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I need majior help for my g5

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by fun173, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. macrumors 68030


    ok, i have a g5, its graphics card is messed up and displays discolored pixels all across the screen

    Im trying to reinstall osx but it hangs on the preparing instalation window.

    I have an 8800gts from my pc but when i put it in the g5 it doesent display video, is there anything i can do to get the 8800gt to work because the g5 is going about 10 times slower than it normally should please help!!!
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  3. macrumors 68040


    You can not put PC graphic cards in a Mac and expect it to work, especially not in a PPC Mac.
  4. macrumors 68020


    a cheap mac pci card from ebay should do for recovery unless you have a pcie g5.
  5. macrumors 65816


    The 8800 Mac card only works in Intel Macs.

    The model of the G5 will determine the card you should buy. What G5 do you have?

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