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2008

  1. TheMacProUser

    MP 1,1-5,1 NVME on Mac Pro 3,1

    Hi everyone I know it’s been discussed a lot here but I’m still can’t get my Mac Pro to boot nvme i saw any possible guide but all the guides are written and I can’t understand them can someone send me a video of how to upgrade the 2008 Mac bootrom or maybe write me a new guide or just explain...
  2. BarUrakbaev

    MP 1,1-5,1 Helpppp me! gpu question

    his every one I have an early 2008 Mac Pro with 2.8 ghz core and recently my gpu died 😭 today I'm gonna buy a ATI Radeon HD 4870 but here's the deal tho I have only one power cable to connect it 😂 will it work? oh just forgot to say its a sapphire edition gpu does any one know if I have to flash...
  3. Z

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 Cooling

    Aight lads and lasses of MacRumours I have a question: What are some of your reccomendation for fan cooling on 3,1 (or any of the old pre trashcan macs)? I've set this cooling profile but one of my Ram banks is a good few degrees hotter at any given time. For context I've repasted the CPU's...
  4. HomieJohn

    How to get OS X El Capitan on a MacBookAir1,1?

    Hey guys! So I've tried searching for ways to do this but they haven't worked out. For example, every time I use MacPostFactor, it just gives me an error. With OS X Patcher, it won't let me use my keyboard so I can't actually patch the installation. Am I doing something wrong? Are there other...
  5. A

    iMac 2008 not booting / screen issue

    I was recently given an iMac (2008 I think) from an old lady who said it wouldn’t Start up. I thought I’d give it a go but I’m more of a pc guy so could do with some help. It turns on to apple loading screen but stops halfway through & the screen goes dodgy like in the pics. Any idea what this...
  6. X

    UPGRADE Xserve 2,1 early 2008 from single to dual CPU

    Hey, I have upgraded my early 2008 2,1 Xserve with 1x 2,8 GHz Quad Core Xeon with a second same CPU. This was a few years ago in late 2013 and have never realy used it. Only a few hours. In late 2016 the trouble started with an issue of CPU B FAN 2 IN spinning at 18 - 19k rpm all the time...
  7. MAVERICKk2

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 El Capitan Apple logo bot screen issue

    Hi All, I have a problem with a Mac Pro 3,1 Early 2008. Every single time that I install El Capitan when the computer restarts after completing the installation process, the Mac Pro gets hung and the Apple logo bot screen cannot pass thru half way of the load. I have installed Lion all the...
  8. donluca

    Macbook Air 2008 (1,1) - what macOS?

    Hello everyone, what macOS can I put on this Macbook Air? It’s the first one, the 13”. I see on dosdude1 website that I can’t even put Sierra on it and I was wondering why. This macbook air has 32 bit EFI but with a 64 bit processor so it should support somehow newer OS. Any input is highly...
  9. C

    Early 2008 IMac Audio Mojave

    I am building a 2008 Imac for a customer. I am running latest version of the patch tool This is the 24 inch version and no mater what I do the Audio sounds like crap and I can not control the volume. I have also installed this same version on a 20inch version of 8,1 and everything seams to work...
  10. VaZ

    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdowns

    A buddy of mine brought his MP3,1 over to show me how it randomly shuts down as if the power cord goes unplugged. It feels like it's getting worse and has trouble making it to the desktop now. Trying with multiple boot drives Lion, El Capitan, High Sierra, Mojave, Windows 7 and 10. Same result...
  11. Y

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 vs 2011 iMac

    Hello. I have just come in possession of two Macs and don't know which is best for my needs. I'll be selling the computer I don't keep and trying to get the most money in the end is desirable but it's vital that I pick the right one performance wise also. The computers are: 1. Mac Pro 3,1...
  12. drbrazil

    Screen ''prohibited'' when installing Mojave in Macbook 5.1, 2008 (dosdude1).

    Hi brothers! I download the patch dosdude mojave I download the ''install mojave'' through the patch dosdude i create the USB Boot I restart, click button option, select USB Boot ERROR ø I've tried others pendrivers and i followed the dosdude tutorial complete, i not sucess. Macbook is...
  13. fhturner

    Mac Pro 3,1 2008 Mojave GPU verdict?

    Hey Everyone— I have been searching but cannot find a "complete" answer or recommendation on this (there's a 10.13 HS thread, but not 10.14 Mojave): I need to get a 2008 Mac Pro 3,1 upgraded (via @dosdude1's patched installer) to macOS 10.14 Mojave. So I need a Metal-capable GPU. To recap what...
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    whats the value of this macpro 2008 now ? "2.1/3.1/4.1..." meaning ?

    hi All I have this macpro from early 2008 2 x 2.8 quadcore intel xeon upgraded to 12gb 800 mhz ddr2 total ati radeon hd 2600 256mb no wifi what do you think is its value / what shall I expect to sell it for in London ? also ive seen on many threads people using the number "2.1/3.1/4.1.."...
  15. MrAjarix

    Mac Pro GPU Replacement

    Hey guys, I have just acquired a Mac Pro 2008 model which I believe has a Radeon HD 2600 XT inside it. The problem is that it will power on but then shows nothing on the display. My first bet is that the GPU has died or the ports on the GPU have died (tried with other monitors and will try with...
  16. Y

    Time for an upgrade? (2008 MBP)

    My MBP has served me well, its late 2008 15" Unibody, running 10.10.5, i upgraded the RAM a while ago to 8GB nowadays, when playing Youtube 1080p, the CPU usage goes up really high, the fans go crazy and the video starts lagging and pausing I was thinking of getting a more modern refurb, like...
  17. S

    Undervolting Legacy Macbook 2008 Unibody - I'm Stuck :(

    Hey all, I wanted to ask if anyone could help out with a problem I'm having. I've been working on this 2008 Macbook for a friend who needs a laptop but can't afford a new one. I installed High Sierra with the patcher. I really wanted to undervolt it to increase battery life and to reduce...
  18. pat250

    Upgrading a 2008 Mac Pro: Graphics card recommendations

    Hey everyone, I'm looking into buying a used 2008-2009 Mac Pro on ebay. I want to smoothly edit HD videos on FCP, so I was thinking I should upgrade the internals. -At least 16gb RAM -At least 2gb VRAM (graphics card) Here's a link to the Mac I found...
  19. D

    2008 iMac with unformatted Evo 860

    A friend of mine who is a Pc repair guy with not much Mac experience replaced my dead HD in an early 08 iMac with a Samsung Evo 860 SSD. We did not format the disc. When I try to boot from old install discs I just get the folder with ? mark. I tried to boot from a bootable drive I made by...
  20. TheGamer3399

    macOS High Sierra Patched USB Issue's

    Hello ya'll, I recently got a 2008 Mac Pro at a E-Waste collection center for € 100, before I hear "It is broken". It isn't and works with its current install of Snow Leopard & Random Windows 10 HDD. Since Apple doesn't officially support this specific device anymore I used dosdude1's patcher...