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  1. dan.dem

    Titanium PowerBooks performance: 550 MHz model really so slow?

    I am contemplating about getting a Titanium PowerBook. A friend has a 550 MHz, 2nd series Gigabit Ethernet, so pre-PCI. It is a decent device I know well since I helped him upgrading it in the 2000s. There is just one thing: Everymac.com, usually a very reliable source, shows for the 550 MHz...
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    Suggestions for alternative OSes for 6100 and other NuBus-PPC?

    I was once the owner of a 6100. As many, I had big expectations of RISC machines. I had seen some nice Sun and Apollo workstations at university and was awaiting something similar powerful. Not surprisingly I was very disappointed about the performance of my 6100. Today I still like its looks ...
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    Adaptec SCSI PCI-Cards

    I have a Ultra-SCSI-card in my Digital Audio. It's an Adaptec AHA-2930CU Mac-Version. Unfortunately I don't have a cable with the smaller 50-pin plug (or is it 68-pin?) necessary for my card. So I cannot test it with my even older SCSI-devices. Hence my questions about compatibility. I find...
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    Thermal Throttling in Aluminium G4 PowerBooks?

    After several attempts my 15" PowerBook (2004, 1.3 GHz, 2 x 512 MB RAM, else completely standard) achieved a Geekbench2-score of 800, well above the 685 listed in Everymac.com. I guess Everymac is publishing averages, so a peak score quite above is nothing extraordinary. After I did some...
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    Please confirm: Compatibility of 65W Power Adapter A1021 (and some PA history)

    I have an additional Apple Power Adapter A1021 for my 2004-PowerBook, I want to give away. I found a Posting with probably compatible devices. Can somebody please confirm? Instead of posting the lengthy list, I want to boil it down to: all iBooks beginning with the 2001-Dual-USB G3 up to the...