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Adding more RAM should speed it up a little...
Do you have a graphics card that is allowing Quartz Extreme to run off the graphics card? That will cause a noticeable speed up. Also if you update_prebindings (Kind of like a X version of rebuilding the desktop in 9) about once a month, it should keep it going faster... Their are also some small hacks that reduce the amount of "stuff" that is happening in the background, check sites like macosxhints.com and others for such tips as reducing window buffer size and such to speed it up.

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Chealion:
Adding more RAM should speed it up a little...

More Ram WILL help alot! IMHO

Do you have a graphics card that is allowing Quartz Extreme to run off the graphics card? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

16MB or more for the Graphics Card to take advantage of Quartz Extreme
 

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Thanx for the tips.
I have a 32 video in now.Seems that the more apps I install the slower it gets.I checked the process viewer and there really isnt alot going on.I did come across a site that was talking about partitioning a HD to devote to the sys file or something.Is this still true in Jag or was that just for the horrible X release?
 

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sudo update_prebinding -root /

once finished reboot the machine. Should help somewhat.

the top command is run from the commandline
 

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Add 256 megs of RAM ( cheap )$50-80
Add a G4 card $150-450 depending on speed.
The RAM is really needed.
The G4 will make a big difference as X takes full advantage of Altivec.

Did you get the patch for the Radeon 32 meg?? to use Quartz Extreme??



 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by macdoc:

Did you get the patch for the Radeon 32 meg?? to use Quartz Extreme??
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What patch? Can you give more info on that MacDoc? I have a Radeon 32 meg, and I believe I'm running Quartz Extreme, but can you please give more info...
 
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