Loc: Yuba City, California
Yeah, but why DDR2? For what these machines are typically used for (and the price they're charging) they should use DDR3.<br><br>Good question. I'll have to check that one out.<br><br>The card that ships with this MacPro, just like the one in my iMac, has DDR3 on the card.<br><br><br>M i c h a e l (OFI)
Do you have an AP base station now? If you do, you can connect the new tower to the base station via ethernet and still have the wireless signal available for the PB. No need to have AP on the tower, in other words, unless the cable connection is not located where you're going to set up the tower. I have an APX base station and two AP Express repeaters in the house, mostly because the lay out of my house makes it impossible to connect the tower directly via ethernet. So if your tower is going to be close enough to the place where your cable connection comes into the house, you definitely don't need AP at all. <br><br>   
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that's $500 less. i've have to see benchmark testing to see if the $500 upgrade is worth it. i just don't know enough about the technology behind all of this stuff but i do know that i wanted to stay under $2,500. hmmm.<br><br>
what would be a good reason to install a second superdrive? With two drives I assume you can write directly from one mounted disk to another ...<br><br>If you haven't yet used the new wireless keyboard, check it out. Screw the numerical keypad, this thing is awesome.<br><br>And now for many of us there's a decision to be made on exactly how to sell the G5s we've been hanging onto.<br><br>
Loc: Yuba City, California
Never mind, I thought you were talking about the memory on the vid card. In that light, the question that needs to be asked first, is whether Apple/Intel is using the new P35 chipset in these MacPros. If they are, then one should wonder why they didn't offer DDR3.<br><br>On a gaming note though, it should be mentioned that there is very little difference in performance between DDR2 and DDR3, especially if the DDR2 is paired with the newer P35 chipset.<br><br>It has been shown however, that very fast DDR2 paired with the P965 chipset smokes the DDR3 due to the poor memory timings it has been saddled with using the P35.<br><br><br>M i c h a e l (OFI)
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