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The Classic Mac Pro, not dead and certainly not forgotten

The Classic Mac Pro, not dead and certainly not forgotten

Something amazing happened a month ago. Yes, after FIFTEEN years (!!!), Apple finally added some means of sorting bookmarks in Safari *jaw drop* but there is something else. The Mac Pro is back in the spotlight. Motherboard ran an article named “The Most Powerful Mac Is 6 Years Old and Not Sold By Apple” (amazing title btw), it describes the ways in which old Mac Pro’s, known as Classic Mac Pro, cMP or Cheese Grater, can be pimped out to…

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2009 Apple RAID PCI Card, still useful today?

2009 Apple RAID PCI Card, still useful today?

I recently got my hands on an Apple RAID PCI card. This time not to take apart and mess around with but simply to test and see how it works as I never had a chance to do so. I’ve worked on systems with the card built-in and in operation but the RAID’s were working so all I could really do was stare at it for a minute and move on. With 512MB cache and a 72 hour cache battery…

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