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Old Oct 9, 2007, 05:50 PM   #1
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G4 Quicksilver

Why were some Powermac G4's names have Quicksilver in them? Is it a special line or what? Whats the diffrence between the G4 "Quicksilver" and the regular g4?
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 05:57 PM   #2
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Old Oct 9, 2007, 05:58 PM   #3
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It's just a way to differentiate different models from one another – it doesn't indicate that it's a special edition or anything like that.

So, for example, when you mentioned Quicksilver I immediately knew which style of Power Mac you were talking about...

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Ahhhhh, the good 'ol Quicksilver that I can't wait to throw out the window.
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Ahhhhh, the good 'ol Quicksilver that I can't wait to throw out the window.
huuummm.....such blasphemy !....and in a public forum no less

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huuummm.....such blasphemy !....and in a public forum no less

whazzzuupppppwitdat ?
Seriously, this thing has more problems than anything. Icons randomly disappear on desktop, have to click around to get them back. Safari bugs out a lot now. Did I mention it's slow and still using MHz? lol Looking forward to a new MacPro with Leopard.
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Seriously, this thing has more problems than anything. Icons randomly disappear on desktop, have to click around to get them back. Safari bugs out a lot now. Did I mention it's slow and still using MHz? lol Looking forward to a new MacPro with Leopard.
Sounds like a personal problem to me.

My dual 1ghz QS is 5.5 and will be my "daily driver" for the foreseeable future (I recently purchased a Mac Pro to relive the QS of it's editing duties).


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Ahhhhh, the good 'ol Quicksilver that I can't wait to throw out the window.
Be sure to throw it THIS way!
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Seriously, this thing has more problems than anything. Icons randomly disappear on desktop, have to click around to get them back. Safari bugs out a lot now. Did I mention it's slow and still using MHz? lol Looking forward to a new MacPro with Leopard.
My Quick Silver as headless server works fine. If you are in the Virginia area, I'll pick yours up. Probably just sofware problem.
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I would love getting a Quicksilver for its looks.

I have a Digital Audio 466 MHz and a FW 800 Dual 1.25 GHz, so those designs are covered.... but no Quicksilver yet
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My 733MHz Quicksilver is still going as well as it did when it was new, 6 years ago.
It needs a new graphics card, 32MB is a bit crap now-a-days...
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