The winner was Nick Bustamante and he sent in his Xserve G5 PSU to be fixed. Happy to report the repair was a success and you can watch it here: We’re feeling generous this holiday season so here’s our gift to a lucky individual: I will repair a Mac logic board or Xserve G5 Power … Read more Win a free Mac board repair or Xserve G5 PSU repair – And the winner is..
In my last article on how to flash the 1,1 Mac Pro to a 2,1 Mac Pro firmware I didn’t mention how to upgrade the operating system. The problem with the 1,1/2,1 (2006-2007) Mac Pro is that the latest officially supported operating system is Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. In this article I will explain … Read more How to install El Capitan on a 1,1/2,1 Mac Pro
Well a few days ago I found a post in the marketplace on Facebook with the ad for a free 2006 Mac Pro. I jumped on the post and sent the guy a PM. Well didn’t hear back for about 4 hours so sent another PM. Still nothing so I went to the original post … Read more Adventures in updating a Mac Pro 1,1 to 2,1
Well just after opening up my 2017 iMac to clean it and re-paste the CPU and GPU I got my new upgraded CPU for my 2009 iMac. I bought this iMac for $150 and it came with a 2.8 GHz i7-860 CPU, 2 TB Hard Drive, and 8 GB of RAM. Pretty good specs for … Read more Upgrading a 2009 iMac CPU
I have had my Mid 2017, 27 inch, iMac for about 2 years now. I play iRacing which is a very intense graphics based game. It taxes the Radeon Pro 570 graphics chip that is in the computer pretty hard, especially when I am streaming to Twitch. Well, lately I was getting lag on my … Read more Fun times in cleaning a modern iMac