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External hard drive issue...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Marty P Jul 21, 2009.


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Nov 23, 2009
Marty P replied to iЛенин's discussion 'Top 5 reasons to buy a mac!'
"Here's my 2 cents: 1: I'd agree Mac's do look nicer than 'most' PCs but this is hugely subjective depending on your taste... 2: No comment... 3: You can play games on a Mac sure, but the graphics cards installed in them…"
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Marty P replied to Nitin Nigam's discussion 'OMG,LCD PRODUCES SOME AMAZING PICTURE QUALITY,'
"I use a Dell 22" Trinitron at work, decent resolution 2048 x 1536, but thanks to the CRT tube the colors and black level are far superior to my Apple Cinema display..."
Jul 23, 2009
Marty P replied to aaron dodds's discussion 'whatpulse team'
"I tried installing this but the app just says 'it's not supported for this architecture'. Guessing its PPC only??"
Jul 23, 2009
Marty P replied to Paul Reader's discussion 'I've bought a MACBOOK!'
"Congrats on getting a MacBook, sure you'll have loads of fun with it!! I found OS X fairly easy to pick up coming from 14 years of PC usage before switching. I will admit that after 1 year of using a OS X constant at home I'm still…"
Jul 22, 2009
Marty P replied to stephen barraclough's discussion 'how do i install a graphics card to my new pc'
"You might be lucky to get an ATX power supply to fit in a Dell. They are known for using proprietary connectors for the motherboard, things may have changed now though..."
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Marty P replied to Beef_Log_FTL's discussion 'What Just Happened When I Restarted my Laptop'
"It is a bit unusual to be honest. Generally you'd need to go through an improper shut down or start up (i.e losing power during those stages) to get that screen up. However, as long as the computer started up again it CHKDSK has done its job…"
Jul 22, 2009
Marty P replied to Macgeek727's discussion 'POST A PIC UP OF YOUR COMPUTER SETUP'
"Thanks guys, much appreciated! :)"
Jul 22, 2009
Marty P replied to Macgeek727's discussion 'POST A PIC UP OF YOUR COMPUTER SETUP'
"Exact same desk as the one I bought (except mines is oak and has loads of extensions). Nice setup! Just need a speaker or headphone setup now, maybe an external HDD too for backups..."
Jul 22, 2009
Marty P replied to Franky Juarez's discussion 'Microsoft Best Operating Sytems of all Times!'
"In the past I'd go for Windows 2000 Pro. I used that 'till late 2003. Now, I'd say Windows 7, the RC is unbelievable - I like it just as much as OS X."
Jul 21, 2009
Marty P replied to Macgeek727's discussion 'POST A PIC UP OF YOUR COMPUTER SETUP'
"I love these threads, great to see other peoples setups... Here was mine a about 2 weeks ago, I needed a new desk. [IMG][/IMG] After a bit of a renovation I now have…"
Jul 21, 2009
Marty P replied to Marty P's discussion 'External hard drive issue...'
"Well after a fair bit off searching on Google I was still at a loss. However, I did find out that OS X has an option to 'put hard disk(s) to sleep when possible' after un-checking this the drive LaCie drive has stayed on constantly which…"
Jul 21, 2009

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What kind of geek are you?
Why do you consider yourself a geek?
I like taking things apart and try and improve them.
How did you find out about our Geek community?
One of Chris' YouTube videos.
What are your "geeky equipment" specs?
Mac Pro (Jan '09):
Intel Xeon Quad 3.2GHz x2,
10Gb DDR800/FB-DIMM,
320Gb HDD,
nVidia 8800GT 512Mb.

Connected to that:
Apple Cinema Display 30",
Apple Bluetooth Keyboard & Mighty Mouse,
LaCie 2big Quadra 2Tb (for Time Machine),
Elgato EyeTV Hybrid > Sky+ Box,
iPhone 3G 16Gb

Cambridge Audio DacMagic 2,
Little Dot MKIV Valve Pre/Headphone-amp,
Ferguson Hill FH007 & FH008 speaker system,
AKG K702 Headphones

That about covers it.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I don't know...

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At 5:33pm on November 23, 2009, DogReader said…
Happy Birthday, Marty!
At 6:23am on November 23, 2009, Gerard97 said…
Happy Birthday
At 12:12pm on July 17, 2009, Marty P said…
Thanks for the warm welcome guys!
At 5:18am on July 17, 2009, Alpha Computing said…
Welcome to geeks! Nice equipment!

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