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An Intel mac mini should better that. No, create an account now. You can check out some of my songs at www.blueglowy.com/ABLE-X.htmlI'll easily get up to between 15 and 20 tracks and don't have any problems. Excellent news!Mark this one as SOLVED and thanks so much for your help Alan!Will do . . . Check This Out

But the 8400 had a 350w PSU - your is 250w so you would need to replace it as well and for that you could get a new, much faster system. neos1, Apr 15, 2006 #8 kmalik Thread Starter Joined: Apr 11, 2006 Messages: 194 Thanks a lot for all the valuable feedback. That's where my questions start: 1. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. imp source

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Your current "400mhz" means you are running PC800 RDRAM. It's a RAM-eater and may have compatibility problems with your older hardware and/or software. First my system boot only registers 128MB of RDRAM. They suck, don't listen to them.

United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Also, you set me straight on the differences between the chips. Please type your message and try again. I am looking to upgrade the memory.... ....First of all, thanks a lot for the advice.

I also need to know if the RDRAM I've installed will work with the powerleap adapter and 2.8GHz CPU I've purchased. The overall cost of the upgrades while impressive would be better served buying a new system. From most people, it says that recording is pretty smooth but then again nothing about Cubase was mentioned. I am really worried now that there is some serious unrepairable damage done.

To rectify that, please download the rpmdup_remover.sh script, chmod 755 rpmdup_remover.sh and then, as root, execute it. But my real question is, what is better for recording and what has more power? The current memory (128 MB) is only 400 MHz; so even 600 MHz is perhaps overkill - as the system would operate on the lowest speed, I believe. Many Dell's and Intel motherboards have bootup issues with USB storage devices attached, Dell has released BIOS updates for some system to address these problems.

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Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I need to know why the initial boot only registers 128mb RDRAM no matter how much memory is actually installed. Dell Dimension 8100 Specs Crucial memory for PC systems crucial ct2kit102464bf160b 16gb in macbook pro 13 ... Dell Dimension 8100 System Specs why would I then put the RAM back in one at at a time, i thought they worked as pairs Triangle Registered User 02-Feb-2009 23:48 #4 silly thing but just to

Triple6, Apr 14, 2006 #2 kmalik Thread Starter Joined: Apr 11, 2006 Messages: 194 First of all, thanks a lot for the advice. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8100-doesn-t-see-any-drives.php Jul 4, 2007 8:34 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Webcrasher, Webcrasher Jul 8, 2007 4:10 PM in response to Wlcmtothejungle Level 1 (65 points) Jul 8, About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. The Dimension 8100 only has USB 1.1 USB ports so the transfer rate for USB connected devices wouldn't be very fast. Dell Dimension 8100 Open Case

Gateway tried to do it to me and I have heard many stories of how they sold incorrect parts to others. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. The people complaining most likely bought incompatible RDRAM. this contact form PC600 RDRAM would not be over kill it would slow you down.

Any help with my upgrade would be truly appreciated. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Your system has 3 fatal flaws: the 250w PSU, the RDRAM memory, and, according to the specs, no PCIe slot.

This was before I upgraded the RDRAM from 256MB (4 x 64MB) to 2GB.

You need 800Mhz RDRAM. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If they are, further investigations will be required. I thought I'd upgrade the RDRAM PC800 to the 2GB max (4 x 512) and the PSU from the existing 250w to PC Power & Cooling S41D1 Silencer 410w Dell-1 so

Outkast_IRE Registered User 02-Feb-2009 19:44 #2 did you try resting the cmos and try the ram i stick at a time ? You can not post a blank message. I followed your instructions and am no longer getting the error messages at start-up.The last thing I saw in the terminal saidReplaced: libhugetlbfs-lib.i386 0:1.0.1-1.el5not sure if I missed other info, as navigate here Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Some people are very doubtful of the 1.66 ghz processor though.Please give me your HONEST opinion. This discussion is locked            Wlcmtothejungle Level 1 (0 points) Q: Recording on the Mac Mini PLEASE HELP!