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PowerMacFan
Oct 12, 2012, 05:01 PM
what is the best graphics card i can get for a MDD that will show the full potencial of the transparancy and GUI effects of leopard? Im looking for a card under 100



Nameci
Oct 12, 2012, 05:43 PM
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro flashed to mac firmware...

PowerMacFan
Oct 12, 2012, 06:54 PM
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro flashed to mac firmware...

how about the ATI Radeon 9700pro Mac edition 128 MB DDR SDRAM AGP 8x?

Intell
Oct 12, 2012, 06:56 PM
Isn't a PC ATI X800 flashed to Mac fairly powerful as well?

PowerMacFan
Oct 12, 2012, 07:00 PM
Isn't a PC ATI X800 flashed to Mac fairly powerful as well?

yes but is well over $200

Intell
Oct 12, 2012, 07:06 PM
yes but is well over $200

They're like $90 on eBay.

Nameci
Oct 12, 2012, 08:00 PM
how about the ATI Radeon 9700pro Mac edition 128 MB DDR SDRAM AGP 8x?

Seriously? That is the BTO card and is very hard to find.

PowerMacFan
Oct 12, 2012, 08:08 PM
They're like $90 on eBay.

i have a PCI GeForce FX5500 and a AGP radeon 9550 what can these be flashed to?

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seriously? That is the bto card and is very hard to find.

bto?

Intell
Oct 12, 2012, 08:15 PM
bto?

Built to order. Meaning, they only came on Macs as an optional upgrade.

PowerMacFan
Oct 12, 2012, 08:22 PM
Built to order. Meaning, they only came on Macs as an optional upgrade.

will it work in a FW800 MDD?

Nameci
Oct 12, 2012, 08:27 PM
will it work in a FW800 MDD?

I have one on one of my FW800 Powermac G4 dual 1.42 because I was just lucky to snag one of those.

Your best bet would still be the ATI Radeon 9800 Pro flashed. I am not sure if an x800xt would work on a G4.

Intell
Oct 12, 2012, 08:31 PM
Your best bet would still be the ATI Radeon 9800 Pro flashed. I am not sure if an x800xt would work on a G4.

I think a non-Mac one will, but it will have to be taped. Not sure about the taping, but I think it'll work.