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Old Aug 29, 2010, 05:58 PM   #1
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Flashable Video cards for PowerMac G5

What are the top 7 flashable video cards that I can put in my PowerMac G5 dual core 2.3?

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Old Aug 29, 2010, 06:21 PM   #2
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Hi Danny,

Matey first thing you gotta tell us is wether you've got a pcie or an agp powermac g5.

Being a dc it's a pcie, and dp being agp

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Old Aug 29, 2010, 06:27 PM   #3
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Hi Danny,

Matey first thing you gotta tell us is wether you've got a pcie or an agp powermac g5.

Being a dc it's a pcie, and dp being agp

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His post says dual core does it not?
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Old Aug 29, 2010, 08:38 PM   #4
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His post says dual core does it not?
LOL.

OP. Check the threads like 2 posts down on this topic.

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Old Aug 29, 2010, 09:00 PM   #5
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I know it said DC, but recon he knows the diff between DC and DP? i didnt when i first got my powermac.. >
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I know it said DC, but recon he knows the diff between DC and DP? i didnt when i first got my powermac.. >
A fair point...and the sig does say "PowerMac G5: 2 x 2.3 GHz", which tends to imply dual processor rather than dual core.
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His post says dual core does it not?
People get dual processor and dual core mixed up constantly so its not a bad question.
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