I need majior help for my g5

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

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    fun173

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    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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    spinnerlys

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    Cindori

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

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

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    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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