Adaptec 2930 SCSI PCI
Linksys 10/100BT NIC
SoundBlaster Live soundcard
Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse
Logitech Quickcam
Sandisk CF reader
Altec-Lansing ACS340 speakers
Windows XP Pro

Apple PowerBook G3 (Pimso/Firewire) 400MHz
AirPort card
MacOS X 10.1.2

Apple iBook (Dual USB) 600MHz
AirPort card
MacOS X 10.1.2

BookPC 533MHz Celeron
7200 RPM 20GB HD
LG 8080B 8x CDRW
D-link USB-Wireless 802.11 adapter
Dell Quietkey keyboard, Logitech optical wheel mouse
Windows XP Pro

All networked via 100BT Linksys cable modem router & AirPort base station for the three wireless machines.

Shared Apple LaserWriter Pro 630 and Epson Stylus Color 880 printers.
Agfa SnapScan 1212u on the Dual G4.

Jan 14, 2002, 01:15 AM
Well I am new here...not a lot to brag about but I love my iMac DV Blueberry, I call him "Macky" and he is the best buddy in the world next to "Rusty" my Golden Retriever...hehe I would have to say "Macky" is slightly more dependable then "Rusty" hehe...sorry boy...I still love ya!

I also got a shiny new iBook a month ago. I love it. It is working well for me. I network the two and then I can share files and burn CD's on the iBook. I also have an Imation SuperDisk...because some people that I know still have to hand me a blasted floppy every now and then. I have an HP Deskjet 842C printer...don't laugh it was a freebie when I got the iMac and I have an iSub for my iMac. I got a pro-mouse for the iBook...but laugh as you might...I still kinda prefer my "Hockey Puck" anyone else???LOL I have a digital camera...but I want a better one and well that is about it...any questions? Oh ya I am running system X 10.1 too. This is my first month, I decided to convert when I got the iBook. Alas...this whole month...no matter what I do it will not crash...no more "mac lock" YEAH! Later...

Jan 14, 2002, 04:52 AM
Well guys none of you stand a chance!!! I have the following:

PowerMac 8600 / 200Mhz 604e
PowerBook 1400 / 117Mhz 603e
AMD Athlon 650Mhz

++ Waiting until the G5 comes out so that I can get a new mac!!!

Jan 14, 2002, 06:52 AM

* Tower G4 400 AGP, 896 Mb RAM, 2x40Gig HD, Zip, LaCie 22inch blue electron - OS 9 and X (for webdesign)
* iMac rev A (233Mhz) 288Mb RAM, 20GB HD - OS 9 and X (for the kids)
* Performa 630 DOS compatible (66Mhz), 40Mb RAM, 500 Mb HD - OS 8 (for administration + journalism)
* periferals: Freecom CDRW, Umax Astra 1220U, LaCie USB HD 10 Gig, Color SW 2400, Epson Stylus Photo 810, Imation Superdisk, Alcatel ADSL modem + Vigor Draytek router, MacAlly USB 4-hub, UmaxSoho 10-ethernethub

(waiting for G5 2 Ghz ++)

Jan 14, 2002, 07:07 AM
G3 Powerbook [bronze keyboard]
256mb ram
32gb ibm hard drive [5400 rpm]

second battery [a MUST!]
11mb skyline card
apple airport base station
newertech firewire card
LaCie 12x fw burner
FujiFilm 4900Z [iphoto likes to freeze the camera]

Battle Scars:
chip in lower right of my lcd
new power cylinder thingy [what is it called?]
crack in case below mouse button
crack in case along left side of lcd
lost all my rubber feet
new modem, motherboard, cd drive, powerboard
on my fourth power adapter!!! [first 2 were the black ones, 3rd was 1st generation round one, 4th is a 2nd generation round one]

Jan 14, 2002, 07:39 AM
I have a PB G4 Ti 550

A 800mhz Duron (My netserver) with geforce 1 and SB Live

A 750mhz Duron with Radeon 7200

A 1200mhz AMD Athlon with All in Wonder Radeon, SB Live, 512 DDR RAM, 80GB etc

I wish I did not have to use PCs, but they are much cheaper and are better at games. But the PB G4 is better at games than most of my friends PCs.

Jan 14, 2002, 07:56 AM
Blueberry rev A iBook 3GB HD 288MB RAM
2x Dual USB iBooks Combo and CD-Rom Both broken(long story)
Tiny PII 400Mhz 13GB 64MB RAM
Sony Firewire Cam, but wheres the firewire computer i hear you ask (another long story)
Epson Stylus Colour 740 Blueberry(to match the original iBook)

Near future...800mhz imac and iPod hopefully

Jan 14, 2002, 08:36 AM
867mhz G4 quicksilver
Hp Deskjet 895Cxi Professional Series (you said to brag...)
Zip 100
Macally USB 7 port hub
Microtech Card reader
17" Studio Display

iBook 366mhz (indigo rev. 2)
Cd-rom drive
Pro Mouse


Can't think of anything else right now... ;)

Jan 14, 2002, 09:23 AM
At work:
• PowerMac G4 400, 320 RAM, 20 Gig HD, DVD, Zip, etc...
• 19" Mitsubishi Diamond Plus 91
• An old, but still highly usable HP Scanjet 4C

At home:
• PowerBook G4 500, 384 RAM, 30 Gig IBM Travelstar, DVD
• VST SmartDrive CD-RW, FireWire
• OWC FireXpress HD w/10 Gig Toshiba HD from my TiBook
• External Zip 250, USB
• Apple Pro Mouse
• HP Scanjet 5p (still need the adapter so I can use SCSI!)

Also have, but loaned to a friend:
• Motorola Starmax 4000/200 (604 200 Mhz)
• 32 MB RAM, 4.5 Gig HD
• External Zip 100

Jan 14, 2002, 09:23 AM
Well, I suppose Ill jump on this, but my stuff sounds just like everyone elses:

G4 400 (Yikes! board)
1GB Ram
80 GB 7200RPM Maxtor HD
QPS FireWire CD Burner

550 Powerbook G4
20 GB HD
512 MB RAM (1 gig is my next upgrade)

Misc Perihpeals
Epson Printer
HP Flatbed Scanner
Drum Machine
Wacom Stylus/Tablet
Wish to God I had a Cinema Display

Favorite Software
Cinema4D XL 7.3
Macromedia Flash 5
Final Cut Pro 2
Adobe Premiere
Illustrator 9
Photoshop 6
Unreal Tournament (GOTYE)

Jan 14, 2002, 09:36 AM
brag, brag (http://www.blakespot.com/list)


Jan 14, 2002, 10:05 AM
i've got a performa 5200CD (road apple)!!

but seriously, my awesome computer that is better than anyone else's is an indigo 500Mhz iMac! i've got a macally scroll-wheel mouse and soundsticks (other than the look, they suck for the price. they are always having USB problems i.e. NOT hot plug-able)

but i'm thinking about getting an older g4 so if anyone has a 500mhz G4 AGP with a DVD drive, i'd be happy to buy it from you.

Jan 14, 2002, 11:41 AM
Original beige G3 (233MHz), 384MBs RAM, 7200rpm 30GB HD, ATI Rage IIc (or something similar, I'm not quite sure) w/2MB vram, 10.1.2, 9.2.2

And at my friend's house we set up a cluster of his G4 450 and his sister's Powerbook G3 233 last night. It didn't work very well.

Jan 14, 2002, 12:46 PM

:) :o :p ;) :D :cool: :rolleyes: :eek: :confused:

Ensign Paris
Jan 14, 2002, 01:09 PM
This is my home setup:

1. Dual800 with 17" Studio Display, 1.5gb RAM and Geforce 3 64mb (Pro Mouse & KBoard)

2. Powerbook 500 with 1gb RAM which is connected to my Epson EMP-500 Projector which makes me use a 6ft screen. Its the best EVER screen (Well to me!)

3. 34 other older macs

4. PowerMac 9600 to be Web Server but not done yet!

5. Sound Sticks of Powerbook and Sherwood Amp with 5.1 speakers (.1 is the sub)

This is my Work Setup:

1. Dual800 Web Server (With 733 QS backup server)

2. Dual533 as my machine with 667PbG4

I am planning to upgrade the Web ServerD800 to 4 Dual 800 running parallel (or possibly G5s if they are released in time!) using a 1000bs-t fibre networking.


Jan 14, 2002, 01:33 PM
Ensign Paris how much money do you have?!?!!?

what do you do for a living?

my stuff

Jan 14, 2002, 01:51 PM
I may as well add my humble system:

Dual 533mhz G4
768MB Ram
40gig HD
Adaptec SCSI Card
Epson 888
Canon 1220U Scanner
OS 10.1.2, 9.2.2

Photoshop 6
Illustrator 9, 10
Acrobat 4
Premiere 6
Flash 5
Dreamweaver 4
Final Cut Pro 2
Watson (really, really, cool program!! Get it on apple's site)
Corel Painter 7
more that I forget now...

Jan 14, 2002, 02:11 PM
At home -

Dual g4 800
17 inch studio display
geforce 3
1.1 gigs of ram
60 gig HDD
6x9 Wacom tablet

(I just sold my iMac DV SE 400)

At work-

300 Mghz 9600
256 megs of ram
2 4 gig HDDs
15 inch apple monitor

300 Mghz Beige G3
256 Ram
8 Gig HDD
15 inch aplle monitor

450 Megahertz Blue and White g3
384 Ram
17 Inch Crappie Monitor
10 gig HDD

500 Megahertz Tibook
512 ram
20 Gig HDD

Dual 800 mghz G4
1.5 Gigs of ram
OS X Server
2 100 gig intenral HDDs
3 100 gig external HDDs
15 inch crappy monitor

Not much. I have fun. :D

Ensign Paris
Jan 14, 2002, 02:33 PM
All my money comes from working at a Repro Graphics company during school holidays and selling my web design work.

Jan 14, 2002, 03:43 PM
Being 16 and only having a job on saturdays, I only can dream of a G4 or 5 for now... Mom and Dad got me my iMac Rev B for Christmas a few years back, and I was totally psyched. Im working on them for a new iMac for the family, and then when I got to college, I'll probably get a G5 tower. :) Until then, im on my trusty:

Bondi Blue Rev B iMac,
96 Megs RAM
4 GB HDD but only 75 megabites are avaliable..
233 MHZ G3
Cable modem, that's a plus :)
LAcie 4x4x24 USB CD-RW
I also use a Canon Powershot S20, which my parents gave me for my last birthday. It's quite nice with 3.3 Megapixels.
Handspring Visor Prism
5-piece Altec Lansing Speaker system, which is kinda nice..

My parents don't understand computers well enough to realize that my iMac served me well, but that I should get a new one. Oh well!

I'm thinking about saving to get a new hard drive just to tide me over until we get a new computer.. I want OS10, but am stuck on 9.2.2

Jan 14, 2002, 05:03 PM
I've got a beige G3. It came with the 9GB SCSI harddrive. I've upgraded the CPU with a Sonnet 500mghz G4 chip. I also put in a second harddrive--Seagate Cheetah 34GB. My little baby is almost 4 years old now and it's still running strong. My Wintel using buddy has gone through 3 computers in the same timeframe. Just goes to show you Macs rule. He's a repair technician at CompUSA by the way. I think deep down he wants a Mac but is too proud to admit that the Mac is better. When I told him that I'm waiting for the new G5, he practically turned green with envy. Hehehehe.

Jan 14, 2002, 07:27 PM
G3 Blue & White 300mhz
256 MB RAM
MacOS X 10.1

Handspring Visor (Graphite)
10 MB Storage

Powerbook 150
25mhz/8 MB RAM
250 MB HD/System 7.1

Jan 14, 2002, 07:43 PM
I'ma kill you b*tches!

Dual 500 (yeah, not the fastest)
1 gig+ RAM
210 GB storage


-- justin

Jan 14, 2002, 07:56 PM
Performa 550
68030 33mhz
160MB HD w/ 500MB external
1.4" floppy with 4X internal CD-ROM

cool, eh?

Jan 15, 2002, 06:58 AM
my dad's old IBM laptop... very very good thing I must say... ;)

IBM PS/2 40 Portable
about 7" screen B/W
4mb RAM
20mb H.D. (had to compress it to make Win 3.1 fit...)
Disk drive
etc etc... you get the idea...:cool:

Jan 15, 2002, 08:34 AM
Originally posted by Unregistered
I'm in the process of building a Mac parallel computing cluster for physics research. Currently I have a G4 733 in my office and a G4 867 in my lab. I have run them in parallel with performance over 5 GFlops. .

Post how it is done in both hardware and software so those of us with spare CPU's can do it too.


Jan 15, 2002, 08:40 AM

apple's page on clusters

Jan 15, 2002, 10:22 AM
I can call the following my own:

120 MB HD
System 7.1

PB 165
80 MB HD
System 7.1

G4 350 AGP
512 MB RAM
2906 SCSI Card for the X6 scanner
Stealth serial port
Yamaha 2100 Firewire CD-RW external
Formac Pronitron 19/600
MAC OS X 10.1.2 using 9.2. only for Dreamweaver.

All connected over a linux-router/ server:
HP Vectra VL
Pentium 133

Palm IIIx

At work I use:

Quicksilver 733 CD-RW
Imomega 250
512 MB RAM
Mitsubishi 22'' Flatron



Jan 15, 2002, 11:22 AM
Originally posted by AmbitiousLemon

apple's page on clusters

Thanks alot, that's right up my alley being in rockets.

I will use it.

I have another issue which I find interesting:

I have a TiG4-400 (minimal brag, but get one yourself, dude!)

I did a system info and got the following:

Apple System Profile
Devices and Volumes
Internal ATA 0 ID=0
DVD-ROM drive
Driver version: 1.4.7
Mac OS partitions: 0
Removeable media: Yes
Revision number: HA18
Product ID: DVD-ROM SR-8187
Apple disc burning: Supported

No mounted media inserted

I then ran Toast Titanium and it searched the bus and said no writer available. My question is simple. Does this CD drive actually support disc burning but the drivers are simply not installed?

Second question, is there a site or a series or products users here recommend to maximally upgrade storage on this TiG4 for video capture and CD burning.

The Ti-400 is unmodified from its original release date and is running OS9.2.2 with 384mb.

Thanks guys.


Jan 15, 2002, 12:12 PM

300 mhz rev. a ibook, 160 mb ram, os 9
366 mhz compaq laptop, 160 mb ram, windows 98


150 mhz pentium tower, 32 mb ram, windows nt server

mothballed at work:

apple quadra (no monitor)
120 mhz pentium tower (used for my networking class i teach)

therefore, at work since i only use it as a database of clients, the pentium will do

but for home, where i want multimedia and the best internet experience, i want state of the art consumer level stuff and i am certainly eyeing the new imac at 700 or 800 mhz g4 and lcd monitor

the ibook is great for my wife's graphic design side business, but she needs a larger screen and the imac's 15 inch lcd is almost as large as a 17 inch crt in viewing area

...and the g4 with altivec could cruch photoshop instructions much better than a g3 processor...and for the first time, i think an imac consumer level machine has fully crossed over into the pro realm of real life graphic design computing

Jan 15, 2002, 01:03 PM
I maintain an office of 3 G4's in addition to doing I T for the other two guys. Therefore, as I purchased all 3 machines and use them all day, I will list them.

Being the low guy in seniority my particular work station is:

G4 450/AGP/GeForce2 MX/1GB RAM/two 60GB 7200 RPM HD's/OS X.1.2/Colorsync 17/"compressed" keyboard/Logitech optical trackball

see also:

G4 dual 533/Geforce2 Apple stock/1.25Gb RAM/60Gb+40Gb/OS X.1.2/ LaCie 19" Electron Blue


G4 dual 800/Quicksilver/Geforce3 64Mb/1.5Gb/60Gb+30Gb/OS X.1.2/Apple 22" Cinema

DSL, 100BT, Encad Cadjet2 (YUCK) Plotter. At home I have a Rev D iMac with a 26Gb HD and a Rev B iMac carcass awaiting rack mounting, a voodoo2, more RAM and a Harmoni.

Jan 15, 2002, 02:51 PM

876 Quicksliver
1.2GB RAM, 60GB HD, USB 2.0 PCI, Apple '17 LCD, Soundsticks and iSub

Some crappy Dell w/win2000

A room full of Sun Servers (big ones)

Ensign Paris
Jan 15, 2002, 03:23 PM

I have just bought a 9600/233 to act as a secondary DNS server on my web server project!

Jan 15, 2002, 07:18 PM
G7 6THz
600 Pb RAM
5000000 Pb HDD

And, to top it off, I have installed "Are you a wanker V5" and the ultra intelligent nature of my machine sends messages to my brain saying "Definately"


Jan 15, 2002, 07:36 PM
Originally posted by madamimadamtimallen
G7 6THz
600 Pb RAM
5000000 Pb HDD

And, to top it off, I have installed "Are you a wanker V5" and the ultra intelligent nature of my machine sends messages to my brain saying "Definately"


A 24 node G4-800 farm is:

19.2 Thz
4tb RAID storage
24gb memory
MacOS X.1.3 (today, no waiting)
Educational price $28,800

This is TODAY tech.

Not half bad.


On G5 day
G5-1600 MP2
76.8 Thz
8tb RAID storage
48gb memory
MacOS X.2 (within 8 months)
Educational price $42,000

Jan 15, 2002, 08:14 PM
Originally posted by Rocketman
A 24 node G4-800 farm is:

19.2 Thz
4tb RAID storage
24gb memory
MacOS X.1.3 (today, no waiting)
Educational price $28,800

This is TODAY tech.

Not half bad.


A bit off the topic, I was looking at the SGI site yesterday and, jesus, they always amaze me. Workgroups come with up to 8Gb RAM and servers up to 1Tb

Jan 16, 2002, 11:17 AM
their stuff is so cutting edge that their market for selling the machines is so limited, that the ones who can actually use and buy the machines are such a small number relatively, that sgi is one of those companies in fear of going under

cisco is on the edge for some of the same reasons, too

the two companies are exceptionally expensive to run and always are in the danger zone of overspending

i would hate so see either company go out of business

if apple made just g4s and tibooks, they too would go under

therefore, it is smart that apple's core business is imacs and ibooks even though a lot of you super macheads would only be seen with a professional mac model

Jan 16, 2002, 12:05 PM
At home:

Pismo G3 400 MHz
1 GB Ram
60 GB IBM Hard Drive
UJDA710 CDRW/DVD drive
Pilot Tech Docking Station
Umax 6400 FIrewire Scanner
Sony DCRTRV20 Mini DV camera

At work:

G3 266 Minitower
384 MB Ram
45 GB(2x 18 GB Quantum + 1x IBM 9GB) 10,000 RPM SCSI
Yamaha 20x10x40 CDRW SCSI
20" Monitor

I work as a Network Admin at a company that uses 95% Wintel.

Jan 16, 2002, 01:13 PM
BBC Micro. (nice inbuilt keyboard feature, also has a smaller footprint than alot of todays desktops)
48K Spectrum.
Rev.a imac. 96Mb RAM, but i use Ramdoubler to give a boost.
AMD Duron @ 990Mhz, 256Mb, 9Gb HD, Geforce2MX.

Jan 16, 2002, 01:52 PM
48K ZX Spectrum, Retro 1980's tape recorder & boxes full of old game tapes.

Atari STE, 2.5Mb RAM, 720Mb Floppy, GENUINE MIDI PORTS BUILT IN (hint, hint, apple!), Stereo Master 8bit A/D cartridge, throught TV on SCART, 2 button mouse that never broke in over 10 years!

Power Macintosh G3, 192Mb Ram, stock 6Gb HD, 6Mb VRAM (lame rageII+), 17" Monitor, Pace 56K Modem, Yamaha 8x8x24 SCSI CD writer, Internal 100Mb Zip, Digidesign Audiomedia III card, my 2nd mouse in 4 years.

What I'd like to have at home...

Dual G4 1GHz+, 1.5Gb RAM, 40GB system drive, dual 36Gb Ultra 160 drives on ATTO card, Protools Mix+ system. Dual 17" displays.

Jan 16, 2002, 02:05 PM
iBook 466 SE with 320 ram
Mac OS X
Kensington mouse (for my 3yr old)
AirportCard - a must have
Epson C80 printer

PowerMac 8500 with 200 something ram
Mac OS 9.1.x
QUE Firewire CDRW drive
UMAX SCSI scanner
Airport BaseStation
Epson 850 printer

Jan 16, 2002, 03:40 PM
After all these years of being a PC owner (Windows since version 1.0) & network engineer at work, I just bought the new 800 Mhz iMac Jan 10th. I'm bored with the same old OS, and the same old hardware, even though it changes nearly daily.

Can't wait for it to arrive - OS X looks fun!

Jan 16, 2002, 03:57 PM
I ordered a Apple Computer PowerCD off of ebay but am not sure if it comes with the power base. Is there a way to use the CD player without the power base. If not DOSE ANYONE HAVE one I can buy!? I need one! I have a PowerCD but no way to power it up I guess. Can I power it through the SCSI port? I really need help! PLEASE REPLY QUICK, my e-mail is


Jan 16, 2002, 05:08 PM
At home:

Quicksilver DP 800 Mhz
768 MB PC133 SDRAM
80 GB 7200 rpm
GeForce 2 64 MB Twinview
Goldstar 21"

Quicksilver 733 Mhz
640 MB PC133 SDRAM
40 GB 5400 rpm
GeForce 2 MX
CD-RW 24x/12x/10x
Wacom Graphire 2
ViewSonic G90f

B&W G3 450 Mhz
384 MB PC100 SDRAM
60 GB 7200 rpm
4,3 GB 7200 rpm SCSI
Fast SCSI card
Wacom Tablet
Goldstar 21"

iBook Dual USB 600 Mhz
20 GB

iPod :), got it today...

PowerMac 7100/80 (ASIP-server)
240 Mhz G3 from NeverTech
1 GB hd...

2x Epson 750 Stylus Photo

Palm V, Palm m100, Palm Pilot


2 Mbit ADSL =D

Jan 16, 2002, 06:05 PM
late 2001 iBook,
with combo drive,
600MHz G3,
20 Gigs HD,
640 MB RAM,
Airport Card

For me (a portable user), it's light, portable, wireless and quick.
The screen is also beautiful.


Level head
Jan 16, 2002, 06:10 PM
anyone wanna buy a special edition ibook for 900?

Jan 17, 2002, 04:07 AM
Welcome to the club deconne... :) You'll enjoy being a mac user!

the WOZ
Jan 17, 2002, 04:34 AM
Im currently working on the Lisa 2.
It won't be out untill Jobs can get his **** up to a G8.

Jan 19, 2002, 05:26 AM

Jan 19, 2002, 04:33 PM
Power Mac G4 400, DVD RAM Drive
450 Mhz Clock, 1Gb RAM, 40Gb IBM 7200rpm Hard Drive OSX

HP e-Vectra 600 Mhz PIII, Win2000, CD-ROM
256Mb RAM, 40Gb IBM 7200rpm Hard Drive Dual Boot OS Win/Linux

Homemade 1Gb Dual PIII, 1Gb RAM, CD-ROM, Redhat 7.2

All connected to a single Sony 21" GPD520 Trintron Monitor
Apple Pro Keyboard & Microsoft Optical Intellimouse connected through a USB Switch Box
Boston BA635 Speakers connected through a Pro.2 Stereo Audio Mixer

Lantech 8 Port Switch supporting 100 Mb Network
Samsung ML6060 Networked Laser Printer
Agfa Snapscan-310 SCSII Scanner

Jan 19, 2002, 10:44 PM

are you selling those jewls any time soon?