any tweaks to make my MBP and Mac Pro run faster???

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    LOUDSYSTEM New Member

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    i know its a stupid question but are there any settings or changes that can be made to boost the speed of the machines???
     
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    another 2 gigs of ram on top of the 8 you already have..:eek:
     
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    the mac pro has 10 gigs :eek4:

    and i just swapped out the 2 gigs for 4 gigs in my MBP
     
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    i run onyx occasionally and repair disk permissions on my mac pro and macbook pro.

    also, after adding another hdd into my 2nd bay in the mac pro it seems to run faster too :dunno:
     
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    have 3 HDs in mine... the original osx, 1 just for windows and 1 for storage for osx
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    fast hard drives or raid 5 configuration
     
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    JCrev Where is your god now? OT Supporter

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    Its kind of a hassle to do all the time, but if you want to speed up one program you could run the unix command renice and set the program you want to run at -20. I've only played around with it for a little bit and didn't notice any huge changes in performance but other people claim drastic differences.

    http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=5894651&
     

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