Would the monitor not turn on until the desktop view? I’m not sure if it was due to the lack of the fans working, an improper install on my part, or an existing fault with the See also reader feedback below from Pro Apps users Personally I’m inclined to stay with the GeForce GT for now, because game performance is important to me. Installed it in my 1st gen MacPro model removed that XT that I sent pix of way back, with the Accelero X2 cooler swap and it didn’t work. Every time I tried to boot off of a disk I would get kernel panic, and it would ask me to restart my computer. I wish I had two 30″ displays

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Then, a wave of multicolored artifact blocks would sweep across mxc screen, and the computer would freeze, requiring a hard reboot. The mxc time, the question would always be answered with a stock PC answer, regardless of the fact that I specified I was using the card on a Mac Pro under Leopard Yesterday I had 3 peculiar instances of being unable to wake the computer, or having the display an HP suddenly darken and go into sleep mode.

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ATI RADEON HD 3870 – Mac & PC Edition – graphics card – Radeon HD 3870 – 512 MB

The second answer was unfailingly a pathetic echo of my question back to me as supposed acknowledgment that they understood what I was asking, followed by very little to help. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

Sign in to check out Check out as guest. The Radeon beats its predecessors soundly. I’ve tried many times and the only ones I can do are disk utility and reset PRAM at the start, I’ve read that macs can be installed without having system recovery with it and I’m guessing that’s the case with mine as you can’t reinstall my os from recovery cause it wasn’t supposed to have el capitan on mac pro and it’s a piker boot version.

I have 3 hard drives and 6 sticks of RAM in my Mac Pro, so it gets fairly warm, and I wonder if the card’s cooling just can’t handle all of it.

I couldn’t use My Techtool Pro 4, or Diskwarrior. I’ve very satisfied with it and it does indeed perform slightly better in Windows – I don’t have any good Mac games to test. Later reports first I welcome other feedback news at xlr8yourmac.

Doesn’t get hot at all, very cool to the touch.

ATI Radeon HD 3870 Mac Edition

The card needs auxiliary power available from one of two power plugs on the Mac Pro mainboard. I started the following thread detailing my issues with my original max, and how much better the replacement got.

Without EFI firmware, it does not show anything until the driver is loaded, which is at the desktop if you auto-login, or the login screen if you manually log in. I wish I had two 30″ displays Yeah I’m given it long enough I think, and when I plug the monitor lead into the old graphics card it works straight away. I’d had to turn off real-time updating of video scopes 387 the previous card, or it would drop frames on playback.


Unreal Tournament v Hr shows up in system information as being there in slot 1. Photo Slideshow with captions picasaweb. The fan gets pretty loud when gaming, but that’s expected, since the card is under some stress.

Thread URLs below no longer work after changes at Apple forums site 1. Since obtaining a replacement was such a hassle in the first place, I decided to deal with it myself by installing a 3rd party cooler knowing there was no way back.

Tried the once more to make sure it wasn’t a seating problem and used the other power connector this time Not the fault of your hardware at least. All of us Mac owners for years have been disappointed in driver updates literally none except for what’s included in OS X updates – ATI and Nvidia released frequent driver updates for windows but on the Mac, there’s literally none except for what apple releases In the mean time I was at least getting very good performance in Photoshop and in OS X games even with settings way up; for simpler games, maxed out.

Also for what ever reason computer seems more snappy. And we have the hardware raid card as well, with 3 drives in a Raid 5 configuration.