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RE: O.T. Computers
From: Mark Sottilaro [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 3:44 PM
Subject: Re: O.T. Computers
Also, the G4 RISK processor sounds a lot warmer than Intel chips, in my
opinion. I think it has something to do with the way that Floating Point
Luigi Meloni wrote:
> That is the reason why i still use Win98se. I've got WinMe on my notebook
> and I think it sucks. The only good thing in it is the fact it can use
> drivers, which in cakewalk products allow a very little latency.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Sottilaro" <email@example.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 1:58 AM
> Subject: Re: O.T. Computers
> > No offense taken. I have Macs and PCs and drive a Golf. I'm not
> > is without sin, but when I hear that every time you add hardware to
> > you've got to get a new serial number to run Windows XP, I cringe.
> > pretty damn evil. I like this debate, but it's a lot like religion.
> > CarlJacobson@cakewalk.com wrote:
> > > Hey I drive a Saturn and use a PC? What does that mean?
> > >
> > > Mark I meant no disrespect by my last message. That whole "evil
> > > thing just gets under my skin sometimes...maybe I've read one to many
> > > Rand books...
> > >
> > and for this question...
> > > If I had a peice of gear that would only run on OS 9, and would never
> > > it's drivers upgraded ever, what would you recomend to house the
> > > would be the cheapest option? What would I get from a more expensive
> > > considering that I will never be able to upgrade it? What kind of
> > > will 'never go away'?
> > >
> > > The gear in question is a Korg Oasys card. Probably the best
> > > deal ever - more powerful than a Digi farm card, latency down to 1.5
> > > ASIO, ADAT I/O, comes with more than half the Triton sample sound
> > > Z1 style synthesis, awesome AD/DA, but no support, no drivers, ever.
> > >
> > Well, here's the deal. I've got an Aurora Fuse video capture card.
> > best I could afford at the time. Aurora has stated that they will
> > an OSX driver for it. They will give me their Igniter card... if I
> > another $500. Frankly, at that point, I'd sooner get a DV camera and
> > since I'm using Final Cut Pro anyway, and have the Igniter RT card at
> > So.... When I need to capture analog video, or record in DP3, I reboot
> into OS
> > 9. It's a pretty good OS, all in all. Sure, OSX is better, but it's
> > very new. I'm impressed at how little I've got to launch the "Classic
> > environment" these days. If you really need a Mac box, I'd look for a
> > high end G3 or low end G4 and just stick to OS 9.2
> > Mark