Flashing video cards ROM

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by lisius_kent, Jul 10, 2004.

  1. macrumors member

    Jul 10, 2004
    Bend, Oregon
    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.
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 17, 2003
    New Jersey USA
    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.
  3. macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    I doubt flashing and ATI 7000 ROM on the S3 Virge will do anything but kill the card. ;)

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