Mac freezing up and slowing down

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Mudfamfan, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. Mudfamfan macrumors newbie

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    hello, i have a power mac which isnt that old but just recently its started slowing down and freezing quite regulary. Im stuck trying to work out why. I dont know what half of this stuff means but heres some stats on the mac to help you.

    Model Identifier: MacPro 1,1
    Processor Name: Dual-Core Intel Xeon
    Processor speed: 2.66 GHz
    Number of Processors: 2
    Total Cores: 4
    L2 cache (Per Processor): 4MB
    Memory: 4GB 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM
    Bus Speed: 1.33GHz
    Boot ROM Version: MP11.005C.B08
    SMC Version : 1.7f10
    Hard Drive Avaliable: 202.94GB

    Hope that explains it, let me know if you need to know anything else?

    Thanx!!
     
  2. velocityg4 macrumors 68040

    velocityg4

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    By freezing do you mean completely locking up or beachballs?

    How much hard drive space is still available?

    Have you tried repairing permission in Disk Utility? (your HD)/Applications/Utilities

    What is your CPU usage in Activity Monitor when slowdowns occur? (your HD)/Applications/Utilities
     
  3. Consultant macrumors G5

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    That's call a Mac Pro. PowerMac is only used for certain pre-intel Macs.

    Looks like you shuld be under warranty. Contact AppleCare.
     
  4. Mudfamfan thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks guys, there is like 200GB hard drive left!!! And when it freezes it stops completely for about 30 seconds so cant check activity.

    Am trying the "repair disk permissions" function now then will give applecare a call if no luck.

    Thanx.
     

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