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MacintoshMaster
Jun 9, 2011, 08:29 AM
Hi there,
I have a Powermac G4 Quicksilver which I bought as a 733MHz but then upgraded the mother board and processor to dual 800Mhz.

Will this graphics card work?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Power-Colour-Radeon-9800-256MB-DDR-AGP-Graphics-Card-/280679890289?pt=UK_Computing_Computer_Components_Graphics_Video_TV_Cards_TW&hash=item4159d33d71#ht_2812wt_1141



sysiphus
Jun 9, 2011, 11:53 AM
Hi there,
I have a Powermac G4 Quicksilver which I bought as a 733MHz but then upgraded the mother board and processor to dual 800Mhz.

Will this graphics card work?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Power-Colour-Radeon-9800-256MB-DDR-AGP-Graphics-Card-/280679890289?pt=UK_Computing_Computer_Components_Graphics_Video_TV_Cards_TW&hash=item4159d33d71#ht_2812wt_1141

No, not as-is. You need a Mac Edition, or a PC card that has been re-flashed with a Mac ROM. If you're looking on eBay, I'd try the search terms "Radeon Mac" and go from there...

(You can reflash a PC card yourself, but given that you're asking about this stuff from the perspective of a newbie, I'd suggest paying the mild premium to get one pre-flashed and save yourself the trouble...)