Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Macintosh Computers

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jul 10, 2004, 07:34 PM   #1
macrumors member
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Bend, Oregon
Send a message via AIM to lisius_kent
Flashing video cards ROM

I remember reading somewhere that you could take a ATI RADEON 7000 PRO PCI PC EDITION video card and flash the ROM on it to make it work in a mac. I was wondering if I could take my old S3 Virge and flash the ROM in it so it will work in my mac. Any help would be appreciated.
lisius_kent is offline   0
Old Jul 10, 2004, 07:49 PM   #2
macrumors 6502a
seamuskrat's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: New Jersey USA
Send a message via AIM to seamuskrat Send a message via Yahoo to seamuskrat
I have only seen utilities and drivers and ROM images for the Radeon series. Since the other seres yo uhave has no analogus Mac product, it will prove difficult to find a Mac rom for it. In the case of the Radeon 7000, there is a Mac version, so you can buy the PC and flash the Mac rom to it and be all set.
seamuskrat is offline   0
Old Jul 10, 2004, 08:27 PM   #3
Sun Baked
macrumors G5
Sun Baked's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
I doubt flashing and ATI 7000 ROM on the S3 Virge will do anything but kill the card.
MacRumors member fails resist iPhone glamour effect, suffers credit card damage 2d8.
Sun Baked is offline   0

MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Macintosh Computers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hel downloading Flv and Flash Videos! angelxbites Mac Applications and Mac App Store 0 Jul 18, 2011 06:04 PM
Video Card For Streaming turbobass Digital Video 6 Mar 5, 2011 07:46 PM
macbook pro late 2009, possible video card fail? samir684 MacBook Pro 1 Jan 25, 2011 05:02 PM
Frash plays flash video? Ipwn4 Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks 2 Nov 7, 2010 01:04 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:32 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013,, LLC