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Old Jul 2, 2012, 04:40 AM   #1
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Mac Pro 1,1 and USB 3.0

Sorry if this has been asked before, but here goes...


I have a Mac Pro 1,1 which is still running like a champ. However, I was wondering if I can add a USB 3.0 PCI card?

Ive tried googling it, but nothing has really come up.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Never mind


Just checked out MacSales, and they have one thats compatible with my mac.
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Old Jul 2, 2012, 06:39 AM   #2
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I just ordered the caldigit one with USB 3 and esata.
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Old Jul 9, 2012, 11:23 AM   #3
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apparently the NEC drivers (patched lacie as indicated above) work:
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1238494

or if you have a lacie drive:
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthre...2#post15212002

however not too sure if they offer VLI (via) support natively, or through a patched kext, etc.

If I can find a method to get the vli chipset working, that would be pure gold.
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Old Jul 9, 2012, 07:04 PM   #4
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Hi I added USB 3.0 to my 1,1 a while ago:-

http://retrocosm.net/2012/02/23/ssd-...-in-a-mac-pro/
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